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  • 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 lift...
  • Republican lawmakers shrug off Pope Francis' climate message

    Pope Francis' call for dramatic action on climate change drew a round of shrugs from congressional Republicans on Thursday, while many of the party's presidential candidates ignored it entirely. "I don't want to be disrespectful, but I don't consider him...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP Sen. Graham offers abortion bill

    A Republican senator seeking his party's 2016 presidential nomination introduced a bill Thursday banning most late-term abortions and is predicting the Senate will vote on the highly polarizing issue this year. That's a vote that could put some GOP...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

    Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue health care subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed Wednesday in the House and Senate. In addition, the GOP proposals would dissolve...
  • Obama, leading Republicans mounting rescue effort on trade

    President Barack Obama and top Republicans in Congress joined forces Wednesday on a quick, bipartisan rescue attempt for the administration's trade agenda, left for dead in the House last week in a revolt carried out by Democrats and backed by organized...