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  • Congress has right to hear Netanyahu

    Congress has right to hear Netanyahu
    In his commentary ("Boehner's unwise move," Jan. 28), Frederic B. Hill claims it was unwise for House Speaker John Boehner to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at a joint session of Congress because it shows deference toward him...
  • Super Bowl: President Obama advises fans to 'keep it clean'

    Super Bowl: President Obama advises fans to 'keep it clean'
    The NFL's ongoing investigation into "Deflategate" coupled with Marshawn Lynch's dramas with the media has made for a pretty interesting week heading into Super Bowl XLIX. So perhaps that is why President Obama felt the need to weigh in on Sunday's game...
  • In Cuba-U.S. talks, the list of disagreements is still long

    In Cuba-U.S. talks, the list of disagreements is still long
    For all the talk about historic talks, the list of disagreements between Cuba and the United States, which could trip up renewed ties after the first round of official negotiations this month, looks a lot like it has for many years. The moods and...
  • Netanyahu speech: Neither unprecedented nor unwise

    Netanyahu speech: Neither unprecedented nor unwise
    Op-ed writer Frederic Hill ("Netanyahu invitation unwise," Jan. 28) faults House Speaker John Boehner for inviting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress two weeks before Israeli elections. "Democratic nations usually do not interfere in...
  • Despite lots of support in Congress, drive to repeal medical device tax is no slam dunk

    It flew through the Republican-run House in 2012, and a year later 79 of the Democratic-led Senate's 100 members embraced it. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress, the chances for repealing the 2.3 percent tax on medical devices...
  • 1/31/15: Medicaid, gas prices and global warming

    1/31/15: Medicaid, gas prices and global warming
    Democrats act like spoiled, entitled children, forcing Republicans to act like their parents, the original "party of no." Our incompetent Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott should be ashamed of not accepting $51 billion in federal funds and...
  • Now the Republicans clamor for compromise?

    To the editor: When President Obama was first elected and Democrats also had control of Congress, Republicans were complimented for "standing on principle" when they opposed the economic stimulus and healthcare reform. Now that Republicans have control of...
  • Kings' Darryl Sutter to put pipeline politics on hold with Obama

    Kings' Darryl Sutter to put pipeline politics on hold with Obama
    Now that Kings Coach Darryl Sutter has gotten to know the man, spending some quality time with President Obama — well, at least a few minutes in 2013 — is he planning on talking about a certain pipeline project? Shortly before the Kings...
  • Biden: Don't let GOP 'steal' credit for recovery

    Biden: Don't let GOP 'steal' credit for recovery
    PHILADELPHIA – Vice President Biden, speaking in Philadelphia Friday, said Democrats can't allow Republican to "steal" credit for the burgeoning recovery — and that his party must forcefully make the argument that their policies worked while...
  • Pat Toomey gains seat at Obamacare carving table

    Pat Toomey gains seat at Obamacare carving table
    Chipping away at Obamacare is a top priority for the Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress, and Sen. Pat Toomey has a front-row seat for shaping some of those proposals. Toomey, R-Pa., was named to lead the Senate Finance Committee's panel...
  • House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat

    House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat
    House Democrats gathered at a strategy retreat this week in dire need of a pep talk, after seeing their influence sharply reduced by last year's election and enduring a number of internal debates that eroded morale. They got one from President Obama,...