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07/29/2016 - 2:00pm

    Where's the pivot?

    That's what I was wondering throughout Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's lengthy and surprisingly humorless acceptance speech Thursday at the Grand Old Party's national convention in Cleveland.

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07/28/2016 - 6:00pm

    Donald Trump made a grand entrance on the first night of the Republican National Convention back-lit in a thick blue fog. I expected to hear the theme song from his "The Celebrity Apprentice" program, "For the Love of Money" by the O'Jays. But,...

07/21/2016 - 9:00am

    Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina was still learning the ways of Washington, he says, when he saw a police officer following his car near Capitol Hill.

    "I took a left...," he recalled in a speech...

07/16/2016 - 5:00pm

    It's been a long time since we've seen Republican lawmakers as concerned about bad race relations as they have been in recent days, especially when they can blame the whole mess on the nation's first black president.

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07/15/2016 - 2:00pm

    I have never been entirely comfortable with the name that the Black Lives Matter movement chose for itself.

    I get their point. The group's founders didn't mean to imply that other people's lives...

07/07/2016 - 4:00pm

    I like Bill and Hillary Clinton, but they don't make it easy.

    For more than a quarter century I have watched them slip and out of scandals, most of which were either generated or exaggerated by their...

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