WASHINGTON — “Romney Recycled” was the headline atop a Wall Street Journal editorial last week lamenting Mitt Romney’s intimations that he will make a third run at the presidency in 2016.
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Martin Luther King’s birthday as seen by San Diego Union-Tribune cartoonist Steve Breen.
As negotiations with Iran on its nuclear program resumed last week, President Obama reiterated his opposition to new sanctions legislation. The legislation, which has strong bipartisan support, could “undermine the negotiations” and isolate the United States from its allies, Obama said Friday. “Just hold your fire,” he urged Congress, vowing to veto the bill if it reached him.
Muriel Bowser has been the mayor of Washington, D.C., for a grand total of two weeks. And in that time, she’s done two things she really shouldn’t have.
The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff.
Aerials in Panaewa
WASHINGTON — The young man who answered the phone in the Senate office of Vermont’s Bernie Sanders told the caller, a would-be campaign contributor, that it is illegal for funds to be accepted on federal property. He advised the person to contact Sanders’ political operation, which might become a presidential campaign.
When President Obama urged in his State of the Union address that broadband Internet service be made available to all Americans, it was the 21st-century equivalent of calling for a chicken in every pot.
Politics in action
The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.
WASHINGTON — As President Obama prepared Tuesday to lay out his economic agenda in his State of the Union address, House Republicans were moving ahead with an agenda of their own.
After a major corruption scandal among its state judges, Florida enforced new judicial ethics rules, including one prohibiting judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign donations.
Response to letters
The world according to Tom Stiglich, Creators Syndicate.