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Can you really be too rich to run for president?



WASHINGTON — Donald Trump has given success a bad name.That is, the president’s much-boasted-about wealth has soured many Americans’ taste for even th… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

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Dear Annie: My wife and I are both retired seniors. We sold our house and moved to the town where our son, daughter-in-law and grandson live. My wife … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Turnout may disappoint the Democratic nominee in Chicago



There was a record-sized field of candidates containing as many women as men. Their surnames ranged from the long familiar to the novel and exotic; th… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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Dear Annie: I read your response to “Loving Mother,” whose children bought her gift cards to clothing stores rather than generic, credit card-type gif… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

The dangers of legalizing marijuana



Politicians are pushing to legalize recreational marijuana in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, following 10 other states. But the Parent Teacher… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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Dear Readers: Spring is a beautiful season full of new beginnings. The hibernating animals come out of their slumber to play. Daylight hours are longe… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Democrats fully expect to win the presidential election



WASHINGTON — It was in the mid-1980s that I resuscitated the term “crack-up” and applied it to political movements that were not very healthy. I say I… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Government is not the social fabric



Over the weekend, Democratic Fresh Face and socialist darling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., spoke at the South by Southwest conference. While… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Some coaching may be helpful for Beto O’Rourke



WASHINGTON — It must be a grown-up thing, but every time I see Beto O’Rourke, I want to fix him a hamburger. He’s precious.And, if my eyes serve me, h… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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