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  • Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers

    Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers
    President Obama at the State of the Union address briefly touched on trade. Yet what he advocated might have a greater implication on our lives than anything else that was mentioned. He said that "past trade deals haven't always lived up to the hype."...
  • Despite differences, US and Cuba make positive steps toward establishing embassies

    MIAMI The United States and Cuba held historic normalization talks Thursday aimed at erasing more than five decades of corrosive relations, but there were no major breakthroughs and the two delegations remained apart on some key issues such as human...
  • GOP pushes abortion bill through House on March for Life Day

    GOP pushes abortion bill through House on March for Life Day
    With thousands of abortion protesters swarming the city in their annual March for Life, Republicans muscled broadened abortion restrictions through the House on Thursday after a GOP rebellion forced leaders into an awkward retreat on an earlier version....
  • In mocking Sen. Joni Ernst's 'bread bags,' aren't liberals being hypocritical?

    It’s hard to say what coastal liberals think is funnier: the fact that Republican Sen. Joni Ernst’s thrifty mother tied bread bags over her little girl’s feet to protect her shoes on muddy days -- or the fact that Ernst comes from Iowa,...
  • In Lawrence visit, Obama focuses on working families and child care

    LAWRENCE, Kan. President Barack Obama's plans for expanded child care tax credits and other middle-class benefits warmed a big crowd in Lawrence on Thursday, even as they continued to face a chilly reception from Republicans in Washington. "Middle-...
  • GOP lawmakers oppose Obama proposal to boost education tax credit, cut college savings plans

    President Barack Obama's proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings accounts is running into opposition from Republicans in Congress who say they have no intention of raising taxes on families trying to save money for their children's...
  • Ben Carson: 'A lot of doors opening' to White House bid

    WASHINGTON As Ben Carson weighs a run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, his political calculus is not the stuff of polls or advice from high-powered politicians. His motivation comes from the gut and from above. "I pray every day for...
  • Obama pitches economic plan in Kansas, the anti-tax heartland

    Obama pitches economic plan in Kansas, the anti-tax heartland
    There was what President Obama said Thursday, and there was where he said it. Eager to highlight the differences between his new "middle-class economics" initiative and the trickle-down approach Democrats accuse their rivals of embracing, the...
  • Pro-Clinton group plans to raise money in downtown L.A.

    As Hillary Rodham Clinton edges closer to announcing whether she will seek the White House next year, a group urging the former secretary of State to run is planning a Latino-themed fundraiser next month in downtown Los Angeles. The Super PAC “...
  • Yemen, a U.S. partner against terrorism, on the brink of collapse

    Yemen, a U.S. partner against terrorism, on the brink of collapse
    Yemen is home to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, a group that last week claimed responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris. The United States military and CIA work closely with Yemen's government in the fight against terrorism. Twice last...
  • Poke in the eye? Boehner rebuffs Obama on Iran sanctions, invites Israeli leader to Congress

    Defying President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday that he's invited Israel's prime minister to stand before Congress and push for new sanctions against its archenemy Iran. Boehner's decision to bring Benjamin Netanyahu...