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  • Silicon Valley lukewarm to Obama's immigration reform moves

    Technology leaders in Silicon Valley and the Southland collectively reacted to President Obama's national address with a shrug and a slight smile. But nobody's jumping for joy. That's because presidential orders on immigration cannot address the...
  • Congressional reactions to President Obama's immigration reform announcement

    Congressional reactions to President Obama's immigration reform announcement
    Reactions from Florida's congressional delegation are trickling in about President Barack Obama's announcement of his immigration reform orders. Not surprisingly, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D, and U.S. Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and Corrinie Brown, D-...
  • House Republicans sue Obama over Affordable Care Act enactment

    House Republicans sue Obama over Affordable Care Act enactment
    After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable...
  • Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'

    Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'
    OK, I can't help myself. Over the past three years, I have written at least a dozen columns critical of Obamacare (a.k.a. The "Affordable Care Act") in this space and devoted an entire chapter to the topic in my book "America: Hope for Change." Yet,...
  • Beware of those claiming to be better than us

    Beware of those claiming  to be better than us
    Jonathan Gruber's several videotaped remarks about the gross deceptions that got Obamacare passed in Congress should tell us a lot about the Obama administration. And the way that the mainstream media hesitated for days to even mention what Gruber said,...
  • On Obamacare, could all Democrats really be as clueless as Sen. Schumer?

    On Obamacare, could all Democrats really be as clueless as Sen. Schumer?
    The biggest political error committed by Democrats over the last four years has been to run away from their signature legislative accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act. As a result, they've allowed Republicans and conservatives to depict a measure...
  • Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum

    Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum
    Sen. Mark Warner and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie took sequential potshots at one another Thursday at what's almost certain to be their last joint appearance before voters. What neither remarked on was that they offer very similar stands on sequestration,...
  • L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate

    L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate
    Los Angeles has thrust itself into the center of one of the most contentious debates in modern economics — what happens when you raise the minimum wage? — as city leaders consider mandating $13.25 an hour. Since their inception in the...
  • Slim chance to stop higher prescription co-pays

    When Congress reconvenes Nov. 12, opponents of billions of dollars in military compensation "reforms" sought by President Obama and the Joint Chiefs of Staff will have one final and narrow opportunity to derail the plans. Three significant compensation...
  • Orland limits part-time hours to avoid health care requirements

    Orland limits part-time hours to avoid health care requirements
    A dozen part-time village of Orland Park employees have seen their hours cut in response to a provision of the Affordable Care Act that would otherwise require Orland Park to provide them with health benefits, village officials said. The Affordable Care...
  • Reality check: There's no easy way to put a lid on healthcare costs

     Reality check: There's no easy way to put a lid on healthcare costs
    Critics of the 2010 Affordable Care Act complain that it doesn't do much to control the healthcare costs that are becoming unsustainable for families and businesses. In fact, the law does many small things; the latest is the grant program announced last...