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The Romance ‘Power Couple’

THE HEROINE of my novel, Below the Beltway, is in her late-thirties and not sure she wants children. What Alex Gantry is sure about is that she wants a man who isn’t freaked out […]

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Bill Clinton, Spouse In Chief

Clinton paused to let the delegates laugh, then said, “Whether you believe it or not, momentarily, I was speechless.” More laughter, then: “We’ve been walking and talking and laughing together ever since.” – […]

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Hillary Clinton, First Woman Nominated for President in U.S. History

WE WAITED and waited, she waited and waited and now it has happened.

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first woman to be nominated for president in U.S. history.

The longest-serving woman in Congress, Senator Barbara McKulsky […]

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Sarah Silverman to Bernie or Bust: ‘You’re Being Ridiculous’

“…and [Sarah Silverman] wouldn’t take no for an answer. I thought it was the most effective speech by a celebrity that I’ve ever seen. … No one else has brought them along and I […]

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Wasserman-Schultz, Russian Hack Collide Before Sanders Big Night *Updated*

The story has another level of intrigue involving Mr. Manafort, Mr. Trump’s campaign chairman. Working through his lobbying firm, Mr. Manafort was one of several American advisers to Viktor F. Yanukovych, the Russian-backed leader […]

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Clinton-Kaine Announced, Guccifer 2.0 Dumps DNC Bernie Emails

In the end, Mrs. Clinton decided Mr. Kaine, 58, a former governor of Virginia who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and speaks fluent Spanish, had the qualifications and background and the personal […]

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Ivanka, Donald Trump Reach Out in Evening of Warnings

THE DISENFRANCHISED have found a Republican champion and the showman finally got serious about the job he’s applying for.

The last night in Cleveland Trump’s message expanded and Donald’s neverending speech much more closely […]

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Trump’s Soap Opera

THE TRUMP campaign knew what Ted Cruz was going to say and was actually hoping for an endorsement in the end.

Whatever tension accumulated over the first day inside the Q quickly exploded when Cruz […]

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Trump-A-Palooza is Entertainment, Just Not How Donald Envisioned It

The controversy set off by the stumble spread rapidly from the political class to average Americans: African-Americans were angry that Ms. Trump had chosen to swipe the words of the country’s first African-American first […]

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