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  • Nightmarish predictions seldom come true

    Taking credit for an improving economy can be a messy thing in the political world, and it was only a matter of time before Democrats began giving President Obama credit and the Republicans to scoff at such a notion. It's true, that the administration...
  • Letter: On the true form of the government

    Re: “The president's veto power is alarming,” Mailbag, Jan 24. First a history lesson for the writer. The only democratic government in history was ancient Greece. We live in a constitutional republic in which the federal Constitution is the...
  • White House drops plan to scale back college savings tax benefits

    The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. President Barack Obama made the proposal last week as part of his State of the Union...
  • Obama signals opening up Atlantic Ocean to drilling for first time, removes areas off Alaska

    The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling indefinitely in environmentally-sensitive areas off Alaska. The proposal...
  • Gov't: 9.5 million already signed up for 2015 coverage under Obama's health law

    Some 9.5 million people have already signed up for 2015 coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law, and the administration is on track to surpass its nationwide enrollment target set last year. The Health and Human Services Department said...
  • Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill for now, ending looming showdown with White House

    Senate Democrats on Tuesday put the brakes on new Iran sanctions legislation, ending for now a looming showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama over negotiations to prevent Tehran from having the capability to make a nuclear weapon. Sen....
  • GOP lawmakers back Obama's push for new trade deals, but Democrats say jobs may suffer

    It doesn't happen often, but Republican lawmakers on Tuesday gave more support to President Barack Obama than did Democrats on a key issue: trade. Trade has long created strange politics, but the issue has languished on congressional back burners...
  • Obama's action a good start at preserving Alaska's ANWR

    To the editor: I have been to Alaska only once, but after visiting, I am anxious to see more and in greater depth. It is extraordinary and awe inspiring; there is nothing like it, and unless we take the steps President Obama outlined to ban oil drilling...
  • Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Tuesday opened the door to oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in decades. The Interior Department announced it was moving toward holding a lease sale in the middle and south Atlantic,...
  • Obama offers condolences to Abe, blames terror group for 'brutal murder' of Japanese hostage

    President Barack Obama has offered condolences to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the killing of a Japanese national by the Islamic State group. The White House says Obama telephoned Abe from India. Obama arrived there Sunday morning for a three-...
  • WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama does presidential 'namaste,' invokes MLK at Gandhi memorial

    President Barack Obama was so honored to be invited to India's Republic Day celebration that he showed it. After arriving at Rashtrapati Bhawan, the presidential palace, for an elaborate welcome ceremony, Obama clasped his hands in the traditional...