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  • The Stan Simpson Show: Obama's Second Term, Capitol News, UConn Sports

    In the first segment, Stan talks with University of Hartford associate professor Bilal Sekou about some of the controversial issues that have arisen during President Barack Obama's second term. Up next, Christine Stewart of www.ctnewsjunkie.com talks...
  • Obama critics distort child border crisis

    Abuse rains down daily on President Obama about the border crisis. Smug columnists and ill-informed citizens accuse him of creating the flood of unaccompanied minors arriving in Texas. The media have done a terrible job of explaining this. Obama did...
  • Illinois attorney general suing over student loans

    Illinois attorney general suing over student loans
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will announce lawsuits today against companies she says are guilty of student loan debt scams. The lawsuits, which Madigan will discuss at a morning news conference at the Thompson Center, are the first of their...
  • Obama puts politics ahead of border security

    Obama puts politics ahead of border security
    All you need to do is look at the headlines out of Central America to see why tens of thousands of children are ending up at our border. "In Columbia (sic), Rising Violence Breeds New Doubts" (N.Y. Times); "Guatemala Seen Slipping Into a Haven For...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Bloomberg injects money, influence into firearms debate

    WASHINGTON It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time, mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
  • Iraq's struggle for democracy [Letter]

    Iraq's struggle for democracy [Letter]
    President Barack Obama has stated that for the U.S. to extend a helping hand to Iraq he must see "tangible commitments from Iraq's leaders to pursue more inclusive government agenda" ("50 bodies found in Iraq in massacre resurgence," July 10). Despite...
  • Refugee children get callous treatment [Letter]

    Refugee children get callous treatment  [Letter]
    Regarding the thousands of Central American children fleeing to our country, where are America's religious leaders ("America's refugee crisis," July 9)? For too many Americans, our so-called "Judeo-Christian values" seem to always stop at race and the Rio...
  • Immigration no-brainer: Treat Central American, Mexican kids the same

    Immigration no-brainer: Treat Central American, Mexican kids the same
    — As is his wont, President Barack Obama is treating the border crisis — more than 57,000 unaccompanied children crossing illegally — as a public relations problem. Where to photo op and where not. He still hasn't enunciated a policy. He...
  • Dana Milbank: Could a GOP Congress be a big benefit for Obama?

    WASHINGTON — The walls seem to be closing in on the Obama presidency. Iraq and Syria are overrun with terrorists. Violence is flaring in Ukraine and on Israel's borders. A humanitarian crisis is developing on our own southern border, but...
  • Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party

    Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party
    U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November. During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...
  • Border crisis is Obama's mess [Letter]

    Border crisis is Obama's mess [Letter]
    President Barack Obama first gives the "come on" signal to these Central American countries. So they take him up on it and overwhelm our already overworked border patrol. Now Mr. Obama is asking for $3.7 billion to clean up "his" mess ("America's...