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Updated May 1, 2015 at 11:38 AM

After weeks of talking in public to thousands of entitled voters, the bevy of presidential hopefuls say they are eager to get off the campaign trail and reconnect again with everyday billionaires.With all the handshaking and unseemly groveling for votes, its easy to lose sight of why you got into politics in the first place, said Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, who acknowledged that courting voters is a necessary if distasteful aspect of the current election process.

Updated May 1, 2015 at 10:09 AM

The headlines read, Baltimore erupts in violence. The riot included crowds filling the streets, burning and looting local businesses, and confronting the police and National Guard. The streets were flush with young people set on avenging the...

Updated May 1, 2015 at 8:05 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the riots in Baltimore.

Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 3:47 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the end of the Vietnam War.

Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 1:35 PM

They are paying attention now to Baltimore, to the burning and the looting sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a severe spinal injury after being chased and arrested by police officers earlier this month.

Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 1:29 PM

Michael Rogers lives a lifetime away from his middle-class roots in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he was raised on the citys West Side and attended private school.

Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 12:05 PM

Up close and personal: that describes targeting individuals in wartime, even when impersonal drone aircraft and electronics are employed.

Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 11:34 AM

The best lies have a little bit of the truth tucked inside.

Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 11:08 AM

April 2015. Years from now, it may be remembered as the month New Yorks public education train finally went off the tracks for good.

Updated Apr 29, 2015 at 10:16 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the earthquake in Nepal.

Posted Apr 29, 2015 at 1:01 AM False
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