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The Politics of Free Food – NYTimes.com

Today, let’s talk about Virginia, host of the nation’s most interesting off-year election. True, the New York mayor’s race has been pretty frisky since we acquired Anthony Weiner as a candidate, but I’m still going with Virginia. The governor’s race there has a dandy ethics controversy that began with charges …

Thai censors overturn ban on film about border row

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s film censors have overturned a ban on a documentary about the country’s long-running border conflict with Cambodia after initially saying the content was a threat to national security. “Boundary” tells the story of the Thai-Cambodia border dispute through accounts of a former Thai soldier, as well …

Double Take ‘Toons: Nominal Nominee : NPR

Chuck Hagel’s testimony at last week’s Senate confirmation hearing didn’t quell the controversy over his nomination to be Defense Secretary. Steve Kelley blames it on the former Nebraska senator’s performance, while Clay Bennett doesn’t think Hagel got a fair shake from Arizona’s John McCain. cartoonistgroup.com/Creators Syndicate Steve Kelley cartoonistgroup.com/Washington Post …