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  • Senate's GOP White House hopefuls take their budget stands

    WASHINGTON Four potential White House hopefuls were forced to take stands on an array of hot-button issues late Thursday and into Friday as the battle for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination played itself out on the Senate floor.
  • Report: Glitch cuts off food stamp benefits for some

    Efforts to modernize the state's food stamp program and weed out fraud have left thousands of eligible residents without benefits, according to advocates for the poor. The problems were created by a new data-mining program that matches food stamp records...

    GOP still unable to govern

    Now that the Grand Old Party has control of the Senate and House, I really thought it would prove to voters that it was capable of governing. Here was a long-sought chance to present a legitimate alternative to the Affordable Health Care Act, one that...

    Senate pushes conservative budget toward approval

    Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward post-midnight Senate approval early Friday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto struggle with President Barack Obama over their plans to end deficits, cut trillions in spending and...

    Program brings free breakfasts, lunches to schoolchildren

    Hammond and Gary public schools are two of the few school districts in the region to participate in the Community Eligibility Program, which allows a district to feed school children breakfast and lunch for free. The Community Eligibility Program, called...