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Staff WritersA South Florida member of Congress wants to require the federal government to verify damage before declaring areas a disaster, a step bypassed in Miami-Dade County last fall that led to residents collecting $31 million in aid for a hurricane that struck...
Here's one of those glass-half-empty/glass-half-full bits of news: Recently online company househunt.com surveyed real estate agents and concluded that 51 percent of U.S. home sellers are getting 95 to 100 percent of their asking prices. You can look...
Five years ago, when I covered David Petraeus' triumphant visit to Capitol Hill after he salvaged the war effort in Iraq, I likened the reception he received to that of conquering generals of Rome, who were feted with laurels, purple robes, trumpets and...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelMark Foley, the former Florida congressman, will be a guest on “Real Time With Bill Maher” this week. Chef Mario Batali will be another guest on the HBO show, which airs at 10 p.m. Friday and repeats immediately at 11 p.m. The program also...
Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.The Baker-Hamilton report on Iraq, Holocaust deniers and the House Ethics Committee report on why former Rep. Mark Foley's escaped discipline were mere sideshows on the main political stage last week compared with Barack Obama. And while the junior...
Tags: Cartoons, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Illinois, Hampshire
DENNIS HASTERT SHOULD RESIGN as speaker of the House of Representatives. Not necessarily because he failed to act quickly when shown evidence suggesting that Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) was abusing his power with teenagers — not all the details are...
THE SCANDAL SURROUNDING disgraced Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) is following the familiar Washington pattern, with one side (Democrats, in this case) alleging a coverup and the other (Republicans) railing about a setup. Even the affair itself has a familiar...
MICHELANGELO SIGNORILE hosts a daily radio program on Sirius satellite radio.THE FINGER-POINTING in the Mark Foley scandal has curiously not focused on one particularly powerful player complicit in allowing the Florida Republican to continue his detrimental behavior for years: the American media. By not reporting on Foley's...
SO WHICH will be harder to spot this season — Mark Foley campaign signs or movie ads for "Idiocracy"? If Foley had been as stealthy about messaging teenage pages as 20th Century Fox has been in releasing this dystopian social satire, Foley might...
Jon Sawyer is director of the Washington-based Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He has reported from Iran and throughout the Middle East.AN EMBATTLED president, a Congress distracted by a sex scandal, looming midterm elections — and yet overwhelming agreement, with scant debate or publicity, on fateful legislation that set the nation on a path to war. It happened eight autumns ago,...
House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and the House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Calif., announced in a joint letter to colleagues that they decided to end the House Page Program. Program supports are crying foul because it has been in existence...
Tags: Nancy Pelosi, Elections, Ohio, Politics, John Boehner
Donald F. Munson grew up around politics, but it wasn't until he became a congressional page in the early 1950s that he decided to make a career of it. The Washington County Republican, who served 36 years in the Maryland General Assembly, met Gerald R....
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Aug 17, 2011 |Story| Daily American
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