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Republicans ready to grasp renewed House control

  WASHINGTON — Republicans had renewed control of the House within their grasp early Wednesday as the two parties traded gains from the Eastern seaboard to the Southwes ...

Democrats maintain control of Senate

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats secured a majority in the Senate on Tuesday, snatching Republican-held seats in Massachusetts and Indiana and turning back fierce, expensi ...

Why shaft our veterans?

(Editor’s note: This letter is a response to letters sent in reaction to Mr. Saiz’s letter, “Republicans are anti-veteran,” Reader Input, Sept. 26).First of ...

Shame on Democrats

One last comment on the Republicans are anti-veteran and then let’s put it to bed (“Republicans are anti-veteran,” Reader Input, Sept. 26). If memory serves, I be ...

Common sense went by the wayside

In reply to Bill LaFlaur (“Republicans rich-obsessed,” Reader Input, Sept. 21), “America today faces three overarching challenges, each of which transcends the pa ...

Republicans are anti-veteran

The men and women who serve in our military have been cheated by the Senate Republicans. Just before leaving for elections they blocked passage of the Veterans Job Corps that would ...

Republicans rich-obsessed

I will be casting my vote for (President Barack) Obama, due to the fact that the Republicans want to dismantle, then privatize our country. The Republican Party has become capture ...

Voters asking for fed handout

Re: the article describing a last-ditch effort to secure FEMA funding for the Ophir Fire Station — (“Ophir fire station to call it quits Jan. 1,” Journal, Sept. 1 ...

Watch progress go by wayside

Republican convention time and what did I find at a yard sale, a campaign button for a group as extinct as the dinosaurs. A large red, white and blue, stars and strips button with ...

US economic engine runs capitalistically

It’s getting a little old reading Obama supporters’ Letters to the Editor each week who are either very poorly informed or are just plain lying. People like Mark Jensen ...

Things political reader knows

I would like to respond to Mark Jensen’s comment that I am uninformed (“Blame the Grand Old Party,” Reader Input, Aug. 21). That is most certainly not the case. I ...

Shame on the president

In response to Patricia Burke’s letter (“Letter writer sadly in denial,” July 19) about my July 17 letter regarding the president and his administration (“L ...

Letter writer sadly in denial

Responding to Corrin Kraus’s letter to the editor (“US president earned vitriol,” Reader Input, July 17), I am amazed.He/she (I don’t know this person&rsquo ...

US president earned vitriol

Several letters recently have expressed concern over the tone some of the letters have taken regarding this current president and his administration. The letter writers have been a ...

Be careful what you wish for

Response to Dee Nann, Christian Valley, (“Bring back our country,” Reader Input, June 19).You say you want your country back? Like, how far back? Or, back from what exa ...