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  • Poll: Majority of Americans say businesses must serve gay patrons

    A majority of American voters say businesses should not be allowed to refuse services to gays and lesbians, even on the basis of religious beliefs, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday. Coming a day before the Supreme Court hears...
  • Hospitals offer to share in cost of La. Medicaid expansion

    As Louisiana struggles with budget troubles, private hospitals are offering lawmakers a way to draw down more federal health care dollars for patient care, but only if the money is used to expand coverage through the Medicaid program. Legislation filed...
  • Ballot for May 5 primary election set

    Here is the list of candidates in the May 5 primary election in Cedar Lake, Crown Point, Lowell and Winfield. The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Most polling places remain the same, but voters can check the location of their site by going to www....
  • Details of fundraising by rebellious House Republicans

    Of the 25 House Republicans who voted in January against keeping Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, as speaker, most have seen a drop in contributions from political committees representing business and other interests, compared with two years ago. Here are...
  • Corcoran defends anti-Medicaid expansion position in barrage of tweets

    Corcoran defends anti-Medicaid expansion position in barrage of tweets
    TALLAHASSEE – Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Land O’Lakes, the fiercest opponent of Medicaid expansion in the House and the next in line to become House Speaker in 2016, defended his position in a series of tweets over the weekend. The burst of...
  • Letters: 'Lived'; Rea candidacy

    Letters: 'Lived'; Rea candidacy
    'Lived' On July 13, 1983, a Datsun B-210 hit a culvert at 65-plus mph. Being as I lived, no little marker was placed there. I really feel cheated. After all, I had been drinking, was speeding, was taking a nap, was not wearing my seat belt and went...
  • Chronicling a wide world of government waste

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County (Calif.) Register on Friday, April 24. ���� We were saddened to see the consummate government watchdog Tom Coburn, R-Okla., resign his Senate seat in December due to a...
  • Tom Colicchio displays hunger for D.C. advocacy

    "Guys, this isn't a one-time deal. You have to keep coming back," is the message Tom Colicchio said he gives to every chef who comes to Washington, D.C., with him and it's the message he follows. Colicchio, 52, keeps a busy schedule. He's the founder...
  • Jerry Zezima: White House Easter event egg-actly the ticket for Granddad

    Since becoming a grandfather two years ago, I've really been on a roll. But nothing could top taking my granddaughter, Chloe, to Washington, D.C., for the White House Easter Egg Roll. On Easter Sunday, I (known to Chloe as Poppie) drove from Long Island,...
  • Return of the Reformicons

    Last year, a group of mainly young conservative intellectuals made a splash with a document titled "Room to Grow," attempting to outline policies that would address the problems, anxieties and worries of the middle class. The so-called Reform Conservative...
  • Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

    Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls
    For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably presidential hopefuls like Wisconsin's Scott Walker — face a far more complicated landscape. Looming ahead for these...