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  • Margaret Carlson: Hey, Democrats, have you forgotten Joe Biden?

    Margaret Carlson: Hey, Democrats, have you forgotten Joe Biden?
    At Beau Biden's funeral on Saturday, President Barack Obama said his own family had become part of the Biden clan, playing by "Biden rules." "We're always here for you," Obama said looking at Vice President Joe Biden and his family, giving them his...
  • Scary breakdowns in US security

    Scary breakdowns in US security
    What a scary few weeks this has been. The flap over the NSA surveillance bill has been the big thing. But some of the lower-profile lapses might actually turn out to be scarier. The National Security Agency has the big job of keeping Americans safe from...
  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Akron Beacon Journal, June 7 Whatever it takes. That, in essence, was the approach advocated by George W. Bush in response to the devastating terrorist attacks on...
  • Did You Know?

    Did You Know?
    The Fourth of July has been a federal holiday since 1941. Though that may seem like a long time for the country to wait to celebrate the independence it declared in 1776, the tradition of the Fourth of July, often referred to as Independence Day, dates...
  • Finally, a carbon tax proposal Congress should get behind

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: The challenge to prevent climate change is daunting for its scale. How can society change human behavior widely enough to stop the accumulation of atmosphere-warming gases without...
  • Overtime work deserves overtime pay

    You put in overtime hours but don't get overtime pay. Sound familiar? For millions of Americans, unpaid overtime is a big problem. But it wasn't always like this and it doesn't have to be this way. Here's the story: In 1938, Congress passed the Fair...
  • Albert Hunt: Gephardt knows how brutal a presidential race is

    Running for president is hard. Former Rep. Richard Gephardt of Missouri was twice a serious candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and 2004. In 1988 he won the Iowa caucuses and finished second in the New Hampshire primary. But his...
  • Private prisons profit from immigrant quotas, critics charge

    Every day, federal officials are obligated to pay to hold 500 immigrants behind bars at the Broward Transitional Center in Pompano Beach to meet a contract with the for-profit prison, according to a report released on Thursday by independent watchdog...
  • Outside groups wage ad war for votes on Export-Import Bank

    WASHINGTON Rep. Chris Stewart represents Utah's solidly red 2nd District. And he sounds like it. "Oh yeah, duh," he told CQ Roll Call when asked whether he thought the free market could do a better job than the government promoting U.S. exports overseas....
  • Healthcare chaos looms if Supreme Court rules against Obamacare subsidies

    Healthcare chaos looms if Supreme Court rules against Obamacare subsidies
    By the end of this month, the Supreme Court is expected to decide whether to throw out a crucial piece of the 2010 healthcare law: the insurance subsidies for lower-income Americans in the 34 states that have insurance-buying marketplaces operated by...
  • Net neutrality rules go into effect, for now

    Net neutrality rules go into effect, for now
    A federal appeals court made an instructive point about net neutrality Thursday by doing nothing. Well, OK, that's not entirely accurate. The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued anĀ order denying the telephone and cable...