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SOTU: Loading the House gallery with partisan guests

SOTU: Loading the House gallery with partisan guests

To see the other stars of the State of the Union Tuesday night, you had to look up — way up, to the visitors’ gallery circling the room above President…

Republicans stand fast on partisan response to SOTU

Republicans stand fast on partisan response to SOTU

  The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama’s failed policies, the…

Can Obama influence anything with his State of the Union speech?

Can Obama influence anything with his State of the Union speech?

Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday appear to be aimed at driving the debate in the 2016…

Some Q&A on the State of the Union

Anyone who has closely followed President Barack Obama since 2015 opened might wonder what he has left to say Tuesday night when he delivers the annual State of the Union…

New privacy concerns over Obamacare web site

New privacy concerns over Obamacare web site

A little-known side to the government’s health insurance website is prompting renewed concerns about privacy, just as the White House is calling for stronger cybersecurity protections for consumers. It works…

Should Mark Wahlberg be pardoned for his crimes?

Should Mark Wahlberg be pardoned for his crimes?

Victims of one of Mark Wahlberg’s racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated Boston in the 1980s are divided over whether he should be granted a pardon for…

Dr. King’s dream is not yet realized

Dr. King’s dream is not yet realized

Dr. Martin Luther King Day is a national holiday, one that several states attempted to ignore for too many years. Sadly, too many Americans still ignore the dream that Dr.…

Fifty years ago, she marched in Selma for civil rights

Fifty years ago, she marched in Selma for civil rights

“Steady, loving confrontation.” Those were the first words Lynda Blackmon Lowery says she heard from the mouth of Martin Luther King, Jr. “And those three words changed my life,” said…

‘Selma’ actors help others celebrate MLK holiday

‘Selma’ actors help others celebrate MLK holiday

Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie “Selma” marched with hundreds in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., one of many events around the nation ushering in Monday’s…

Shots fired outside Biden’s home

Shots fired outside Biden’s home

Law enforcement officials have boosted security at the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden after several gunshots rang out from a vehicle speeding by the property over the weekend.…