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  • Oxfam report highlights widening income gap between rich, poor

    Oxfam report highlights widening income gap between rich, poor
    As business and political leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss the improving world economy, new evidence emerged about how much the rich have become richer — and how much further the poor are falling behind. The 85 richest people on...
  • College football's crystal ball is a little cloudy at the moment

    College football's crystal ball is a little cloudy at the moment
    This just in: The man who gets paid to know is suddenly a know-nothing. Blame it on the sinister Bowl Championship Series master plot to faucet-drip the suspense until the last Harris pollster is tracked down at a bar singing his college fight song on a...
  • A keep-the-bums-in mood may prevail in midterm election

    A keep-the-bums-in mood may prevail in midterm election
    After a highly contentious, hugely unproductive session, members of the most unpopular Congress in history will face voters this year and, very likely, win reelection in overwhelming numbers. It is a paradox of these discontented times. Participants...
  • Chris Christie bridge scandal only underscores his bully image

    Chris Christie bridge scandal only underscores his bully image
    He has berated questioners at campaign events from California to New Hampshire, called a former Navy SEAL an idiot for criticizing his education policies and, wielding an ice cream cone, dressed down a passerby in a widely broadcast confrontation along...
  • Obama: Farewell to a bad 2013, bring on 2014

    Obama: Farewell to a bad 2013, bring on 2014
    If a cartoon balloon had floated atop President Obama’s head during his year-end news conference on Friday it would have said, succinctly: “Good riddance, 2013. Here’s hoping for a better 2014.” The president certainly noted some...
  • Happy Holidays: Google Doodle avoiding 'war on Christmas' rumpus?

    Happy Holidays: Google Doodle avoiding 'war on Christmas' rumpus?
    Nicely played, Google Doodle! I see what you did there. Today's Google Doodle kicks off Christmas Eve by sidestepping the never-to-be-resolved "Merry Christmas" versus "Happy Holidays" debate. The Google Doodle simple shows a bucolic scene of a couple...
  • Louisiana's Mary Landrieu adopts risky strategy in bid to keep Senate seat

    Louisiana's Mary Landrieu adopts risky strategy in bid to keep Senate seat
    METAIRIE, La. — In the months before Congress passed the president's healthcare law, Sen. Mary L. Landrieu faced a deluge: The office phones rang off the hook, the mail was heavy and a few restive constituents — well aware of the cameras...
  • Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina

    Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina
    The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in the U.S. has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk-show host and a plethora of politicians. Despite the healthcare drama, President Obama held on to the top...
  • Bill de Blasio outlines liberal agenda after New York mayoral victory

    Bill de Blasio outlines liberal agenda after New York mayoral victory
    NEW YORK -- To the cheers of hundreds of supporters, New York’s next mayor, Bill de Blasio, promised Tuesday to lead the city down a path that would tackle racial inequality and undo income gaps that he said were “decades in the making.”...
  • Gov. Chris Christie celebrates win, pledges to set example for nation

    Gov. Chris Christie celebrates win, pledges to set example for nation
    After winning reelection by an overwhelming margin, Gov. Chris Christie took the stage Tuesday night to give a victory speech not just to supporters in New Jersey, but also to the rest of the United States, who might be asked to vote for him in 2016....
  • Reading tea leaves: What Virginia and New Jersey exit polls say

    Reading tea leaves: What Virginia and New Jersey exit polls say
    The two biggest elections Tuesday provided an imperfect template for predicting the future. In New Jersey, Republican Gov. Chris Christie so thoroughly blew away his Democratic opponent that conclusions are skewed. It would be a miracle, for instance,...