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  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Some Uptown Residents Oppose New Tulane Stadium

    Some Uptown Residents Oppose New Tulane Stadium
    Football fans may like it, but the neighbors aren't so happy. Remember the big new stadium Tulane is building? It's still scheduled to open before the start of the 2014 season, but Vanessa Bolano found some neighbors who are ready for a fight right now....
  • Plans for 5,000 homes around Great Park get first OK

    IRVINE — Plans for nearly 5,000 new homes ringing the Orange County Great Park won preliminary approval from a divided City Council last week. Irvine officials voted 3 to 2 on Tuesday night to OK general plan and zoning changes and $40 million in...
  • Md.'s gas tax realities

    Md.'s gas tax realities
    The task force studying Maryland's transportation funding has yet to finalize its recommendations, but members should expect to receive a great deal of criticism when they do. The panel's preliminary recommendations made Tuesday include a 15-cent increase...
  • County leaders ask for gas tax

    County leaders ask for gas tax
    Leaders from Maryland's two largest counties and Baltimore asked lawmakers Tuesday to raise the state's gas tax as a way to fund road projects and create jobs, making their case for an increase as tea party activists rallied against the idea in a plaza...
  • Obama Challenges Congress on Jobs Package

    Obama Challenges Congress on Jobs Package
    President Barack Obama challenged Congress on Thursday to enact a $447 billion package of tax cuts and new spending to revive a stalled job market but he faces an uphill fight with Republicans. With his poll numbers at new lows amid public frustration...
  • Md. businesses express hope for jobs plan

    President Barack Obama's plan to combat unemployment by pumping $447 billion into the nation's economy won cautious praise from Maryland-based small-business owners and labor groups Friday, but there was widespread skepticism about the proposal's...
  • President Obama's new stimulus will fail just like the old one

    President Barack Obama's jobs bill, which would put us in the red another $450 billion, is doomed to fail just like his previous economic stimulus plans. They all failed and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars. Congress needs to vote this one down. Mr....
  • Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor

    Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor
    Gov. Pat Quinn met behind closed doors with legislative leaders today to talk jobs and economic growth, floating a plan that would increase the state’s earned income tax credit for low-income families and close some corporate tax loopholes. The...
  • Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick

    WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
  • Pence unveils more of his 'Roadmap for Indiana' at rally Monday

    Pence unveils more of his 'Roadmap for Indiana' at rally Monday
    Republican candidate for governor Mike Pence unveiled more of his Roadmap for Indiana Monday. Pence was joined by running mate Sue Ellspermann and lieutenant governor Becky Skillman for a rally at Union Station. He says his roadmap will put more...