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  • Hospital chains can't move home-state Republicans on Obamacare

    Conventional wisdom says big corporations that employ lots of people in a state generally call the shots with local politicians, especially when those corporations are the source of major campaign contributions. But that's not the case in Tennessee. At...
  • US orders more troops to Iraq, but no overhaul of strategy

    President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of up to 450 more American troops to Iraq on Wednesday in an effort to reverse major battlefield losses to the Islamic State, an escalation but not a significant shift in the struggling U.S. strategy to defeat...
  • Privatized commissaries killed, couples housing cut survives

    The Senate voted Wednesday to kill a plan hatched by its armed services committee to privatize five large commissary stores to test the concept of commercial grocers running base stores to save defense dollars. But as the Senate version of the fiscal...
  • US Senator McCain slams European stance on Ukraine

    U.S. Sen. John McCain has said during a visit to Ukraine that it is shameful that Washington's European allies have not done more to assist Ukrainian forces in their quest to defeat Russian-backed separatists in the east. McCain was part of a...
  • South Carolina should retire the Confederate flag

    South Carolina should retire the Confederate flag
    When I went off to college in 1972, leaving Texas for New England, I took something to remind me of home: a large Confederate flag. With my roommates' indulgence, it hung on the wall of my freshman dorm suite the entire academic year. It seemed harmless...
  • Senate waste watchers soldier on

    WASHINGTON A dog-bite prevention website. Vermont puppet shows. Researching the bomb-sniffing capabilities of elephants. Those are just some government spending projects labeled "wasteful" in this Congress by a crop of lawmakers who continue to take on...
  • Lessons from Iraq should help U.S. avoid the torture trap

    Lessons from Iraq should help U.S. avoid the torture trap
    The U.S. Senate will soon consider an amendment by Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., that would prevent torture from being used during interrogation by any U.S. personnel. This amendment to the National Defense Authorization...
  • The Iowa Straw Poll is irrelevant. Is Iowa?

    The Iowa Straw Poll is irrelevant. Is Iowa?
    In 1987, when Vice President George Bush ran for president, he suffered a major embarrassment early: He lost the Ames Straw Poll to televangelist Pat Robertson. He later lost the Iowa Republican caucuses to Kansas Sen. Bob Dole. In the end, he had to...
  • Analysis: Jeb Bush's path more like dad than brother

    MANCHESTER, N.H. Jeb Bush's biggest challenge may be setting himself apart from his brother. Yet Bush has managed to do that in one way he didn't want: the path to the Republican presidential nomination. Unlike his brother's aggressive launch for the...
  • The Latest: Trump steps closer to announcement of 2016 plans

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush entered the 2016 presidential campaign on Monday with a rally and speech at Miami Dade College, joining 10 other Republicans already in the race for the party's nomination. Here's the latest on what's happening in the GOP...
  • Fiorina's campaign-trail attacks leave out her own ties to Clinton

    Fiorina's campaign-trail attacks leave out her own ties to Clinton
    In a crowd of Republican presidential contenders hammering away at Hillary Rodham Clinton, no one has been more relentless than Carly Fiorina. In speeches and media interviews, some of them while shadowing Clinton on the campaign trail, the former...