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  • FACT CHECK: Rubio rhetoric breaks with past, but ideas don't

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio launched a Republican presidential campaign this week with a promise to reject "the leaders and ideas of the past." It was a not-so-subtle jab from a 43-year-old fresh-faced, senator at his likely 2016 competitors, Republican Jeb...
  • Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansion

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Republican Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue the federal government for allegedly coercing Florida to expand Medicaid. "It is appalling that President Obama would cut off federal health care dollars to Florida in an...
  • Obama recognizes people looking out for working families

    President Barack Obama has recognized a dozen people who he says have done extraordinary things to help working families. The group recognized at a White House ceremony Thursday included a Berkeley, California, woman whose efforts helped get paid...
  • Obama could ease many Iranian sanctions without Congress

     Obama could ease many Iranian sanctions without Congress
    Even if Congress rejects his final Iranian nuclear deal, President Barack Obama could use his executive pen to offer Tehran a hefty portion of sanctions relief on his own. Lawmakers have insisted on having a say on what could be a historic accord that...
  • How Sen. Corker became Mr. Fix-It and forged deal on Iran

    WASHINGTON Fighting to get Congress a voice on an Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Bob Corker found himself in an increasingly familiar spot in the thick of a difficult situation. And loving it. "I do enjoy it because I enjoy us doing things that are going to...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico Taylor Energy Company now exists for only one reason: to fight an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that has gone largely unnoticed, despite creating miles-long slicks for more than a decade....
  • Speak Out

    I'm beginning to think that the Southtown is trying to do away with the Speak Out column because the call-in line always is not answering. And I believe that contributors "Oak Forest Bob" and "Terrmiester from Burbank" must be editors because they're in...
  • White House: No vote of confidence for embattled drug chief

    The White House declined to give a vote of confidence Thursday to the embattled head of the Drug Enforcement Administration amid allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitutes while stationed overseas. White House spokesman Josh Earnest...
  • On Armenian genocide, go ahead and offend Turkey

    On Armenian genocide, go ahead and offend Turkey
    A friend once sent me a Christmas card with a handwritten greeting: "May your genocide be recognized this holiday season." It still makes me laugh out loud, because it captures something about the absurd and profound impasse between Turkey and the...
  • At NC town hall, Obama says working families deserve support

    Helping working families get quality child care is a good investment in the country's overall economic health, President Barack Obama told an audience gathered Wednesday in downtown Charlotte. The president said during the town hall at the ImaginOn...
  • Hillary Clinton faces a challenge in voters' trust

    DES MOINES, Iowa Hillary Clinton might have a problem with voters such as Linda Deitz. A registered Democrat and a hypnotist with her own small business in Des Moines, Deitz supported Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. But Hillary Clinton is a different...