| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:31 AM
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...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:27 PM
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.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
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...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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.
| Nov 16, 2013
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...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:37 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:35 PM
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,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:32 AM
LONDON – European and U.S. officials resumed negotiations Monday on a trans-Atlantic free trade agreement despite angry protests in Europe over American electronic spying and threats to call off the talks.
The five-day discussion in Brussels had...
| Nov 12, 2013
Re "Californians uneasy about healthcare law," USC Dornsife/Times Poll, Nov. 10
The results of this poll are neither surprising nor particularly meaningful. Those who stand to gain from a law will support it; those who don't, won't.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Friday print column updates (and includes the comments on) an earlier blog post making this same point. We will keep this promise to the American people. If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period.......