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Updated Feb 8, 2016 at 11:42 AM

I canít be the only one.I feel really sorry for the people of New Hampshire. They are voting in presidential primary Tuesday, and I have no idea how they could possibly have chosen a candidate.I can find things I like about many of the candidates, but most of the debates simply serve to make me like all of the candidates less.The Democrats started with little and they have already dropped to next to nothing.

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 10:23 AM

Emboldened by their finishes in the Iowa caucuses Monday - sixth, eighth, and 10th, respectively - former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida, Gov. John R. Kasich of Ohio, and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey announced they are joining together to form a ďGOP...

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 8:44 AM

What was at stake this week in Norristown, Pennsylvania, when Bill Cosby and his attorneys appeared in court to seek the dismissal of the criminal charges brought against him by the Montgomery County district attorney?

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 9:09 AM

We live in the greatest democratic republic around, but the method we use to elect the leader of the free world is among the most foolish.Letting Iowa and New Hampshire have undue influence in the process is silly.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 11:15 AM

ďHitting a bullet with a bulletĒ aptly describes the challenge of destroying incoming missiles, but effective defenses do exist. North Korea threats have led the Obama administration to discuss deployment in South Korea of the Lockheed Martin THAAD...

Posted Feb 2, 2016 at 9:00 AM

A glimpse at our past

Posted Feb 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM

El Dorado's Yesterdays for the week of Jan. 24- Jan. 30

Posted Jan 30, 2016 at 9:30 AM

Still too many candidates on stage

Updated Jan 29, 2016 at 6:39 PM

Jan. 28ís performance was the best and worst debate of the 2016 Republican Primary so far.

Updated Jan 29, 2016 at 10:17 AM

Trump pulls out of final debate

Updated Jan 29, 2016 at 10:09 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court made a significant decision this week that could give more than a thousand inmates serving life in prison without parole a chance at freedom.

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