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By Sandy Grady | January 20, 1995
Washington -- BEFORE WE get around to the shouting, screaming Newtomania that exploded on the House floor, let's have a pop quiz. Who said the following?"
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By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | April 1, 2013
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Before Jason Hammel could become an Opening Day starter, he had to revisit his simpler days of pitching. Before the crowds, before the expectations, before worrying about his career and where he fit in, he needed to go back to the time when the game was free of distractions, when baseball wasn't much more complicated that throwing a ball through a tire in his backyard as a kid. The 30-year-old right-hander will start the...
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NEWS
December 6, 1995
NEWT! NEWT! NEWT! Remember this cry from exultant House Republicans as they proclaimed their speaker in the early days of the Gingrich revolution? It is heard no more, and for good reasons.A series of dumb remarks, which led this paper on Nov. 28 to counsel "the speaker to stop speaking so much," came just one day before the non-partisan Federal Elections Committee charged there was "an appearance of corruption" in the failure of GOPAC, a political action committee controlled by Mr. Gingrich, to register and report its support for the Georgia congressman's 1990 campaign for re-election.
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By Tracey Eaton and Alfredo Corchado | January 10, 1999
HAVANA -- It's a sprawling nation the size of Pennsylvania, yet Fidel Castro has often run Cuba like a little country estate, taking charge of every detail, picking out new tractors, even deciding which sugar mill gets a new truck.Now, though, the power that Castro has wielded for four decades is quietly slipping through his hands.It can be felt in the awakening that's turning a rigid socialist society into a land of individuals. It can be seen in the former Castro loyalists who are filling churches or embracing capitalism.
NEWS
By THEO LIPPMAN JR | February 23, 1991
SEN. PAUL SARBANES was musing on his Democratic Party'spresidential prospects in 1992 in the wake of a presumed victory in the Persian Gulf for the Republican commander in chief."
NEWS
November 11, 1998
WHAT WILL the country get in Bob Livingston as successor to Newt Gingrich?He was a protege of Mr. Gingrich, who chose Mr. Livingston over more senior Republicans to head a major committee and this year urged him to run again.The Louisiana Republican describes himself as a manager rather than an ideologue. He has brokered compromises and reached out to Democrats on occasion. He is more comfortable behind the scenes than out front.But as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Mr. Livingston has at times led with his hot temper, instead of his head, including a near fistfight three years ago with fellow Republican Pat Roberts, a Kansas senator.
NEWS
By Susan Baer and Susan Baer,Washington Bureau of The Sun | December 10, 1994
WASHINGTON -- There is a certain symmetry to the ethics accusations against the next House speaker, Newt Gingrich.In 1987, it was a brash young Republican crusader who had the audacity to file ethics charges against the tough-talking speaker of the House, Jim Wright -- charges that led two years later to the mighty Democrat's fall from grace.Today, as that brash and brazen House member, Mr. Gingrich, prepares to realize his life's dream and step up to the speaker's seat himself, he finds himself dogged by an ethics complaint -- what Democrats call a "cloud hanging over his head" -- raised by a political nemesis of his own.Is the allegation against Mr. Gingrich a case of turnabout being fair play?
BUSINESS
By PHILIP MOELLER and PHILIP MOELLER,SUN BUSINESS EDITOR | October 17, 1990
Vote the bums out.That is the clear message coming from the public opinion polls, which show that Americans are simply fed up with the way Congress, and to some extent the president, has dealt with the federal budget deficit.And, because the polls are one thing that everyone in Washington does heed, we are now seeing incumbents fashioning anti-Washington campaigns. In a town where reality is defined as where you place the mirrors, the spectacle of U.S. representatives and senators actually running against themselves has a certain logic.
SPORTS
By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | April 1, 2013
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Before Jason Hammel could become an Opening Day starter, he had to revisit his simpler days of pitching. Before the crowds, before the expectations, before worrying about his career and where he fit in, he needed to go back to the time when the game was free of distractions, when baseball wasn't much more complicated that throwing a ball through a tire in his backyard as a kid. The 30-year-old right-hander will start the...
