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Headteacher Jane Lunnon said too many young women look up to people in popular culture than strong female protagonists of the past.
Love him or hate him, everyone's got an opinion on Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson. And a new poll suggests more voters in his district fall into the latter column than the former. The Susquehanna/Sunshine State News poll has Grayson trailing Republican Dan Webster by 7 points.
Have you heard the news? Hillary Clinton is leading the popular vote--at least according to Hillary Clinton. Yesterday, the former first lady crushed, creamed and/or clobbered rival Barack Obama 68 percent to 32 percent in Puerto Rico's penultimate primary.
In his Feb. 1 Web-exclusive commentary, "Battleground of Ideas," Shadowland columnist Christopher Dickey says President George W. Bush has come to be seen in the Mideast as a caricature who talks about "strength and determination [while] projecting an image of stubbornness and confusion." The State of the Union speech defines the way an administration wants to see its world, Dickey says. "But its narrative is so foreign to the thinking of most people in the Arab world that they've come to hear...
IF BOB DOLE HAD ONLY KNOWN. LAST THURSDAY night he was onstage at the Republican convention in San Diego, a proud World War II veteran denouncing the Clinton administration as a soft, baby-boomer ""corps of the elite who never grew up, never did anything real, never suffered and never learned.'' And where was President Bill Clinton on that night?