| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Last week's enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, so long in the making, is a milestone. It makes important updates to our workforce training system and demonstrates national support for the expanded use of sector strategies that...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:16 PM
After more than three years of jousting with the White House press corps, President Barack Obama's chief spokesman, Jay Carney, will step down next month to pursue yet-to-be-named opportunities, Obama announced on Friday.
Carney's deputy, Josh Earnest,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The White House is expanding a public campaign aimed at dispelling rumors in the U.S. and Latin America about its rules regarding deportation of young immigrants — part of an effort to slow the rising number of minors crossing into the U.S....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:37 AM
As President Barack Obama contemplates November's congressional elections, the odds are they may produce Republican majorities in both the House and Senate. That would likely mean more of the same legislative frustration that has met his presidency to...
| May 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Model of inefficiency
If SunRail continues to be as horribly inefficient as it was Tuesday, then let's rename it SunFail now and get it over with.
The train was 90 minutes late Tuesday afternoon when it finally arrived going northbound at the Church...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The stunning primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the first ever suffered by any congressional leader of either party, may well reflect his Virginia constituents' souring toward his personal hubris more than any cosmic policy issue.
| Jun 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The can of worms that George W. Bush cracked open in Iraq in 2003, which Barack Obama tried to close and essentially gave up on by the end of 2011, is now spilling over into a major Middle East catastrophe.
A Sunni insurgency has rocked the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton wants you to know that when it comes to foreign policy, she's one tough lady. Tougher, say, than President Obama.
Most of Clinton's 656-page memoir of her tenure as secretary of State, "Hard Choices," is pretty much what you'd...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Gov. Tom Corbett has his re-election work cut out for him because just three out of every 10 people surveyed said they had a favorable view of the incumbent, according to Robert Morris University Polling Institute.
The online survey was released...
| May 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- After endlessly trying to repeal and replace "Obamacare," the GOP has come up empty-handed. The health-care law appears to be gaining more public acceptance. So congressional Republicans are doing what they can to revive another old hobby...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The Broad Foundation's education initiatives began 15 years ago, but the organization is just now getting its first president, and his surname isn't Broad. Bruce Reed is tasked with minding the foundation's investments and its work on K-12 reform, which...