The case for leadership

by Jane Chastain -- There is a common misconception that, if Mr. Bush becomes president, the Senate will be evenly divided. It will not! Our founding fathers recognized that with each state more…

The case for leadership

by Jane Chastain -- There is a common misconception that, if Mr. Bush becomes president, the Senate will be evenly divided. It will not! Our founding fathers recognized that with each state more…

Legalized euthanasia for U.S.?

by Jane Chastain -- Last week, the Netherlands moved a step closer to legalizing euthanasia, a practice it has tolerated for decades. The bill passed the lower house of the Dutch parliament more…

Why the 2000 election was blemished

by Jane Chastain -- The case for counting ballots with dimpled, pimpled or otherwise blemished chads likely will not be settled with this election, but the mystery of why there were so more…

What surplus?

by Jane Chastain -- Both presidential candidates are fighting over what to do with our $2 trillion surplus. The fight largely is meaningless because, back in Washington, our elected representatives are spending more…

Paula, how could you?

by Jane Chastain -- When the calls and e-mails began pouring in about Paula Jones posing nude for Penthouse, this reporter dismissed them. Those rumors had been around for months. This poor more…

Why young Americans don't vote

by Jane Chastain -- The polls show that this could be one of the closest presidential elections in recent history. Every vote is an important vote. However, young adults, ages 18-24, the more…

What Bush must do to win next debate

by Jane Chastain -- "How deep is the ocean? How high is the sky" is a line from a popular love song from the late '30s. Those questions were presumed to be more…

Hastert caves to feminists

by Jane Chastain -- Before entering politics, Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., was a high-school teacher and wrestling coach. You never would know it! Last week it was Hastert who more…