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  • Oak Park voters to weigh in on trade agreement

    Oak Park voters to weigh in on trade agreement
    Oak Park voters in the upcoming election will be asked to weigh in on an international trade agreement, but whether the nonbinding referendum proposal passes is a secondary concern to the man who led the effort to get it on the ballot. "Whether or not...
  • Free trade needs a champion

    Free trade needs a champion
    The European Union just wrapped up a free trade deal with Canada that is widely seen as the road map for a larger deal between the EU and U.S. Now is the time for a clarion call on trade. President Barack Obama? Hello? After setting trade talks in...
  • Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom

    Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom
    President Barack Obama and his powerful U.S. Senate adversary struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday, but Obama's plans to proceed with new immigration rules foreshadowed a bumpy start to his relationship with a Republican-controlled Congress. Obama and...
  • GOP's Senate takeover could facilitate tax reform, trade accords

    The Republican takeover of the Senate raised the business community's hopes that stalled efforts to overhaul the tax code and enact other top priorities finally could move forward. A key will be the common ground that President Obama and the GOP share...
  • Israel's attacks on Gaza homes called 'callous,' possible war crimes

    JERUSALEM The human rights group Amnesty International said Wednesday that Israel had displayed "callous indifference" and in some cases committed war crimes when it bombed scores of homes of suspected militants, sometimes killing entire families,...
  • Obama, McConnell pledge to cooperate � when they can

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and the likely new leader of the Senate, Mitch McConnell, pledged Wednesday to work together to govern the nation in a bipartisan way a day after Republicans secured control of both chambers of Congress for the first time...
  • Oak Parkers vote to reject international trade agreement

    Oak Parkers vote to reject international trade agreement
    Oak Park residents voted in favor of a nonbinding referendum proposal that calls upon village government to reject an international trade agreement because of concerns about how the negotiations are taking place. With all precincts reporting, 73.5...
  • Amnesty International condemns Israel for Gaza civilian deaths

    Israeli forces “brazenly flouted the laws of war” and showed “callous indifference to the carnage” caused by attacks on civilian targets during the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip, according to a report released by Amnesty...
  • How Palestinian 'lawfare' could backfire

    How Palestinian 'lawfare' could backfire
    (JTA) — When it comes to a long-term solution for our conflict with the Palestinians, there is no unanimity among Israelis. Many feel that the two-state solution is the only realistic option, while others believe that a Palestinian state would...
  • Drugs rotting on the vine

    Drugs rotting on the vine
    With Ebola threatening the world's populations, there is a new urgency to find therapies. Bringing naturally occurring pharmaceuticals to market should be a priority for our nation because drugs derived from nature are astonishingly successful. The United...
  • Ed Gillespie says top priority is repealing sequestration cuts during Virginia Beach stop

    Ed Gillespie says top priority is repealing sequestration cuts during Virginia Beach stop
    At a gathering of more than 65 people at a Filipino restaurant in Virginia Beach, GOP Senate hopeful Ed Gillespie explained how he would fight to repeal sequestration, work with the president on trade agreements and save jobs by not raising the minimum...