| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who hopes to use detailed position papers to build a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, released an energy plan Tuesday that calls for expanded oil and gas production and reversing the Obama administration's...
| Sep 14, 2014
In what on the surface seems like a remarkable turnaround, a number of conservative Republican Senate candidates this year are supporting a proposal to expand access to birth control by making it available without a prescription as an over-the-counter...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the Charlotte Observer on Sunday, Sept. 7:
North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, in a debate last week with U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, joined a growing number of election-year Republicans in support of over-the-counter...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:21 PM
WASHINGTON — To counter Democratic attacks that they are soldiers in a "war against women," some GOP candidates across the nation, including at least two in Connecticut, are advocating changing federal laws to allow the purchase of over-the-...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:12 AM
The award for fastest climbdown of the year (so far) goes to The Economist. The magazine already has withdrawn and apologized for a review in its latest issue that criticized a forthcoming book by Cornell historian Edward Baptist for being just too...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta opposes higher taxes on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Matthew Cartwright, on the other hand, not only wants higher taxes, but also more stringent environmental regulations....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It was all going so well for Texas Gov. Rick Perry — until the indictment. His efforts to move past a disastrous 2012 presidential run that had become a reliable punch line for a senior moment seemed to be working.
He's dropped a few pounds and...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty. ...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Wednesday sued the Obama administration, arguing that it has coerced states into adopting Common Core education standards.
The move by the Republican governor, who is widely viewed as holding...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Of all the self-interested scams perpetrated by school "reformers" against public education, the school voucher scam may be the most dishonest.
In their undiluted form, these programs are a sop to right wingers and religious fanatics convinced that...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:03 PM
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - In a blow to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's move to withdraw his state from Common Core education standards, a state judge on Tuesday blocked Jindal's plan to scrap a key set of standardized tests due to be introduced in the...