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Past articles by Cal:

From AM to PM, the fickle force of government is with you

WASHINGTON (AP) — When you groggily roll out of bed and make breakfast, the government edges up to your kitchen table, too. Unlike you, it’s pe → Read More

From AM to PM, the fickle force of government is with you

When you groggily roll out of bed and make breakfast, the government edges up to your kitchen table, too. Unlike you, it's perky. → Read More

Watergate 50th meets Jan. 6. Common thread: Thirst for power

The wreckage of Watergate and Jan. 6 are a half-century apart yet rooted in the same ancient thirst for power at any cost. → Read More

Watergate 50th meets Jan. 6. Common thread: Thirst for power

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wreckage of Watergate and Jan. 6 are a half-century apart yet rooted in the same ancient thirst for power at any cost. Two presidents, wily and profane, tried an end run around democracy. → Read More

Capitol riot committee hearings begin this week

After more than 100 subpoenas, 1,000 interviews and 100,000 documents, the committee has a story to tell in hearings that open this week. → Read More

Capitol riot committee hearings begin this week

After more than 100 subpoenas, 1,000 interviews and 100,000 documents, the committee has a story to tell in hearings that open this week. → Read More

Capitol riot committee hearings begin this week

After more than 100 subpoenas, 1,000 interviews and 100,000 documents, the committee has a story to tell in hearings that open this week. → Read More

Capitol riot committee hearings begin this week

After more than 100 subpoenas, 1,000 interviews and 100,000 documents, the committee has a story to tell in hearings that open this week. → Read More

Capitol riot committee hearings begin this week

After more than 100 subpoenas, 1,000 interviews and 100,000 documents, the committee has a story to tell in hearings that open this week. → Read More

Capitol riot committee hearings begin this week

After more than 100 subpoenas, 1,000 interviews and 100,000 documents, the committee has a story to tell in hearings that open this week. → Read More

An infamous day. A search for answers. Will America tune in?

Americans are processing the nightmare of the slaughter of children in Texas, the racist murders in Buffalo, New York, and the other numbingly repeated scenes of carnage in the United States. → Read More

When Biden ‘speaking from his heart’ doesn’t speak for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s no such thing as a purely personal opinion from the Oval Office on policies that matter. Armchair quarterbacking when → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Republicans distort Ketanji Brown Jackson's record on crime, DC Corrections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn mischaracterized Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson's judicial views as extremist and soft on crime, claiming she called for critical race theory to be a mandatory consideration in federal sentencing and sought to release all criminals during the pandemic. Jackson didn't on either front. Blackburn joined Sen. → Read More

Pulitzer winner Walter Mears dies, AP's 'Boy on the Bus'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Walter R. Mears, who for 45 years fluidly and speedily wrote the news about presidential campaigns for The Associated Press and won a Pulitzer Prize doing it, has died. He was 87. → Read More

Fact check: Biden’s State of Union is off on guns, EVs

A look at some of the president’s claims Tuesday night and a glance at the Republican response. → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Biden's State of Union is off on guns, EVs

President Joe Biden related a faulty Democratic talking point about guns in his first State of the Union speech, made his plan on electric vehicles sound more advanced than it is and inflated the sweep of his infrastructure package. → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Biden’s State of Union is off on guns, EVs

Take a look at some of President Joe Biden's claims Tuesday night and a glance at the Republican response. → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Biden’s State of Union is off on guns, EVs

Take a look at some of President Joe Biden's claims Tuesday night and a glance at the Republican response. → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Biden’s State of Union is off on guns, EVs

Take a look at some of President Joe Biden's claims Tuesday night and a glance at the Republican response. → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Biden's State of Union is off on guns, EVs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden related a faulty Democratic talking point about guns in his first State of the Union speech, made his plan on electric vehicles sound more advanced than it is and inflated the sweep of his infrastructure package. → Read More