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Sport and Society for Arete -Pearl Harbor-75th Anniversary

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.05.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

This piece on Pearl Harbor and Baseball was the fifteenth of this series of essays on Sport and Society. It dates from December of 1991 the 50th Anniv...

Sport and Society for Arete: Pearl Harbor

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.07.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

This piece on Pearl Harbor and Baseball was the fifteenth of this series of essays on Sport and Society. It dates from December of 1991 the 50th Anniv...

My Brothers, Charles and David Koch

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

A year and a half ago I discovered that the Koch brothers are my brothers. I learned about our extraordinary kinship through a brief article, which mentioned that Charles Koch, and his younger twin brothers David and William, were members of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at MIT.

Christina Wilkie

Diplomatic Dust-Up Means Big Bucks For Former GOP Congressman Connie Mack IV | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Relations between the United States and Hungary have deteriorated rapidly in recent weeks, following news that the U.S. imposed travel b...

Christina Wilkie

Former House Members Now Eligible For Get-Rich-Quick Jobs, Proving Washington Is Totally Broken | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There's new competition for the cushy lobbying jobs on Washington's infamous K Street. This week, nearly 250 former members of Congress ...

The Koch Brothers Are My Brothers

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

If I ever run into Charles (MIT 1957) or David (MIT 1962) at one of their regular Palm Springs get-togethers for the ultra-conservative wing of the .001 percent, I'll make sure to give them the secret handshake, quietly mutter "Phi Kai Phi" and sing a few refrains of one of the fraternity's drinking songs.

Former Reps Divorcing

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Former Florida Rep. Connie Mack (R) and former California Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R) announced their divorce on Friday. “We are saddened to announce...

Florida GOP Splits On Fiscal Cliff Vote

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 03.05.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- Florida's congressional delegation split along political lines, but not strictly party lines, in the vote on the "fiscal cliff" budget compro...

Mary Bono Mack Loses

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

Mary Bono Mack, a longtime GOP congresswoman from California, lost her bid for reelection on Friday, the AP reported. Democrat Raul Ruiz won the el...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Baseball's general managers have begun meeting in Indian Wells, Calif. Expanded use of instant replay may be a topic for discussion.

Connie Mack Projected To Lose Florida Senate Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.) was projected to fall in Florida's Senate race against incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), according to the Associated Pres...

Bill Nelson Projected Winner Of Florida Senate Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson was projected the winner over Republican Rep. Connie Mack in the Florida Senate race on Tuesday night by the AP. Nelso...

Jason Linkins

Bill Nelson Holds Lead Over Connie Mack In Florida Senate Race | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

In Florida, incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson is matched up against Connie Mack IV (nee Cornelius Harvey McGillicuddy IV), the son of former Flori...

Joshua Hersh

International Election Monitors Will Watch U.S. Polls, Despite Texas Threats | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An international body of election monitors said it intends to carry on with plans to observe U.S. elections on Tuesday, despite caustic ...

Florida Nonpartisan Senate Guide, Connie Mack vs. Bill Nelson

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the Mack/Nelson US Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way? The Campus Election Enga...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney: Voters Should Come Together For Storm Victims, Then Me | Elise Foley | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After two days without rallies in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney returned on Wednesday to camp...

'Cinco de Macko'

New York Times | Posted 12.29.2012 | Miami

ON the one hand, Representative Connie Mack IV is blessed with an auspicious name, especially for someone who wants to be a United States Senator from...

Remedial Women's Studies: The 2012 Republican Party

Margie Omero | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Margie Omero

Think this year's political focus on women's issues is just some overblown hype fueled by a few rogue Akins and Mourdocks? Think again. I sorted through binders full of Republican candidates, and found a real pattern.

GOP Candidate: 'United Nations Should Be Kicked Off Of American Soil'

Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

Florida GOP Senate candidate Connie Mack had harsh words for the United Nations while on the campaign trail on Tuesday. Mack, who is running to uns...

Accusations Fly In Mack-Nelson Face-Off

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 12.18.2012 | Miami

A feisty Rep. Connie Mack IV, looking for a comeback against Sen. Bill Nelson in the Florida Senate race, went on the attack Wednesday in the only tel...

Memo to GOP Senate Candidates: Be Independent

Eli Lehrer | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Would talk about issues like education and the environment where Republicans have a good record they can point to. Will it work? Maybe. Maybe not. But it's better than just giving up.

Connie Mack Lauds Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate Connie Mack told the Republican National Convention on Thursday night that there "are new leaders on the horizon." The Florid...

Conservative Super PAC Targets Democrats With Multi-Million Dollar Ad Buy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Crossroads GPS, the conservative advocacy group backed by Karl Rove, launched a $4.2 million ad buy Thursday attacking Democratic Senate candidates in...

Former Democratic Congressman Will Speak At Republican National Convention

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis, the first member of Congress outside of Illinois to endorse President Barack Obama in 2008, will speak at the Repu...

Connie Mack Rival Calls It Quits

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George LeMieux announced Wednesday that he is dropping out of the Florida GOP Senate race, citing a lack of funding and advantages of his ...