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  • Obama finds his veto pen

    WASHINGTON -- With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill. After more than six years in office...
  • Giuliani sucker punches Obama on patriotism

    Giuliani sucker punches Obama on patriotism
    In the dustup over Rudy Giuliani saying he doesn't believe that the president loves America, it's a tossup who deserves more to be sent to the woodshed, him or the fellow Republicans who rushed to justify his remark. The man once called "America's...
  • The return of the death of Obamacare

    WASHINGTON The possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court will soon eliminate federal subsidies for people buying health insurance through the Affordable Care Act is the biggest story in politics and economics that no one wants to talk about. But the...
  • Mayoral candidates urged to back sick leave ordinance

     Mayoral candidates urged to back sick leave ordinance
    Chicago labor and community groups are calling on mayoral candidates to support an ordinance that would allow workers to earn five to nine days of paid sick leave. Nearly 82 percent of Chicago voters Tuesday supported paid leave in a nonbinding...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Tuition is not main hurdle for most community college students

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Tuition is not main hurdle for most community college students
    What does $1,400 buy nowadays? One year of cellphone service with T-Mobile, one year of television with DirecTV, or one year’s tuition at a California community college — for 60% of students, that is. The other 40% pay no tuition. Which is...
  • Can 'Chuy' give Rahm a run for his money?

    Can 'Chuy' give Rahm a run for his money?
    Four years ago, I was surprised by how early in the evening on election night President Barack Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel won the mayoral race in Chicago, a city whose elections are historically famous for long counts. Four years later,...
  • Former Gov. Rick Perry: Obama has made the world less safe

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday blasted President Barack Obama's record on foreign policy, calling for a harder-line approach in the Middle East and accusing the administration of "making grave calculations that make the world less safe." Speaking...
  • Bush: Borders less secure if Congress cuts off DHS dollars

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was skeptical of some conservatives' efforts to block funding for the Department of Homeland Security unless President Barack Obama's immigration actions are derailed. Bush, who is weighing a presidential bid, told party...
  • Fate of health care law is in justices' hands � again

    WASHINGTON Four little words will make a world of difference when the Supreme Court considers a potentially disabling challenge to President Barack Obama's signature health care law Wednesday. In a case that concerns language and politics more than the...
  • The health care case: Fear and loathing at the Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON Claudette Newsome of Houston knows the peril and pain of life without health insurance. When her husband, Michael, was diagnosed with a deadly sarcoma in 2007, his lost income and lack of quality health insurance forced the family into...
  • 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...