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  • Thanks To Obama, Things Worse Than During Depression

    Cal Thomas' July 2 column, "Obama's Arrogance Destroying Our Nation" [Opinion] hit the nail right on the head. Herbert Hoover was president when I was born, so I've seen many presidents in my lifetime. I am an Independent voter and have voted for...
  • What About Founders' Intent?

    Columnist Cal Thomas needs a history lesson [July 4, Opinion, "Our Founders' Plan Is Being Disregarded"].The Federalist Papers were written by James Madison, John Jay and Alexander Hamilton in an attempt to convince others to support ratification of the...
  • Obama increasingly taking his message beyond Washington

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is often seen this summer outside the White House, strolling down a city street, joking with ordinary Americans, grabbing a burger or a waffle cone. Just a regular guy. This week it's in Denver. A few weeks ago, in St....
  • U.S. Democrats aim to turn contraception into campaign drive

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats hope to turn their legal setback on Obamacare and contraception into a winning autumn campaign issue by pushing legislation requiring employers to include birth control in healthcare coverage. Democrats in the Senate...
  • Obama tells Afghan candidates fraud charges merit review

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah on Monday night and rival Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday to urge calm and to call for a review of fraud charges in that country's election, the White...
  • Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis

    Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis
    RICHMOND – Hampton Roads' congressional leaders no more agree on how to respond to the surge of Central American children massing at the United States' southern border than they do on broader immigration reforms. U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim...
  • Democrats grapple with own divisions over renewing Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats are struggling with their own differences over legislation to renew the Export-Import Bank's charter, an issue that has long been a source of tension between Tea Party and pro-business Republicans. Democrats, who...
  • Obama's $3.7-billion border request reflects deepening concern

    President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funding Tuesday to help confront what he called an “urgent humanitarian situation”: the unprecedented influx of children and teens arriving without parents on the Southwestern...
  • Obama requests $3.7 billion to address influx of immigrant children

    Obama requests $3.7 billion to address influx of immigrant children
    — President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the influx of children from Central America entering the country illegally, a first step in what the White House described as a broader effort to...
  • Gay rights groups halt support for ENDA workplace discrimination bill

    Gay rights groups halt support for ENDA workplace discrimination bill
    Six national gay rights groups withdrew support Tuesday for what had been hailed as historic legislation to prohibit workplace discrimination, citing concerns over an exemption for employers who object to homosexuality on religious grounds. Led by the...
  • Dent talks immigration at town hall event

    – At a fire hall in the western end of his district Monday, constituents grilled U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent on what federal officials are doing to address the wave of unaccompanied children being apprehended at the country's southern border. Some, like...