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  • In Hershey, congressional Republicans back away from federal gas tax hike

    In Hershey, congressional Republicans back away from federal gas tax hike
    HERSHEY¬†— With a long-term funding fix for the federal highway system looming large on their to-do list, congressional Republicans gathered Thursday in a state where GOP legislators recently hiked taxes on gasoline — and still have benefited...
  • Republican who ran hog castration ad to rebut Obama's State of the Union speech

    WASHINGTON Freshman Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, who bragged on the campaign trail that she would use her experience castrating hogs to make Washington "squeal," will deliver the Republican State of the Union response speech, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
  • Mitt Romney could win this time

    Mitt Romney could win this time
    In the documentary "Mitt," which follows the titular Mitt Romney and his family through two presidential campaigns, the former Massachusetts governor gripes that nominees who lose "become a loser for life." "Mike Dukakis, you know, he can't get a job...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker pushes government efficiency in State of State speech

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker pushes government efficiency in State of State speech
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is eyeing a presidential run, said in his State of the State speech Tuesday that his home state can be a leader in making government more efficient and better-working, while giving few details about plans for solving a...
  • Newhouse goes to work as Washington state's newest congressman

    WASHINGTON Joining 57 other freshmen in the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Rep. Dan Newhouse took the oath of office on Tuesday, becoming Washington state's newest congressman and already showing signs of mastering the lingo of his new...
  • The invisible 2016 primary...revealed

    This early stretch of presidential campaigns used to be known as the invisible primary. The action — would-be candidates drawing up strategies, courting donors and recruiting aides — occurred beyond the sight of ordinary voters. Only it's not...
  • Republican action on climate could protect coastlines and the economy

    Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently stated that he "couldn't be angrier" about EPA regulations designed to limit emissions from coal-fired power plants. So why not enact a better policy? When the Republican Party takes control...
  • First House bill would let companies avoid health coverage for workers by hiring veterans

    On the new Congress' first day, the House unanimously approved Republican legislation Tuesday making it easier for smaller companies to avoid providing health care coverage to their workers by hiring veterans. The measure was approved 412-0 and is the...
  • 'Dynamic' scorekeeping may help House Republicans pass tax reform

    Republicans controlling the House have changed the rules on budget scorekeeping and Democrats are unhappy with the new math. At issue is so-called dynamic scoring, which factors in the economic effects of legislation when estimating its effect on the...
  • Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results

    Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results
    The column related to these survey results is posted here. Will one of Chicago's mayoral candidates win more than 50 percent of the vote in February's election and avoid a run-off? Yes 69% No 31% Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel win reelection? Yes...
  • Amazing fact: Obamacare 'beyond repair,' yet brings insurance to millions

    When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, you have two choices about what to believe. You can go with objective statistics from Gallup, a respected survey organization, which indicate that the law has increased the number of Americans with health...