Topic: Margaret Chase Smith
Independent former Gov. Angus King, who is running for the US Senate seat of disillusioned moderate Republican Olympia Snowe, hopes to play kingmaker in a divided Congress.
The shooting of Gabrielle Giffords (D) and bystanders in Arizona seems to be the worst symptom of the division and disdain that dominate politics. There was a time when members of Congress not only reached across the aisle, but shared meals together. They must commit to break bread together again – to heal the wounds in DC, and set an example for a grieving nation.
01/11/2011 01:22 pm
Father's Day was born in 1910. But not until the 1970s did a US president issue a proclamation declaring the third Sunday in June as an official day to honor fathers.
06/19/2010 01:24 pm
This week’s Senate vote on the economic stimulus package could set the pattern in Congress.
02/09/2009 12:00 am