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  • Consumer groups continue fight over airfare advertising

    Consumer groups continue fight over airfare advertising
    Consumer groups continued marshaling forces on Tuesday, a day after the House passed a bill that would allow airlines to advertise fares without all the taxes and fees included, amounting to bait-and-switch pricing, they claim. However, the airline...
  • Appeals court rejects constitutional challenge to Obamacare

    A federal appeals court has rejected a conservative challenge to President Obama's healthcare law, ruling that the legislation did not violate the U.S. Constitution's "origination clause." Opponents of the health law have brought a series of...
  • U.S. House Speaker Boehner dismisses talk of impeaching Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceedings against President Barack Obama, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner declared on Tuesday, putting the blame on Democrats for stirring up pre-midterm election...
  • Iran Sanctions Act Passed

    The following is an email I recently received from Tara Laxer, United Against Nuclear Iran director. This should be of great interest to all who wish for peace in the Middle East. “Today, Florida’s House of Representatives unanimously passed...
  • Trying to talk with IRS can be taxing

    No one expects the federal government to be a model of efficiency. But with a projected deficit of nearly $600 billion this year, you'd think officials would do everything possible to help people pay their taxes. Kathleen Klein thought so. All the...
  • Challenger pushes liberal causes in Democratic primary

    Michael Etienne is trying to make some points by challenging U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson in the Democratic primary in District 24, which straddles Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But he doesn't expect to win. The Democrat-dominated district —...
  • U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says

    U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the press anonymously, two rights groups said on Monday. Large-scale surveillance, on top of the Obama administration's crackdown on...
  • Obama rails against corporate maneuver to evade U.S. taxes

    Obama rails against corporate maneuver to evade U.S. taxes
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday hammered U.S. companies that avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as "inversions" and called on Congress to pass a bill to curb the practice. During...
  • Obama meets with Central American leaders on border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama pushed the leaders of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador on Friday to find ways to keep their country's children from fleeing here illegally and creating a crisis on the southern border. Obama invited the presidents...
  • U.S. House Republicans preparing bill to keep government running

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress, mindful of voter anger over past budget showdowns, are preparing legislation to keep the government open beyond Sept. 30 when existing funding expires. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner...
  • Special counsel says White House political office acted within law

    Special counsel says White House political office acted within law
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House's political office did not engage in illegal partisan activity, a federal oversight agency said following a congressional hearing to probe whether taxpayer money has been used by the Obama administration for...