TOPIC
By Tracey Eaton and Alfredo Corchado | January 10, 1999
HAVANA -- It's a sprawling nation the size of Pennsylvania, yet Fidel Castro has often run Cuba like a little country estate, taking charge of every detail, picking out new tractors, even deciding which sugar mill gets a new truck.Now, though, the power that Castro has wielded for four decades is quietly slipping through his hands.It can be felt in the awakening that's turning a rigid socialist society into a land of individuals. It can be seen in the former Castro loyalists who are filling churches or embracing capitalism.
NEWS
November 11, 1998
WHAT WILL the country get in Bob Livingston as successor to Newt Gingrich?He was a protege of Mr. Gingrich, who chose Mr. Livingston over more senior Republicans to head a major committee and this year urged him to run again.The Louisiana Republican describes himself as a manager rather than an ideologue. He has brokered compromises and reached out to Democrats on occasion. He is more comfortable behind the scenes than out front.But as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Mr. Livingston has at times led with his hot temper, instead of his head, including a near fistfight three years ago with fellow Republican Pat Roberts, a Kansas senator.
NEWS
December 6, 1995
NEWT! NEWT! NEWT! Remember this cry from exultant House Republicans as they proclaimed their speaker in the early days of the Gingrich revolution? It is heard no more, and for good reasons.A series of dumb remarks, which led this paper on Nov. 28 to counsel "the speaker to stop speaking so much," came just one day before the non-partisan Federal Elections Committee charged there was "an appearance of corruption" in the failure of GOPAC, a political action committee controlled by Mr. Gingrich, to register and report its support for the Georgia congressman's 1990 campaign for re-election.
NEWS
By Sandy Grady | January 20, 1995
Washington -- BEFORE WE get around to the shouting, screaming Newtomania that exploded on the House floor, let's have a pop quiz. Who said the following?"
NEWS
By Susan Baer and Susan Baer,Washington Bureau of The Sun | December 10, 1994
WASHINGTON -- There is a certain symmetry to the ethics accusations against the next House speaker, Newt Gingrich.In 1987, it was a brash young Republican crusader who had the audacity to file ethics charges against the tough-talking speaker of the House, Jim Wright -- charges that led two years later to the mighty Democrat's fall from grace.Today, as that brash and brazen House member, Mr. Gingrich, prepares to realize his life's dream and step up to the speaker's seat himself, he finds himself dogged by an ethics complaint -- what Democrats call a "cloud hanging over his head" -- raised by a political nemesis of his own.Is the allegation against Mr. Gingrich a case of turnabout being fair play?
NEWS
By THEO LIPPMAN JR | February 23, 1991
SEN. PAUL SARBANES was musing on his Democratic Party'spresidential prospects in 1992 in the wake of a presumed victory in the Persian Gulf for the Republican commander in chief."
BUSINESS
By PHILIP MOELLER and PHILIP MOELLER,SUN BUSINESS EDITOR | October 17, 1990
Vote the bums out.That is the clear message coming from the public opinion polls, which show that Americans are simply fed up with the way Congress, and to some extent the president, has dealt with the federal budget deficit.And, because the polls are one thing that everyone in Washington does heed, we are now seeing incumbents fashioning anti-Washington campaigns. In a town where reality is defined as where you place the mirrors, the spectacle of U.S. representatives and senators actually running against themselves has a certain logic.
FEATURES
May 31, 2004
May 31 1889: More than 2,000 people perished when a dam break sent water rushing through Johnstown, Pa. 1962: World War II Gestapo official Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel for his role in the Nazi Holocaust. 1977: The trans-Alaska oil pipeline, three years in the making, was completed. 1989: House Speaker Jim Wright, dogged by questions about his ethics, announced he would resign. 1991: Leaders of Angola's two warring factions signed a peace treaty, ending a 16-year-old civil war.
NEWS
January 14, 2010
On January 12, 2010, MORRIS E. "Bud" SPAMER; beloved husband of Nora Bell (nee Funk) Spamer; devoted father of Linda and Dan "Joe" Dewey, Bob and Ginger Spamer and Cheryl Yox; loving grandfather of Tracey and Wayne Simms, Steven Dewey, B.J. Spamer and John Romero, Kristina and Will Moran, Buck and Jennifer Yox, Craig and Stephanie Yox, Carrie and Jim Wright; great-grandfather of Ashlee Liddic, Robbie and Brooke Simms, Craig, Carly and Gracie Yox;...
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