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  • Day One of Obama 2.0: the William Daley era

     
    More evidence Democrat Obama is siddling toward the middle-of-the-road for 2012....
  • Presidential sweepstakes, 20 years ago

     
    Yes, the Republican presidential field looks to be in disarray these days as a raft of seemingly unlikely contenders jostle for the opportunity to take on a Democratic incumbent who's looking difficult to beat, but set the wayback machine for......
  • Iowa Democrat Tom Harkin has a nifty idea to create jobs: Another stimulus spending plan with new taxes

     
    Tom Harkin's thinking: If one massive federal stimulus spending plan didn't work, maybe another will....
  • Tom Harkin: Investigate S.C. Gov. Haley about healthcare panel

     
    Harkin blasts Haley: Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) is asking for a federal investigation of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, a Republican, over allegations that she wasted federal dollars by convening a healthcare reform study panel while dictating a...
  • Nostalgic look at 1992 to cheer Republicans

     
    Updated and expanded In March 1992, George H.W. Bush was leading Clinton in head to head polls as Obama now leads Romney. The problem with finding too much hope in such a number is that GHWB's overall approval number was......
  • Report: U.S. Senate committee releases report critical of for-profit colleges

     
    A U.S. Senate committee released an investigative report this weekend that's highly critical of for-profit colleges — citing  a 64 percent dropout rate for associate degree programs and pointing out that more money goes into marketing than...
  • The unfairness of a Fairness Doctrine

    That the Democrats are keen to crack down on conservative talk radio -- crack down on free speech they don't like, that is -- is now impossible to deny. Two approaches are being contemplated. The one getting the most attention involves creating a new...
  • Food safety law won't mend regulatory divide

    Food safety law won't mend regulatory divide
    As lawmakers prepare for hearings into the largest egg recall in U.S. history, food safety advocates say the congressional probe could give momentum to a long-delayed measure that would enhance the power of the Food and Drug Administration. If passed,...
  • On for-profit colleges; people on welfare and where they spend their money; and Jonah Goldberg's views on the GOP and upcoming elections

    For, and against, for-profit colleges Re "The for-profit college bubble," Opinion, July 13 So-called for-profit colleges should not be allowed to play their shell game with taxpayer money. As things stand, such institutions are just one more mechanism...
  • Maybe God hates farm bill, too

     
    by Frank James Maybe God hates the farm bill, too. Many critics have complained about the $300 billion, give or take a few billion, farm bill being an unwarranted giveaway to wealthy farmers at a time when farm incomes are......
  • Healthcare vote: 'What elections are for'

     
    Posted at 7 am EST, updated at 5:30 pm President Barack Obama closed a bipartisan summit on healthcare today the way he opened it, with a speech about how much the Democrats and Republicans actually agree upon -- or should......