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  • FCC May Allow Greater Foreign Ownership of TV Stations

    Next month, the FCC will consider whether to allow foreign ownership stakes in TV stations that are larger than 25%, although such holdings will still be considered on a case-by-case basis. Broadcasters are praising the potential move, which the...
  • America needs more tea party 'extremists'

     America needs more tea party 'extremists'
    State Sen. Jim Rosapepe castigates tea party Republicans for the recent shutdown, referring to them as "illiterate political extremists" and "power hungry opportunists" ("We have a deal, but the damage is already done," Oct. 17). Although attempting...
  • No way to run a government: Reflections on the latest D.C. debacle

    No way to run a government: Reflections on the latest D.C. debacle
    My conclusions about the latest mess in Washington, for your consumption: •The GOP lost: Yes, Obamacare is a predictably unruly mess. It consists of many bad ideas (and a few good ones) wrapped into an enormously expensive partisan missile...
  • Reid outlines busy November agenda in Senate, takes jab at House

    WASHINGTON – The Senate will consider legislation on gay rights, jobs and defense policy by Thanksgiving, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Monday while telling the Republican-led House to dispense with "political show votes and start...
  • Harry Reid Moves to Bring Tom Wheeler's FCC Nomination to a Vote

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) indicated that the Senate would vote this week on the nomination of Tom Wheeler to be the next chairman of the FCC, despite a hold that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) placed on President Obama's pick to lead the...
  • Ted Cruz Says He's Lifting His Hold on Tom Wheeler's Nomination to FCC

    After meeting with Tom Wheeler, President Obama's nominee to chair the FCC, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced that he is lifting his hold on the appointment, a move that sets up the pick for a Senate confirmation vote. Cruz met with Wheeler on Tuesday,...
  • Senate Confirms Tom Wheeler as FCC Chairman

    The Senate confirmed Tom Wheeler as the next chairman of the FCC and Michael P. O'Rielly to fill another vacancy at the agency. Wheeler's confirmation came after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) removed a hold on his nomination after meeting with Wheeler on...
  • Immigration: Don't trust the Democrats

     Immigration: Don't trust the Democrats
    The headline over The Sun's recent editorial regarding immigration asks, "Can GOP compromise on immigration?" (Oct. 29) Why should they? In 1986, President Ronald Reagan believed the Democratic Congress when they promised that if he signed the...
  • Schwarzenegger, on Capitol Hill, rallies for after-school programs

    Schwarzenegger, on Capitol Hill, rallies for after-school programs
    WASHINGTON – Arnold Schwarzenegger made an appearance on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, and the Hollywood actor and former California governor was uncharacteristically disciplined. Reporters tried to get Schwarzenegger to go off script, to tear into...
  • Republicans block nomination of Mel Watt to be key housing regulator

    Republicans block nomination of Mel Watt to be key housing regulator
    WASHINGTON -- The nomination of Rep. Mel Watt to be the regulator for housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac failed a key procedural vote Thursday because of strong Republican opposition. President Obama nominated Watt, a veteran Democrat...
  • Democrats broke health care and now must fix it

     Democrats broke health care and now must fix it
    During the recent hearings on Obamacare, we learned from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that the Obamacare web site backup isn't encrypted as of today ("Obama blames 'bad apple' insurers for canceled coverage," Oct. 31). That's...