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  • Trade backing: Obama still must advocate for US workers

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday, June 26: Now that Congress has authorized President Barack Obama to negotiate trade agreements on its behalf, both the White House and lawmakers must ensure that the deals he...
  • Richard Rothschild: Waters of the U.S. is more EPA overreach

    It's time to block Environmental Protection Agency's new rule, Waters of the U.S. Under the Clean Water Act, Congress gave the EPA jurisdiction only over navigable and interstate waters within the U.S. However, in May 2015, courtesy of President Obama,...
  • High court finds gay couples have fundamental right to marry

    Same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide as a divided Supreme Court handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement, setting off a jubilant cascade of long-delayed weddings in states where they had been forbidden. "No longer may this...
  • For Obama and Clinton, twisty paths to 'yes' on gay marriage

    When President Barack Obama praised the Supreme Court's watershed same-sex marriage ruling, he held it up as evidence that a "shift in hearts and minds is possible." Obama may well have been describing his own public trajectory on gay unions — a...
  • Bush: New gun limits not way to prevent shooting tragedies

    New gun control measures are not the way to prevent mass killings such as the shooting deaths of nine people in a South Carolina church, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Saturday. Bush, who plans to meet with black ministers in Charleston,...
  • The Iran deal: A look at what it does and problems remaining

    World powers and Iran are back in nuclear talks, and this round may be the deciding one. After nearly a decade of international diplomacy, negotiators are working past Tuesday's deadline, trying to reach a final agreement that would curb Iran's nuclear...
  • Changes in South Carolina paving way for Confederate flag's removal

    COLUMBIA, S.C. In 1978, Dick Riley was in a tough primary battle for governor with then Lt. Gov. Brantley Harvey of Beaufort. He was asked on SCETV if the Confederate flag should be taken down from the State House dome an issue just being raised by...
  • Jeb Bush is definitely a better campaigner than he admits

    WASHINGTON "You're here to hear a humble candidate," Jeb Bush began at a town hall-style discussion in Henderson, Nev., last weekend, and then spent the next hour behaving that way. The former Florida governor and Republican presidential hopeful...
  • Obama's fuel-efficiency goals prove elusive, but reboot should help

    The following editorial appeared in The Kansas City Star on Monday, June 29: When you set big goals, sometimes you set yourself up for big failure. President Barack Obama's lofty plans to put more fuel-efficient vehicles on the roads crashed headlong...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: GOP candidates miscalculate on Obamacare

    Displaying unanimous views and questionable political judgment, Republican presidential candidates greeted the Supreme Court's latest ruling upholding Obamacare with yet another vow to "repeal and replace" President Barack Obama's signature achievement....
  • 'Opportunity gap'? 'Income inequality'? Same coin, different sides

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Monday, June 29: Back in February, four months before he officially announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination, former Gov. Jeb Bush made a startling statement:...