| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Jan. 17 - Direct subsidy payments to America's farmers are on the chopping block as the new farm bill gets written this year, Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., told a round-table group Monday in Rapid City.
Johnson repeated what Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., told...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Hundreds of Green Party members arrived Thursday in Baltimore to pick a candidate for president, even as the party has been forced to scramble for a spot on Maryland's ballot this fall.
The national convention, which is taking place at the University...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MEXICO CITY - Presumptive Republican candidate Gov. Mitt Romney is reportedly planning to visit Great Britain, Germany, Poland and Israel in an effort to boost his foreign policy credentials. Big mistake - he should start his foreign tour here, in Mexico....
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:32 AM
To a congressional novice, it's a shocking statistic: Bob Casey has sponsored hundreds of bills and zero, zip, nada have become law.
That's the centerpiece of Republican candidate Tom Smith's first concentrated attack on Casey. The campaign has launched...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:08 AM
Allen Telgenof for Charlevoix Prosecuting Attorney
I am writing this letter in support of Allen Telgenhof for Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney. I worked for, and with, Allen for 10 years as his legal secretary and bookkeeper for his law...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Drew Greenblatt's company has grown every year for the past six years — something many other firms, buffeted by the sharp recession, can't claim.
What makes that all the more notable: It's a manufacturer. In Baltimore.
With 35 employees, up from...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Palestinians want a prosperous nation. Israel wants a permanent peace ("Israelis debate ground invasion," Nov. 20).
Non-government sponsored businesses make profit from peace and free trade, regardless of the ideology of their owners. The owners will...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Ask U.S. Sen. Bob Casey where he veers from President Barack Obama and he'll tell you it's on the issue of free trade. When Obama pressed Congress to pass three free trade agreements last year, Casey was among a small group of Democrats to refuse,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
You may wonder why a cattle industry organization is inserting its opinion in a trade dispute over tomatoes. The answer is simple. U.S. Cattlemen's Association (USCA) members believe firmly that all domestic agricultural producers have the absolute...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Mitt Romney will seek to bolster his foreign policy credentials in a major speech Monday, two weeks before the GOP presidential nominee takes part in a presidential debate focused on security.
In his remarks, set to take place at the Virginia Military...