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  • Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]

    Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, the powerful Senate Finance Committee met to consider crucial legislation that would grant the president Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which would make it easier for him to negotiate deals with other countries. Maryland's own Sen....
  • Writers Guild of America Starting Negotiations on Feb. 3

    The Writers Guild of America will launch contract negotiations with the studios on Feb. 3 on a new master contract -- three months prior to the May 1 expiration of the current deal. The negotiations will take place at the headquarters of the Alliance...
  • O.C. Register boss resents being labeled a 'ghoul'

    O.C. Register boss resents being labeled a 'ghoul'
    Aaron Kushner, the CEO of Freedom Communications, the owner of the Orange County Register, has registered his objection to our post Tuesday describing the company's plans to take out life insurance policies on its employees to help fund the company's...
  • A trade policy for the millenials [Commentary]

    A trade policy for the millenials [Commentary]
    Leaks are bedeviling trade negotiations. In October, the European Commission leaked its position papers for the US-EU free trade agreement talks, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement or T-TIP. In November, Wikileaks...
  • The locks come off mobile devices, but not far enough

    The locks come off mobile devices, but not far enough
    It took new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler just a few weeks to persuade the major U.S. mobile phone companies to make it easier for customers to move their phones and tablet computers to a rival carrier's network. But the new...
  • Obama's hopes dashed for Asia-Pacific trade deal by year's end

    Obama's hopes dashed for Asia-Pacific trade deal by year's end
    WASHINGTON — With economic policymaking at home largely paralyzed by Republican opposition, the Obama administration's effort to shift its focus abroad by stimulating U.S. growth through expanded exports isn't moving much easier. The latest...
  • Giant, Safeway workers to picket outside new Giant Food in Washington

    Giant, Safeway workers to picket outside new Giant Food in Washington
    Giant Food and Safeway workers, who are negotiating with management over a labor contract that expires Dec. 20, plan to picket Thursday outside a new Giant store in northwest Washington. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, one of two UFCW...
  • How to sort through new health plans

    Mike and Annette Heacox, married for 23 years, run a landscape architecture firm in Sacramento. For the last 14 years, they've bought their own health insurance — most recently a small-business policy bought through a local insurer. Now —...
  • Letters: Obamacare or Medicare for all?

    Letters: Obamacare or Medicare for all?
    Re "Obamacare's dismal stats," Editorial, Nov. 14 With federally fabricated smoke and mirrors, and with the persistent use of unintended consequences as excuses, Obamacare is truly a sinking ship. No amount of spin can save it now. We must look to...
  • Canceled policies don't cover ACA mandates

    Canceled policies don't cover ACA mandates
    As a healthy man with no pre-existing conditions, Newport News resident Deck Hankins had no complaints with the insurance policy he'd carried for five years. When he received notice from his insurance company that his policy had been canceled for...
  • Healthcare Q&A: What do Obama's new plans mean?

    WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans have been notified in recent weeks by their health insurance companies that their coverage will soon be canceled because of President Obama’s healthcare law. To address the outrage over these cancellations,...