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Mark Dayton at DNC recalls Senate seat mate Hillary Clinton
Essentia rates 4 stars, Sanford 3 stars in new hospital quality comparison
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Column: Night and day
Letter: Many thanks are offered following fire at business
Letter: Hagedorn all about negativity, fear
Letter: TV coverage of GOP convention left much to be desired
Letter: Journey pastor grateful for community support
Eleanor Louise Engebretson
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Religion briefs: July 28
Column: Face time
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
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June 3, 2016
Column: 'Hunkered Hillary' generates smoke, even when there's no fire
WASHINGTON — The report on Hillary Clinton’s email by the State Department’s inspector general last month was devastating — not because of how she handled email but because of how she handled investigators. The report’s revelations weren’t particularly revelatory: Clinton...
June 3, 2016 - 9:20pm
June 1, 2016
Column: A one-man Lloyd's of London
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump makes more guarantees than a used-car salesman. I guarantee you. He guarantees Mexico will pay for the border wall. “I’ll get Mexico to pay for it one way or the other. I guarantee you that.” He guarantees that his still-secret tax returns are the...
June 1, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 27, 2016
Column: The GOP's lost hope for scandal
WASHINGTON — Everything Rep. Darrell Issa knows about impeachment he learned from Wikipedia. At Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing to consider the impeachment of Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, Issa, the California Republican and dogged investigator...
May 27, 2016 - 12:50pm
May 25, 2016
Column: What are the tax tricks Trump's hiding?
WASHINGTON — A generation after Ronald Reagan denounced the “welfare queen,” the Grand Old Party is evidently on the verge of nominating its first welfare king. Four years ago last week, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, famously wrote off the 47 percent...
May 25, 2016 - 8:28am
May 19, 2016
Column: How about lawmakers pass some laws?
WASHINGTON — In February, when Rep. David Jolly introduced his quixotic plan to ban members of Congress from soliciting campaign contributions, the Florida Republican had only six co-sponsors. Then, three weeks ago, “60 Minutes” did a sympathetic piece on Jolly’s idea, giving...
May 19, 2016 - 2:32pm
May 12, 2016
Column: Does ‘pro-life’ extend to fighting Zika?
WASHINGTON — Rep. Vern Buchanan, a Florida Republican, has called himself “pro-life” since he came to Congress a decade ago. This month, he’s proving it. Buchanan last week announced his support for President Obama’s request for $1.9 billion to fight the Zika virus — a...
May 12, 2016 - 9:24pm
May 10, 2016
Column: The GOP's many ways to deal to Trump
WASHINGTON — There must be 50 ways to leave your leader. Some slip out the back. “In this election, I do not support either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton,” said Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Fla.). Some are making new plans. “I cannot support Donald Trump,” said Sen. Ben Sasse...
May 10, 2016 - 5:30pm
May 5, 2016
Column: 'It could get a lot worse for Muslims in America'
WASHINGTON — My neighborhood of Chevy Chase is a leafy and peaceful slice of Northwest Washington. But this week, the news here is of a woman assaulted outside the local Starbucks by a Donald Trump supporter, she says, for the sin of being Muslim. Police on Monday released surveillance...
May 5, 2016 - 5:33pm
May 3, 2016
Column: Cruz-Fiorina -- a musical comedy
WASHINGTON — Carly, we hardly knew ye. A week ago, Carly Fiorina was in a good position to enjoy the sheen of respectability she had acquired. The former Hewlett-Packard chief had run a solid presidential campaign and established herself as an adroit debater who could cut Donald...
May 3, 2016 - 7:21pm
April 26, 2016
Column: Hope doesn't get you GOP delegates
WASHINGTON — John Kasich, at a campaign stop in Rockville, Md., on Monday, explained why Republican voters aren’t buying what he’s selling. “I’m trying to peddle hope,” said the Ohio governor. “Hope in the short term doesn’t get you a lot of attention, because hope’s...
April 26, 2016 - 4:34pm
April 21, 2016
Column: The United States of Trump
WASHINGTON — “It’s very close to my heart because I was down there, and I watched our police and our firemen down at 7-Eleven, down at the World Trade Center right after it came down, and I saw the greatest people I’ve ever seen in action.” — Donald Trump, April 18 May...
April 21, 2016 - 4:26pm
April 18, 2016
Column: Cruz less dangerous than Trump
WASHINGTON — As Donald Trump stumbles in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, one group has been sorely disappointed by his belated display of weakness: Democratic operatives, who had been hoping fondly to run against him in November. Democrats’ delight at the prospect...
April 18, 2016 - 4:26pm
April 15, 2016
Column: GOP's Benghazi report right on time
WASHINGTON — Is Trey Gowdy planning a July surprise? The chairman of the Select Committee on Benghazi went to ground after he and his colleagues grilled Hillary Clinton in October. They haven’t had a single hearing since then (and had only three public hearings before that one),...
April 15, 2016 - 9:31pm
April 13, 2016
Column: Fortune-cookie platitudes
WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus, the beleaguered and balding Republican National Committee chairman, was asked a few days ago about his mane. “How much gray hair do you think you’re going to have by December?” CNN’s Jake Tapper inquired. “Gray is fine,” the party boss...
April 13, 2016 - 10:20am
April 8, 2016
Column: 2016 -- The reckless vs. the responsible
WASHINGTON — Free trade agreements “have been disastrous” for America, the candidate said, and have sent jobs to Mexico and China. “I will stop it by renegotiating all of the trade agreements that we have.” It sounded like just another threat from Donald Trump to tear up...
April 8, 2016 - 9:31pm