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  • Ted Cruz to buy insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap

    Ted Cruz to buy insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap
    GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act he has vowed to dismantle. Cruz, whose Senate filibuster against the law he derides as “Obamacare” led to a partial...
  • Lou Barletta: Obama policies favor illegal immigrants over U.S. citizens

    Lou Barletta: Obama policies favor illegal immigrants over U.S. citizens
    We have immigration laws in this country for two basic reasons: to preserve American jobs and to protect national security. President Barack Obama's unlawful executive actions to grant amnesty to at least 5 million illegal immigrants violate both of those...
  • Senator resigns as committee chair after Obama-IS group post

    A Maine state senator who was criticized for a Facebook post that linked President Barack Obama to the Islamic State group is stepping down from his post as chairman of a legislative committee. A Senate Republican spokeswoman says Sen. Michael Willette...
  • When on one says 'Stop," racism and bigotry thrive

    What's changed in the 50 years between Bloody Sunday in Selma and the unfolding stories of racial harassment and police misconduct in Ferguson, San Francisco, New York and, last week, Fort Lauderdale? Some say, "Nothing." I say, "Quite a lot." As a...
  • Congress members urge $16 million to fund quake early warning system

    Congress members urge $16 million to fund quake early warning system
    More than 30 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are urging their colleagues to allocate $16.1 million in the next federal budget for an earthquake early warning system, which could give people as much as a minute’s warning before severe...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The Post-Star of Glens Falls on government ethics reform. March 21 One of the ironies of the current debate over ethics reform in the state Legislature, which has focused on outside income, is that most legislators earn little outside income or none...
  • US hands over armored military vehicles to Ukraine

    The United States has delivered 10 armored vehicles to Ukraine as part of a military support program intended to assist the fight against Russian-backed separatist forces in the country's east. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday at a...
  • Here's the pitch: House Whip Scalise can play hardball

    Are you a Republican House member who can't decide whether to vote "aye" or "nay" on controversial legislation? Please step through this door between sculptures in Statuary Hall and into a quiet, curved parlor you may never have noticed. Have a seat by...
  • Obama says he's ready to sign Medicare doctor payment fix

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's ready to sign good bipartisan legislation to fix Medicare's doctor payment problem, without endorsing any specific legislation. Without a fix, doctors face a 21 percent cut in Medicare fees, the consequence...
  • Seniors rattled by endless risk of Medicare cuts to doctors

    New momentum for a lasting fix to Medicare's doctor-payment problem shows that lawmakers may finally be recognizing what has long bothered their constituents. Year after year, the threat of 20-percent payment cuts averted at the last minute has seemed...
  • Talk of the County: Crowds pack 'sad, unwelcoming' downtown Waukegan

    Talk of the County: Crowds pack 'sad, unwelcoming' downtown Waukegan
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com Just missing the lights It was...