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  • German Parliament approves Greece's bailout extension

    Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens. Lawmakers voted 542-32 to back the bailout extension. There were 13 abstentions. Greece...
  • Jindal tells GOP Congress to 'grow a spine' on DHS funding

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: "Grow a spine." Jindal spoke as House Republicans were considering a short-term funding fix to...
  • Despite spat with US, Israeli leader fighting Iran nuke deal

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Washington next week on a last-gasp effort to seal what he hopes will become his signature achievement: preventing Iran from attaining a nuclear weapon. But the centerpiece of the visit, a much-hyped...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Candidates must get over 'gotcha' questioning

    In late 2013, a group of eager GOP Senate hopefuls landed at Reagan National Airport, just outside of Washington, D.C. Moments later, they were besieged by a gaggle of young, camera-wielding "trackers" yelling questions at them about abortion and rape two...
  • NLRB's ambush election rule, bad policy and bad law

    Membership in labor unions has been falling for decades and is at an all-time low in the U.S. While there are many reasons for this decline, it is an indicator that many workers simply don't find unions as necessary as they once did. But the National...
  • Critics target outgoing city councilman Tom LaBonge as a 'pothole politican'

    Critics target outgoing city councilman Tom LaBonge as a 'pothole politican'
    L.A.'s Tom LaBonge is a big-city councilman with a small-town style. His office bought its own city truck to pick up abandoned sofas and trash across the 4th District. During a downpour, the Los Angeles Downtown News reported that he personally...
  • Under attack, unions show new creativity and militancy

    Under attack, unions show new creativity and militancy
    One consequence of the steady decline of unions in America is that we've forgotten what little we used to know about what organized labor even means. Union members are often depicted as lazy and overpaid, and job actions as a threat to the livelihoods...
  • GOP legal attack will cost the party

    Republican leaders have reached a new low point by using the judiciary to attack Latino immigrants. As part of their offensive against President Obama's recent executive order on immigration, which provides temporary deportation relief for an estimated 5...
  • Trudy Rubin: Jeb Bush, Iraq and the truth

    As the Islamic State's barbarities make headlines, Republican presidential candidates are scrambling to outdo each other's hawkish pronouncements on foreign policy. That makes political sense. With the economy improving, polls show that voters now...
  • Chicago mayoral election is about much more than Chicago

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: In any other year, the mayoral election in America's third-largest city wouldn't matter much to anyone beyond driving distance to Wrigley Field. This year's race for Chicago's mayor,...
  • Walker: Protesters prepared him to confront global terrorism

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world. The likely Republican presidential contender sparked pointed criticism from labor...