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  • Speaker John Boehner says immigration reform would help economy

    House Speaker John A. Boehner dipped back into the immigration debate Thursday, saying that an overhaul -- which his Republican majority has refused to vote on -- would boost the economy. Although Boehner noticeably left immigration out of his "five...
  • Ukraine's fight with Russia is 'America's war, too,' Poroshenko says

    Ukraine's fight with Russia is 'America's war, too,' Poroshenko says
    Ukraine’s new president thanked the United States for showing solidarity with the people of Ukraine, but warned that greater tests lie ahead, telling Congress that his nation’s fight against Russian aggression “is America’s war,...
  • Mailbag: Make no mistake, I am running as an independent

    Recently yard signs have appeared throughout the city pairing my name with the name of another candidate. These signs make it seem as though we are running as a team. They are inaccurate and misleading. Placement of these signs was neither authorized nor...
  • Ukraine president secures U.S. military aid but not weapons

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko secured $53 million in assistance from the United States on Thursday but President Barack Obama for now turned down his appeals for weapons to fight Russian-backed separatists. Images of...
  • We asked you: Do you support President Obama's strategy to defeat ISIS?

    <b>We asked you:</b> Do you support President Obama's strategy to defeat ISIS?
    Editor's note: Because of a production problem, the poll results are not available. Less talk, more action It's hard to tell if the strategy will work. You can only bomb so much from the sky when we know terrorists just use innocents as human...
  • Democrat drops his endorsement of GOP's Knight in congressional race

    Adding to events that have buffeted state Sen. Stephen Knight's campaign for Congress in recent days, the former rival Democrat who had endorsed him pulled his support on Thursday. Lee Rogers finished third in the June primary behind former state...
  • Appeals court to reconsider Bonds conviction

    Former San Francisco Giant and home-run king Barry Bonds likely has two hopes for establishing his legacy removing the taint of a felony conviction and gaining entry into baseball's Hall of Fame. As one of the superstars most tarred by his sport's...
  • Bolden Nomination to U.S. Court Advances Despite GOP Opposition

    Washington – Saying he is an "activist" who would not interpret the law without bias, a key Republican lawmaker led GOP opposition Thursday to the nomination of New Haven Corporation Counsel Victor Allen Bolden as a U.S. District court judge for...
  • Horizon Pharma defies lawmakers, moves to Ireland

    Horizon Pharma defies lawmakers, moves to Ireland
    Despite growing criticism from lawmakers in Washington, a Deerfield drugmaker on Friday officially planted its corporate flag in Ireland, a move designed in part to lower its tax bill. Horizon Pharma completed its $587 million acquisition of the Irish...
  • Extend Children's Health Insurance Program

    Given the political logjam in our nation's capital, it is a pleasure to see Congress introduce legislation on an important issue: the extension of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). It is even better to note the leadership role of...
  • Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

    Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film
    Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered...