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  • Obama tells wounded vets, soldiers they are not alone

    President Barack Obama is assuring wounded soldiers and veterans they are not alone, telling them, "We've got your back." Obama addressed the service members and their families at the White House Thursday during the annual Wounded Warrior Project's...
  • U.S. House passes state sales tax break; Obama veto threatened

    WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted to let taxpayers deduct state sales taxes on their federal tax returns, a victory for residents of Texas, Florida and other states that lack an income tax. The 272-152 vote would reinstate a tax break...
  • Gov. Scott to sue Obama over Medicaid expansion

    Gov. Scott to sue Obama over Medicaid expansion
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott will sue the federal government for attempting to “coerce” the state into expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act by withdrawing support for a different federal health care program, he announced...
  • Florida governor sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansion

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Republican Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue the federal government for allegedly coercing Florida to expand Medicaid. "It is appalling that President Obama would cut off federal health care dollars to Florida in an effort...
  • Scott says he's suing feds for withholding hospital funds

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is suing the Obama administration for withholding hospital funds because the state won't expand Medicaid. The announcement is another twist in what has been a gritty yearlong battle with the feds over roughly $1...
  • Big differences divide Democrats, GOP on overhauling U.S. tax code

    Big differences divide Democrats, GOP on overhauling U.S. tax code
    Despite optimistic talk from Democrats and Republicans about overhauling the tax code, General Electric Co. recently showed that corporate executives aren't holding their breath for a bipartisan deal any time soon. GE said last week that as part of a...
  • Jim Utter's NASCAR notebook

    BRISTOL, Tenn. Joe Gibbs Racing appears to be picking up right where it left off at NASCAR's most recent short-track event. Three JGR drivers, led by winner Denny Hamlin, finished in the top five two weeks ago at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. In Sunday's...
  • Peevish or loaded for bear _ Obama getting tough on critics

    Just as Congress is hitting something of a bipartisan stride on such issues as Medicare, Iran and trade, President Barack Obama and his White House team have decided to go after their Republican critics, picking fights and scornfully calling them out by...
  • Cuba no longer belongs on terror list

    Cuba  no longer belongs  on terror list
    The naysayers have been all over President Obama for his decision to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. We can understand the emotion involved for Cuban-American members of Congress, including Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio,...
  • New American Century goes back to the future

    New American Century goes back to the future
    It is a cool, crisp morning in Washington, D.C. It is Jan. 20, 2017, and the world is watching with incredible excitement as the new president of the United States is about to deliver the inaugural speech. Folks, welcome to the New American Century&...
  • Obama calls delay of his attorney general nominee 'crazy'

    President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he was "hopeful" that the...