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- Pregnancies decline overall, up among older women
- Pentagon plans to destroy Syrian chemical arms on ship at sea
- Paris Metro issues ‘politeness manual’ to improve passengers’ behavior
- Justin Bieber, crew detained at Australian airport in drug search
- Lee Rigby trial: Muslim who machete-hacked soldier calls it ‘humane’ kill
- GM ending Chevy sales in Europe to focus on Opel and Vauxhall
- Putin’s diplomats to U.S. busted for living high life off $1.5M bilked from Medicaid
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- Boehner: It took me 3 to 4 hours to sign up for Obamacare
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Topic - Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
west of Chatsworth. The library may be accessed by driving to the Olsen Road exit of State Route 23, which connects to the nearby Ronald Reagan Freeway, State Route 118. - Source: Wikipedia
Last week, I spent some time traveling through a state that in recent years has become too much of a foreign territory for Republicans: California.
Sen. Rand Paul introduced himself to Silicon Valley's richest technology giants, met with top-tier members of the Republican intellectual establishment, addressed 1,000 invited guests at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Sunday wound up a seven-day trip to California by winning warm reviews for his sermons at three evangelical church services.
Sen. Rand Paul criticized U.S. involvement in Syria as well as Sen. John McCain's controversial trip to the war-torn country, while speaking at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on Friday night.
His book is out, buzz is shrill. The press is aflap over Jeb Bush, otherwise known as son-of-president, brother-of-president and spouse-of-Latina. Will Jeb run in 2016? Will we have Bush No. 3 in the White House?
Inquiring minds want to know: When Rolling Thunder roars through the nation’s capital this weekend, will President Obama meet with the group’s founder and national executive director, Artie Muller, as former President George W. Bush did in years past?
"If indeed this story is true, it's a craven act and we will use every legal means to stop its sale or purchase. ... Any individual, including a President of the United States, should feel confident that once they enter into the care of a medical system their privacy and rights are held inviolable." So says John Heubusch, executive director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, regarding the public auction of a glass vial that contained Ronald Reagan's blood.
Republicans and Democrats alike insist the United States should stay the course in Afghanistan, sticking to President Obama's timetable for withdrawing American troops despite the massacre of Afghan civilians and the burning of Korans — two offenses blamed on the U.S. military that have stoked anti-American anger.
A certain melancholia can descend upon conservatives who just can't get to the annual CPAC gathering.
Happy 101st birthday to one Ronald Wilson Reagan, still an inspiration for those who believe in the liberty, strength and optimism of the nation, and the inner mettle of Americans.
After World War II, the United States veered from one strategic military policy to another. The "mutual assured de- struction" of President Eisenhower and the Dulles brothers gave way to the "graduated escalation" of Robert McNamara during the Vietnam era.
Despite all the Grand Old Party's political theater, the state of the nation does not appear lost on Americans. President Obama has work to do.
The great entertainers of our time turn out to be presidents and the men who would be president, and this week most of them are in Florida. This is as good as vaudeville ever was. Newt Gingrich, under siege by ex-wives and trying hard to keep track of the various versions of an autobiography-in-progress, nevertheless soldiers on in his mission to restore family values and "morality" to the nation.
They're writing books. They're making speeches. They're fawning over the big dogs.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is reconsidering his decision to stay out of the race for the White House in 2012 and is expected to make a decision soon, according to several people close to the governor with knowledge of his thinking.
Thus far, the maddening Republican storyline in the presidential election cycle is complicating the party's prospects of winning back the White House in 2012.