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  • President Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Ted Kennedy

    President Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Ted Kennedy
    President Barack Obama summoned today's quarrelsome political leaders on Monday to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise, and said a new institute that bears the longtime Massachusetts senator's name can be as much an...
  • Going halfway in reining in the payday predators

    The following editorial appeared in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Monday, March 30: Last week the federal government took some modest, long-overdue steps toward regulating the payday loan industry. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued drafts of...
  • Rare Boehner-Pelosi health care compromise deserves applause

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, March 31: Wonder of wonders: House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi compromised on crucial health care legislation last week for the good of all Americans,...
  • Meir: Israel winning military battle, failing in public relations

    Meir: Israel winning military battle, failing in public relations
    Former Israeli ambassador and diplomat Gideon Meir said that Israel is winning the military battle against Hamas and other terrorist organizations, but is failing to win the public relations battle to convince international organizations, such as the...
  • Duckworth makes video announcement for 2016 Senate bid

    Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois announced Monday she's running for U.S. Senate in 2016, setting up a high-profile challenge to Republican Sen. Mark Kirk's re-election bid. "I'm running for the United States Senate in 2016 because it's...
  • Obama should be impeached for meddling with Israeli elections

    Obama should be impeached for meddling with Israeli elections
    It is now a clear fact that President Barack Obama interfered in the recent election of Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel, which is an impeachable offense. Now where are the Republicans in Congress who need to and should draw up articles of impeachment? What...
  • Bill Clinton endorses ex-Ohio Gov. Strickland for US Senate

    Former President Bill Clinton threw his heavyweight endorsement Tuesday behind former Gov. Ted Strickland's U.S. Senate bid while Strickland's Democratic primary opponent made clear he's not ready to back away. Strickland has long ties to the Clintons...
  • Is New York's Chuck Schumer the new top-dog Democrat?

    Is New York's Chuck Schumer the new top-dog Democrat?
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer introduced fellow New Yorker Loretta Lynch, the attorney general nominee, to the Senate Judiciary Committee in January as a public servant who “has earned a reputation for keeping her head down and avoiding the...
  • US, Cuba to face off on human rights

    MIAMI The latest round in the U.S.-Cuba rapprochement gets underway Tuesday when the two countries meet in Washington to discuss the potentially divisive issue of human rights. A State Department spokesperson said the two sides will "discuss the...
  • Obama salutes 'hero' Boston police officer shot in face

    A decorated Boston police officer recovering after being shot in the face by a suspect got a shout-out Monday from President Barack Obama. Obama began his speech at the dedication of the new Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate by...
  • Public favors talks with Iran but wants Congress involved, polls find

    As negotiations continue over Iran's nuclear program, Americans are receptive to talks but skeptical about their ultimate success, several new polls show. By 49%-40%, Americans approve of the idea of negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program,...