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  • It's not the size of the government that's the problem

    It's not the size of the government that's the problem
    Some believe the central political issue of our era is the size of the government. They're wrong. The central issue is whom the government is for. Consider the new spending bill Congress and the president agreed to a few weeks ago. It's not especially...
  • Blame game in New York cop killings shows a demonization double standard

    Going by objective standards of reason and fairness, Al Sharpton is not to blame for the assassination of two New York City cops over the weekend. Nor are New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, President Obama or any of the...
  • Modi's party breaks new ground in two Indian states

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party made big electoral gains in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir and captured power in an eastern state on Tuesday, underscoring the Hindu nationalist's dominance of the political landscape. The Bharatiya...
  • U.S. Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

    A U.S. general will decide whether to pursue disciplinary action against Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl over his 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan, after the Army said on Monday it forwarded the findings of its investigation to him. General Mark...
  • Some 'downwinders' seeking recognition from US decades after atomic tests

    KINGMAN, Ariz. Danielle Stephens grew up on a cattle ranch here in the 1950s. She rode horses, spent her days in the sun and, like many people in the area, delighted in watching mushroom clouds spring up beyond the mountains. It was the middle of the...
  • Freshman lawmaker from Inland Empire gets crash course on Congress

    The newly elected member of Congress arrived in the nation's capital after a red-eye flight from LAX in a government-assigned cheap seat next to the bathroom. Sleep-deprived, Norma J. Torres busied herself during the taxi ride downtown by answering...
  • Top congressional Democrat asks Sony for hack details

    The top Democrat on the powerful U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has asked Sony Pictures Entertainment to hand over details of what he describes as the "devastating cyberattack" recently suffered by the Hollywood studio. In a...
  • The government problem

    Some believe the central political issue of our era is the size of the government. They're wrong. The central issue is whom the government is for. Consider the new spending bill Congress and the president agreed to a few weeks ago. It's not especially...
  • House probe faults IRS officials for targeting conservatives

    House Republican investigators fault top Internal Revenue Service officials for mistreating conservative organizations who sought tax-exempt status, but have found no connection to the White House, according to an interim report released on Tuesday....
  • U.S. Representative Grimm says he will not resign following guilty plea

    U.S. Representative Michael Grimm said he would not resign his seat in Congress despite his guilty plea on Tuesday to a federal tax charge in Brooklyn. "As long as I'm able to serve, I'm going to," Grimm told reporters following the court hearing,...
  • U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm won't resign after guilty plea to federal tax charge

    U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm won't resign after guilty plea to federal tax charge
    U.S. Representative Michael Grimm of New York pleaded guilty to a federal felony tax charge on Tuesday, seven weeks after coasting to reelection despite his indictment. Grimm, a Republican, pleaded guilty in Brooklyn federal court to aiding the...