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Democrat senator alters stance on school vouchers

Only one fourth-grade student in 10 attending public schools in our nation's capital is proficient in reading, according to the National Assessment of Education Progress. Only one fourth-grader in 16 is proficient in math. More

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California

This week, disgruntled California Republicans managed to qualify for the ballot a special election to recall Democratic Gov. Gray Davis. More

Technology takes away privacy in rape case

A syndicated radio talk show host named Tom Leykis revealed the name of the 19-year-old woman who is accusing basketball player Kobe Bryant of rape. More

Bush fights against terror and for American hearts

President Bush is currently engaged in two battles: one against terrorists and the other for the hearts and minds of Americans. On the terror front, things picked up with the killings of Uday and Qusay Hussein, two unspeakable villains who might be having some "issues" with Allah right at this moment. More

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Corporate tax cheaters wreak havoc on neediest

All across corporate America, high-priced accountants are hard at work helping companies avoid billions in taxes by hiding profits in a host of tax-sheltering schemes. No summer vacation at the beach reading trashy actuarial tables for these guys. More

Big holes in Democrats' 'security gap' argument

Chewing their way through campaign strategies the way my dog goes through tennis balls, the Democratic front-runners are now borrowing pages from Presidents Kennedy and Reagan in their continuing effort to get ahead by tearing down President Bush. More

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FCC ruling to give patrons less media choice

Chances are when readers see a story about the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and media ownership, their eyes glaze over and they move on to the next story. More

America

According to a United Press International story, a dozen alcoholics ages 18 to 60 are suing liquor manufacturers for not warning them that alcohol can be dangerous. More

Recording industry needs more sensible safeguards

The last thing America needs is more people being put in prison for nonviolent crimes, but that is the specter that

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Report should humble, unify U.S. intelligence

A report just released by Congress investigating what intelligence agents knew about the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists and when they knew it contains troubling information. More

How we survived without the government programs

Whenever someone says that this or that government program is absolutely necessary, I always wonder, "What did people do and how did they survive before the program?" More

Disrespect in the House brings the saddest of times

The issue was innocent enough: a pension reform bill many Democrats actually support. But then the Republican majority in the Ways and Means Committee rewrote the measure overnight and ordered a vote before the panel's Democrats had a chance to read it. More

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