Byron York

1 oe Biden was sworn into the United States Senate on Jan. 3, 1973. He remained in the Senate until Jan. 15, 2009 - a span of 36 years. If history is any guide, that alone is a disqualifier in Biden’s quest for the White House.

Steven V. Robert

One of Joe Biden’s strongest political assets turns 87 on Sunday, and has survived numerous health scares. Her name is Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she’s been a liberal stalwart on the Supreme Court for more than 26 years, and whoever wins in November will almost certainly get to name her successor.

Jeanne Phillips

flEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 30 years. I recently retired, and we are planning a cruise to Europe and a twomonth stay, returning on the same cruise line. The cruise line is rather posh, and travelers are asked to “dress appropriately” — which means, essentially, men should wear a jacket to dinner (no tie required).

Jeanne Phillips

DEAR ABBY: I’m an adoptive mother who has had more than my fair share of inappropriate comments directed at me and my children. They usually come from strangers or acquaintances. I’m about up to here with them, so I thought I would write you about etiquette for interacting with adoptive families:

In 1781, German-born astronomer William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus.

Attending ex's wedding enrages couple's nephew

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have a 45-year-old nephew who married for the first time two years ago. Before that, he was engaged to a woman I'll call Anita for two years. We assumed the reason for their breakup was she wanted children, and he did not. Last year, we attended Anita's wedding, as we are still friendly with her.

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