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  • Auto industry and motorists prime victims of government's over-regulation

    Over-regulation is slowing growth, stifling innovation and costing jobs across the economy. The auto industry is the prime example. Auto workers and investors are obviously harmed by heavy-handed government regulation, but the biggest losers are drivers....
  • Some Pa. lawmakers squirm over Pope's comments on climate change

    Some Pa. lawmakers squirm over Pope's comments on climate change
    Pennsylvania Congressman Lou Barletta is so eager to welcome Pope Francis this fall he introduced a resolution authorizing the Capitol grounds to be used for the event. The Hazleton Catholic has praised the pope, saying Congress "should take a page from...
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 12 Weaker tenure at the University of Wisconsin weakens academic freedom Fear not, intrepid professor: Tenure isn't dead in Wisconsin. Those changes to shared governance? Minor stuff. And that new policy written into...
  • War lessons from a replica French frigate

    War lessons from a replica French frigate
    This week, the replica of the Hermione, the French tall ship which brought the Marquis de Lafeyette and French soldiers in 1780 to help Americans defeat the British at Yorktown, is visiting Baltimore. It's also the week that Congress is debating whether...
  • Bill would recognize 9-mile offshore limit for 3 Gulf states

    Since July 2013, Mississippi has claimed its state waters extend nine miles south into the Gulf of Mexico, but the federal government refuses to recognize the declaration. Mississippi's senior U.S. senator is trying to change the government's mind. The...
  • House revives Obama's trade agenda, struggle moves to Senate

     House revives Obama's trade agenda, struggle moves to Senate
    The House dramatically rescued President Barack Obama's trade agenda from near oblivion Thursday, and supporters urged the Senate to finish the job and give him a signature achievement in his final years in office. The turnabout gave a much-needed...
  • Analysis: Obama Asia policy faces toughest test on trade

    Critics have long predicted that President Barack Obama's policy to shift America's focus toward Asia is doomed. The legislative battle over his trade agenda could prove the acid test. Legislation to smooth the way for a free-trade pact with 11 other...
  • THE LATEST: Obama welcomes pope's call for climate action

    9:45 p.m. (1945 GMT, 3:45 p.m. EDT) President Barack Obama says he hopes world leaders will consider Pope Francis' plea for bold action to curb climate change, ahead of the United Nations climate talks in December in Paris. In the teaching document, the...
  • Either way, no more NSA collection of U.S. phone records

    Either way, no more NSA collection of U.S. phone records
    However Congress resolves its impasse over government surveillance, this much is clear: The National Security Agency will ultimately be out of the business of collecting and storing Americans' calling records. Aiming for passage Tuesday afternoon, the...
  • Qatar extends travel ban on Taliban Five

    Qatar extends travel ban on Taliban Five
    Qatar has agreed to temporarily extend travel bans on five senior Taliban leaders released last year from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a senior U.S. official said on Sunday. The official said the ban would...
  • Replenish fund for airport improvements: Editorial

    Replenish fund for airport improvements: Editorial
    As the U.S. Travel Association's signature annual meeting, IPW, took off Saturday at the Orange County Convention Center, prospects for the industry in America looked sunnier than ever. Totals trips, travel spending and international visits to the...