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By: James L. Gattuso | Posted: May 5, 2012 3:55 AM
It’s no secret that the U.S. Postal Service is in financial trouble. Its business is shrinking, with first-class mail revenue down 25 percent since 2006. It has lost $25 billion in the last five years.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 5, 2012 3:55 AM
Former presidents do not often write about their predecessors in the White House. There are some exceptions, of course -- for example, Herbert Hoover.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: May 4, 2012 3:55 AM
"The pundits like to slice and dice our country into red states and blue states ... "
-- Barack Obama, rising star, Democratic convention, 2004.
 
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Posted: May 4, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Barney Bishop | Posted: May 4, 2012 3:55 AM
The first meeting of Gov. Rick Scott’s Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection took place on Tuesday in Tallahassee to get organized for a series of public hearings around the state in their own version of a listening tour.
 
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Posted: May 3, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 3, 2012 3:55 AM
It has been reported that the Obama campaign this year, as in 2008, has disabled or chosen not to use AVS in screening contributions made by credit card.
 
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Posted: May 2, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: May 2, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- The squabbling between political campaigns and the harrumphing of pundits were put in proper perspective at, of all places, the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner -- the annual Prom on the Potomac where 2,000 or so media members and movie stars gather to honor the president and admire one another.
 
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By: Bill Herrle | Posted: May 2, 2012 3:55 AM
When you speak to Florida’s small-business community, you repeatedly hear certain concerns – one of them being uncertainty.
 
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Posted: May 1, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: May 1, 2012 3:55 AM
Labor unions, like the United Nations, are all too often judged by what they are envisioned as being -- not by what they actually are or what they actually do.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 30, 2012 3:55 AM
Florida elections supervisors can object all they want. The fact is, Gov. Rick Scott's survey and subsequent ranking of the state's 67 elections officials was an act of leadership. And a good one at that.
 
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Posted: April 30, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 30, 2012 3:55 AM
Last week, Barack Obama delivered speeches at universities in Chapel Hill, N.C., Iowa City, Iowa, and Boulder, Colo.
 
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Posted: April 28, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 28, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- It was fun. It was odd. It was just a little bit ... unseemly.
 
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By: James Jay Carafano | Posted: April 28, 2012 3:55 AM
Mike Hayden knows a thing or two about terrorists. From 2006 to 2009, he ran the Central Intelligence Agency.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: April 27, 2012 3:55 AM
Among the GOP victories in 2010, none was sweeter than that of Marco Rubio.
 
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Posted: April 27, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 26, 2012 3:55 AM
The illegal immigration problem is going away.

That's the conclusion I draw from the latest report of the Pew Hispanic Center on Mexican immigration to the United States.
 
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Posted: April 26, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Tom Feeney | Posted: April 26, 2012 3:55 AM
Imagine a business thriving in today’s economy that does not have to follow the same rules and regulations as similar businesses like it must. While you might think that once exposed, the business would be shut down or be reprimanded, however that is not the case for roll-your-own cigarette manufacturers who are running operations throughout the state and country.
 
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By: Florence Snyder | Posted: April 25, 2012 5:45 PM
Gov. Rick Scott has conjured up a 12th university that Florida can’t afford and nobody but outgoing Polk County Sen. J.D. Alexander thinks Florida needs.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 25, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Either President Obama has wings of Kevlar -- or he has the most incompetent scheduling staff in White House history.
 
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Posted: April 25, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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Posted: April 24, 2012 3:55 AM
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: April 24, 2012 3:55 AM
With the number of Secret Service members and agents caught up in the partying-with-prostitutes scandal in Cartagena now at a dozen, and six already gone, how much wider and deeper does this go?
 
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By: Ed Moore, Ph.D. | Posted: April 23, 2012 11:26 AM
Recently, I returned from an educational and cultural adventure of sorts that served well to add needed perspective to both my professional and personal life.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 23, 2012 3:55 AM
I don't know how many times I've seen liberal commentators look back with nostalgia to the days when a young man fresh out of high school or military service could get a well-paying job on an assembly line at a unionized auto factory that could carry him through to a comfortable retirement.
 
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