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  • Commission interim report 'sets stage' for pay reform

    Commission Chairman Alphonso Maldon Jr., says the intent of the interim report is to present a "comprehensive resource tool" for understanding military compensation. A final report to President Obama and Congress is due next February. By Tom...
  • Monday: Is Barack Obama the worst president since WWII?

    Monday: Is Barack Obama the worst president since WWII?
          It is no secret that President Obama’s approval ratings have tumbled.    A popular president, he isn’t. But the worst since World War II? Worse than Richard Nixon? Worse than George W. Bush? Really? And do you wish you had Mitt...
  • U.S. needs 'to do right' for immigrant children: official

    U.S. needs 'to do right' for immigrant children: official
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. official said on Sunday the U.S. border is not open to illegal entry into the country, but acknowledged the government does need to be sensitive to the tens of thousands of migrant children flowing into detention centers....
  • Watch: Joan Rivers Storms Off During CNN Interview

    Joan Rivers walked out in the middle of a CNN interview that aired on Saturday. The comedienne first took offense when CNN Newsroom host Fredricka Whitfield described her hit E! show "Fashion Police" as mean. The situation elevated when Whitfield...
  • Republicans can't seem to agree on Iraq and Middle East strategies

    The crisis in Iraq and broader unrest in the Middle East have exposed a growing rift among Republicans on foreign policy, as skeptics of military intervention have more openly challenged the party's hawkish posture in the post-Sept. 11 era. Unfolding...
  • Our arrogant president [Commentary]

    Our arrogant president [Commentary]
    President Obama appears to have forgotten -- or ignored -- why we have elections. One reason is to stop, or slow down, an agenda the public doesn't like. When polls began reflecting buyer's remorse about Mr. Obama in 2010, voters elected a Republican...
  • Medicaid expansion report tallies what state is missing

    Ever since the day four years ago that then-Attorney General Tom Corbett joined a multi-state lawsuit to block the Affordable Care Act, the relationship between Harrisburg and Washington over health-care issues has been tense. Corbett and other...
  • Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss business [Commentary]

    Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss business [Commentary]
      Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business." Much to their chagrin, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito agreed in his ruling in the Hobby Lobby case....
  • Friends and enemies in Syria

    Friends and enemies in Syria
    A Free Syrian Army sniper sits in a shooting position. Considered more moderate and secular than other rebel factions, the Free Syrian Army would be a part of an effort proposed by the Obama administration. The proposal includes a $500 million program...
  • Employers skirt wage requirements [Commentary]

    Employers skirt wage requirements [Commentary]
    Government leaders at all levels — including President Barack Obama — are pushing to raise the floor on pay, and pundits are lining up on both sides: Will higher minimum wages put more money in workers' pockets? Or will they spark layoffs,...
  • Do-gooders wrong about minimum wage

    Boosting the minimum wage is good politics and bad economics. It's a flagrant pay-off by President Obama to labor unions and special interests groups. In line with specious liberal reasoning, the higher the minimum wage, the more prosperous the worker...