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Texas' junior Sen. Ted Cruz has caused quite a stir - mostly from his own party - over his plan to de-fund Obamacare.

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 4:15pm

Remembered more for his antics in the wrestling ring, with fluffy pink boas wrapped around his neck, than his years as a member of a SEAL team, former Minnesota Gov.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 5:19pm

Minnesotans may be tapped for more taxes because the last legislative session failed to notice changes in the federal government's tax code. It's more than just an oops. It could spell more pain for those who had to face foreclosure or short sale.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 5:18pm

For those who need a reminder of how fragile life can be, the untimely death on Friday of Dr. Jerry Poland in a fatal traffic accident in Wyoming provided an unfortunate reminder.

Mon, 09/23/2013 - 4:15pm

Republican war hawk Sen.

Sun, 09/22/2013 - 8:10pm

Haunted by his experiences in combat during World War I, Grover Cleveland Alexander was able to win 373 games during a 20-year major league career, the third-highest total in major league history.

Fri, 09/20/2013 - 4:40pm

Just when things seemed to be calming down in the Middle East, an old fiscal cancer has shown up: Default on obligations the United States has assumed by borrowing to support a growing federal spending appetite. Default could occur as early as Oct.

Sun, 09/15/2013 - 8:48pm

Why is it OK that a "not for profit" company with virtually no safety guidelines continues to provide services where people are killed, raped or ripped off on a regular basis? Yet nobody questions this.

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 7:57pm

Government drones are taking to the skies over your home and mine to make sure you don't drink more pop than the government allows and to ward off those extra pounds picked up at your favorite fast food joint.

Mon, 06/04/2012 - 5:43pm

A reader opinion on May 30 contained several points that must be challenged: Voter ID: The writer states that voter ID is a matter of honor but offers nothing to explain what he means.

Mon, 06/04/2012 - 9:50am