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  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

    In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it for years. The lopsided 392-37 vote shifted pressure onto...
  • U.S. finds itself on both sides at once in Middle East

    The battle for dominance in the Middle East draws on ancient enmity between the Shiite and Sunni branches of Islam, but what drives it is a thoroughly modern struggle for power between Iran and the Arab monarchies led by Saudi Arabia. Now the United...
  • Senate delays vote on bipartisan bill on Medicare doc fees

    The Republican-run Senate has delayed giving final congressional approval to bipartisan legislation permanently blocking Medicare cuts for physicians until next month. The GOP-led House approved the $214 billion bill Thursday, moving Congress close to...
  • US, Iran nuke talks enter critical round ahead of deadline

    Nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran entered a critical phase on Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meeting his Iranian counterpart less than a week away from a deadline to secure the outline of a deal. With the clock...
  • Obama exhibits weakness in foreign policy

    In my last letter to the editor, I prognosticated that President Obama's Islamic sympathies would become evident in his efforts to surrender to the Iranians on a nuclear deal that could lead to a "Dr. Strangelove" scenario. My brother confirmed my...
  • Payday lenders warn that proposed new rules could hurt consumers

    Payday lenders warn that proposed new rules could hurt consumers
    Payday lenders complained loudly that tough new federal regulations proposed for their industry would force many operators to shut down and leave cash-strapped consumers with fewer options for getting short-term loans. "It's apparent to me that...
  • Garcia goes on the attack against Emanuel in 2nd debate of runoff

    Garcia goes on the attack against Emanuel in 2nd debate of runoff
    Rahm Emanuel and Jesus "Chuy" Garcia clashed in an argumentative second debate Thursday night, a face-to-face meeting in which the challenger tried to put the mayor on the defensive by mocking his leadership of Chicago. With early voting underway...
  • Trudy Rubin: 4 rules to judge any Iran deal

    If you're confused about whether a nuclear deal with Iran would be good for America or for Israel join the club. The club, that is, of folks who are debating the benefits of a deal versus the costs. For unyielding critics of any deal, especially in...
  • S.E. Cupp: Conservatives, get serious

    Although only one Republican has officially announced his candidacy for president so far, it looks like a formidable, diverse field of conservatives will be contending in the primaries. One prospect, however and a popular one at that has me utterly...
  • Obamacare at 5 years: Are we better off now?

    Obamacare just passed its fifth anniversary as a law, but don't be surprised if you didn't hear much about it. After all this time, polls show the public still doesn't like it. Results are more important than perception, of course. So let's ask: If...
  • House panel asks White House for documents on Bergdahl swap

    The House Oversight panel is asking the White House for intelligence information, reports and documents on the swap of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive for five years, for five members of the Taliban. Republican Reps. Jason Chaffetz of Utah,...