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John Kerry

Like many men who volunteered for the U.S. Army in World War II, my late father never boasted about his years in uniform. A patriot to his core, he nevertheless more

Jul 7, 2013 5:39 PM News Features

If Chuck Hagel is nominated by President Obama to serve as secretary of defense, there will be at least three compelling arguments in his favor. He served with distinction in the military and would—like secretary of state more

Dec 28, 2012 4:26 PM News Features

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Everyone knows President Barack Obama is a great speaker, but there’s a reason why he also inspires seasoned politicians, a former president and previous presidential candidates to deliver some of the best speeches of their ... more

Sep 11, 2012 8:00 PM Taking Liberties

Local author Matthew Flynn pits Milwaukee versus Washington in the fast-paced, funny novel Pryme Knumber. Fifteen-year-old Bernie Weber is just an ordinary high-school student until he is discovered by the CIA, Washington and Yale for his..... more

Jun 19, 2012 12:00 AM Books

Nothing aggravates Republicans like seeing nasty, effective tactics upon which they have so long relied being... more

May 7, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 6 Comments

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Aug 7, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

Preciselyon schedule, the usual assortment of right wing operatives is preparingits expected assault on the Democratic presidential nominee. While thisunwholesome phase of the election cycle is known universally as “Swiftboating”named after the d... more

Jul 2, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

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