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Obama's see-no-evil world

By DANA MILBANK, WASHINGTON POST January 21, 2015, 11:50 AM

To judge from the State of the Union speech (and response) America's leaders haven't noticed that the world is on...

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Archdiocese bankruptcy: Some issues going forward

By Fred Zimmerman January 20, 2015, 06:00 PM

Actions were needed, but goodwill missions will be constrained and employers will face uncertainties about their liabilities.

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When politicians use the flag for political gain

By MICHAEL GOLDNER January 20, 2015, 06:00 PM

Whether they served in the military or not, many seem to think lapel pins convey patriotism.

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Romney: Views on whether third time's the charm

By January 20, 2015, 06:00 PM

A collection of excerpted reactions to the news that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is considering a third run for the presidency:

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'Serial,' critiqued

By Michael Smerconish, Philadelphia Inquirer January 20, 2015, 11:31 AM

This very popular podcast lacks what it needs to be a real search for truth.

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'Soak the rich' talk douses tax hopes

By Paula Dwyer, Bloomberg News January 19, 2015, 06:30 PM

President Obama drowned chances for bipartisan reform this year by choosing to use anti-wealthy rhetoric.

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The president has the opposition party back on its heels

By Paul Waldman, Washington Post January 20, 2015, 11:32 AM

Republicans are befuddled by his plan to cut middle-class taxes.

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Updating Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

By Denise Johnson, Star Tribune January 19, 2015, 06:30 PM

Many bridges yet to cross, longtime civil rights leader Vernon Jordan tells Minneapolis audience.

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Why Obama, others are careful with language of 'radical Islam'

By Eli Lake, Bloomberg News January 19, 2015, 06:30 PM

Yes, we are fighting Muslim extremists. Yes, we are fighting a war on terror. And, yes, we depend on Muslim allies to help combat these threats.

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A soprano in space — good use of anyone's money? Absolutely.

By Stephen Carter, Bloomberg News January 19, 2015, 12:46 PM

Why Sarah Brightman's space travel can help humanity.

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