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  • Obama can use executive order to his advantage

    With House Speaker Boehner and some members of the House of Representatives planning to sue President Obama because he didn't enforce the employer mandate in Obamacare, I think President Obama should turn the tables on them as he has in the past. Since...
  • Good to see GOP rally behind Obamacare [Letter]

    Good to see GOP rally behind Obamacare [Letter]
    Certainly no one can doubt the sincerity of the Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives as they toil away in their never-ending mission to improve the lives of the average citizen. In the face of repeated failure that would discourage a...
  • Is Obama in danger of impeachment?

    Is Obama in danger of impeachment?
    Some 40 years after President Richard Nixon resigned to avoid his likely impeachment by the House of Representatives, Washington is again talking impeachment. Members of Congress are denouncing President Barack Obama's contempt for constitutional law,...
  • U.S. to close three interim shelters housing migrant children: reports

    U.S. to close three interim shelters housing migrant children: reports
    Three interim shelters that have housed thousands of children who have come unaccompanied to the United States from Central America will close within weeks, leading U.S. newspapers reported  Monday. More than 7,700 children have been sheltered in...
  • Native-American vote could prove important in hotly contested South Dakota races

    Over the years I have encouraged Native American tribal governments to move their elections to coincide with the national elections in November. I believed this to be very important for two reasons: First of all, the Native-American vote has been...
  • Transparent Airfares Act needs more transparency

    Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014. Great news, right? Who doesn't want more clarity when it comes to ticket prices and fees? Well, fasten your seat belt and put your tray table in the upright position....
  • Alcee L. Hastings: Reflecting on Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Half a century ago, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 brought an end to the era of Jim Crow by prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. One year later, the landmark legislation was strengthened and expanded...
  • Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation

     Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation
    Palmer McGee was a soft spoken, white-shoe lawyer with an innate sense of fairness and compassion. He embodied paradox: a West Point graduate who actively opposed the war in Vietnam; a Republican who ran for the U.S. Senate on a peace ticket. He...
  • Aug. 3 Letters: Rep. Scot Rigell, Israel support

    Time management Rep.Scott Rigell — my congressman— found the time, on July 29, to vote to sue the president for signing an executive order that was within the legal rights of his office. Rep.Rigell is getting paid to represent the citizens of...
  • Israel looks for missing soldier; Hamas says he may have been killed

    Israel looks for missing soldier; Hamas says he may have been killed
    The armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas said on Saturday it had no clear indication on the whereabouts of an Israeli soldier that Israel has accused it of abducting in the Gaza Strip, adding he may have been killed during an ambush....
  • Dodd Recalls First Obamacare Vote 5 Years Ago

    Republicans and talk radio hosts have been blasting the Obamacare healthcare law relentlessly for five full years, but former U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd sees it differently. On the recent fifth anniversary of the first committee vote in favor of the...