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  • Lou Barletta deserves key role in immigration debate

    Lou Barletta deserves key role in immigration debate
    A tour of the No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum in Lansford brings forth the horror of the days before labor laws. A mule was literally worth more than a miner. When management tossed aside a dead or crippled miner, there stood an endless line of immigrants to...
  • Reactions to Alan Gross release and Cuban policy change came fast, furiously and along party lines

    Reactions to Alan Gross release and Cuban policy change came fast, furiously and along party lines
      A sampling of reactions to the release of Alan Gross and President Obama’s speech on normalizing relations with Cuba. As expected, the reactions split mostly along party lines: “Alan Gross should never have spent one day in prison and we...
  • Republican Boehner calls Obama's Cuba deal a 'mindless concession'

    U.S. House Speaker John Boehner sharply criticized President Barack Obama's policy change toward Cuba, calling it "another in a long line of mindless concessions" to a brutal dictatorship. "Relations with the Castro regime should not be revisited, let...
  • New federal budget bill lets political parties cash in

    WASHINGTON A provision in the $1.1 trillion omnibus budget bill that President Barack Obama is expected to sign into law this week will open up new sources of cash for the nation's two political parties. Eleven paragraphs added to the bill as a last-...
  • Mr. Waxman leaves Washington

    It was a Republican who once paid Democrat Henry Waxman the rough compliment of being "tougher than a boiled owl." Many of the big things Waxman helped to make into law in his four decades in Congress took bipartisan work, the kind that has all but...
  • Gruber comments confirm Obamacare fears

    Gruber comments confirm Obamacare fears
    I have been a frequent contributor to these pages for nearly four years since rampant waste in the stimulus was exposed. Things have gone downhill from there, and I have felt compelled to comment on the continual abuses of the Obama administration....
  • Obama: Spending bill vital to government workers, especially military

    President Obama said Monday that the new government spending bill is important to U.S. troops and others serving the country and that he plans to sign the measure. The $1.1-trillion proposal will keep the government running and even includes a hike in...
  • For better or worse, spending bill passes

    As British comedian John Oliver not long ago observed, Congress never loses its capacity to disappoint you. The omnibus 10-month $1.1 trillion spending plan approved by the U.S. Senate over the weekend following a close vote in the House last Thursday...
  • Obama rescues Boehner with spending bill

    How often will President Barack Obama come to the rescue of House Speaker John Boehner even when Republican leaders aren't willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party? These are among the questions...
  • Legislation creating savings accounts for disabled nears congressional vote

    Legislation creating savings accounts for disabled nears congressional vote
    WASHINGTON— In a politically divided Congress that has led to more finger-pointing than legislative action, a proposal pushed by Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey appears to be bridging that divide. The legislation to create tax-free savings accounts...
  • That ugly spending bill? That's what compromise looks like

    The trillion-dollar spending bill that the House of Representatives passed last week had something for everyone to hate. But it was still a step, however awkward, toward making the United States governable again. What was not to like? Plenty. Tea party...