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sandusky, spanier, child

Former Penn State President Guilty of Child Endangerment Over Jerry Sandusky Case

Graham Spanier was acquitted of the other two counts he faced

TIME TIME 3/24/2017 4:43pm

Ex-Penn State president guilty of of child endangerment in Sandusky scandal

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved footbal...

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 3/24/2017 5:02pm

Former Penn State president guilty of 1 count of child endangerment in Sandusky abuse case

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved footbal...

repeal, obamacare, trump

Where does the House Freedom Caucus go from from here?

House Speaker Paul Ryan had just told his conference Friday that the Republican Party had failed to get enough votes for a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, a seven-year campaign promise that had united Republicans and catapulted their Party into control of the House, the Senate and the presidency.   

bill, house, trump

Trump wants to move on, but health care bill's demise will punish him

Blame for the failure of the Republican healthcare bill will fall on multiple parties, including House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, who helped craft it, and the conservative and more moderate GOP factions that warred over its details and cost Republicans the unity they needed. But the political impact...

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 3/25/2017 8:12am
leaders, rome, union

EU leaders mark bloc's 60th anniversary with Rome unity declaration

Europeans must contain their squabbling and carping about the EU if the union is to survive, leaders warned on Saturday as they marked the 60th anniversary of its founding in Rome by signing a formal declaration of unity.

gergen, trumps, days

Delusional David Gergen: Trump’s First 100 Days ‘Worst We’ve Ever Seen’

David Gergen is clearly having trouble with reality. After the Republican ObamaCare repeal bill was pulled, the CNN analyst on Friday insisted that Donald Trump’s first 100 days are the “worst we’ve ever seen.” The worst? Worse than William Henry Harrison who died before his 100 days were completed?