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  • Losing faith in Obama

    Losing faith in Obama
    When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
  • Voters favor compromise, but in what direction?

    According to Wall Street Journal columnist Gerald Seib, a new Journal/NBC News poll found that half of the voters surveyed preferred a candidate who would compromise in order to reach consensus on a bill, compared to 42% that favored a candidate who...
  • AbbVie CEO Gonzalez loses Shire, but wins praise for gutsy move

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This story has been refiled from the Oct. 20 story to fix a typo in the headline) AbbVie Chief Executive Officer Richard Gonzalez for three months led the charge to buy Dublin drugmaker Shire for $55 billion, only to walk away...
  • Ex-Im Bank helps Florida businesses grow globally

    Ex-Im Bank helps Florida businesses grow globally
    Florida's largest port is on track to hit record exports this year. More than $257 million in goods passed through Port Manatee during the first quarter of 2014. That's a 17 percent jump from the same period last year. Manatee is not an isolated case....
  • City's ready for swashbuckling return of Pirate Fest

    City's ready for swashbuckling return of Pirate Fest
    For its third annual Haunted Pirate Fest, downtown Boynton Beach will transform into a live pirate village complete with pirates, mermaids, music by U2 by UV, School of Rock, Sweet Justice and family friendly entertainment. On Saturday and Sunday, the...
  • Sudan's Bashir chosen by ruling party as candidate for 2015 elections

    KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's ruling party chose President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Tuesday as its candidate for next year's presidential vote, making it almost certain that he will not step aside but extend his rule after 25 years in power. The 70-year-...
  • Hastert recalls Sept. 11 evacuation of the Capitol

    The smoke he saw drifting across the National Mall on Sept. 11, 2001, while sitting behind his desk at the Capitol left a lasting impression onformer Speaker J. Dennis Hastert. "I couldn't look at that window the next five years without thinking about...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Casey talks FIFA scandal with soccer fans Sen. Bob Casey's concerns over the FIFA scandal earned him a rather unusual media appearance for a member of Congress: an interview on a soccer-centric podcast. The Democratic senior senator from...
  • Mikulski to hold hearing on Ebola funding

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said Monday the panel will hold a hearing on fighting the spread of Ebola — the latest indication Congress is preparing to consider additional funding to deal with...
  • Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly

    Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly
    Science is knowledge based on facts derived from observation and experimentation. At least that's what the so-called "scientists" and "dictionaries" and "people throughout history" want you to believe. I, however, have it on good authority from...
  • Obama to seek more funds to fight Ebola: Bloomberg

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for additional funding to fight the Ebola virus, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing White House and congressional officials. Obama could make the request as early as next...