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  • Obama will be presidential obstructionist

    In this session of Congress, there have been more than 350 bills sent to the Senate that haven't gone anywhere except to Harry Reid's inbox. The immigration bill is sitting in John Boehner's inbox. Nothing has moved because both sides want everything...
  • Woman sues Chicago over right to bare breasts in public

    Woman sues Chicago over right to bare breasts in public
    A woman ticketed in August for going topless during an event at Chicago's lakefront to promote women's rights to bare their breasts in public filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday claiming the city's ordinance against the practice is unconstitutional....
  • Senate moves to consider bill to limit NSA surveillance

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) moved Wednesday to take up legislation that would curtail some of the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone data. Reid filed notice that he would hold a procedural vote, probably next week, on a bill...
  • White House hints at veto as Congress moves on Keystone pipeline

    WASHINGTON The House of Representatives approved a bill Friday authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a potential showdown between President Barack Obama and Capitol Hill over the controversial project. Following the House's...
  • Truth comes out about Obamacare strategy

    Sincere thanks to Sen. Casey for his work. His stupid politics clearly helped usher in Obamacare. Jonathan Gruber, one of the Obamacare architects, said, "You can't [implement the bill] politically, you just literally cannot do it. It's not only...
  • Blame game exists in the media, politics

    Blame game exists in the media, politics
    On Nov. 4 and 5, the nation learned of the defeat of Democrats at many levels of government. On Nov. 7, On the Left columnist Bill Press in Room for Debate accused Mitch McConnell of not being trustworthy, even before McConnell was named Senate majority...
  • School bill is labeled 'lunacy'

    A bill that prohibits school administrators from expelling students if they willfully defy educators, set to take effect next year, was panned by Burbank school officials last week. Introduced by Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento), the bill...
  • Leader Editorial: Discipline rule makes little sense

    A member of the state Assembly, Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) successfully carried a bill through legislation this year that he hopes will put the brakes on school officials who excessively take advantage of a portion of state education code that...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
  • Mayor and City Council: Disagreeing when they agree

    Mayor and City Council: Disagreeing when they agree
    In an ideal world, the City Council and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake would work together to equip Baltimore police officers with body cameras that record their interactions with the public. The anecdotal evidence from departments that have adopted the...
  • Repeal use of Obamacare name

    I would like to see the repeal of calling the Affordable Care Act "Obamacare." The right has done a very good job at separating what the bill tries to do — mostly good things — from the man who proposed it. You would not believe how many...