Newsday Dan Janison column
July 14–President Barack Obama’s incumbency is showing clear signs of wear and tear as constituent groups within his own Democratic Party grow bolder in criticizing various White House policies. On . . . Continue Reading
Democrats scour records for provocative comments
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As the nation’s midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats sometimes have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own . . . Continue Reading
Grosse Pointe Park vote could ease marijuana law
July 14–Just outside Detroit, in a lakeside Eden of mansions, blue blazers and yacht shoes, Michigan marijuana advocates are testing the waters. Since 2010, they’ve seen voters pass ballot proposals . . . Continue Reading
2016 SPIN METER: 5 things to know not to believe
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s considered bad form for politicians to say things that are not true. When they talk about their own ambitions, though, deception pretty much comes with the territory . . . Continue Reading
OPINION: David M. Shribman / The worst president?
July 13–Wow. A reputable poll shows that the public believes Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II. Worse than Richard M. Nixon, driven from the presidency by Watergate? Much. Worse than Jimmy Carter, . . . Continue Reading
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Walmart Moms discuss what they want to see addressed during the first 100 days of the next presidency.