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  • Deal with IRS official, and get it out of the way

    It is puzzling why the House of Representatives has not dealt with Lois Lerner, the former Internal Revenue Service official. If Congress accepts that Ms. Lerner's assertion of her Fifth Amendment privilege against testifying is valid, it still can force...
  • Paul Greenberg: Faceoff in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK -- Mark Pryor (Very D-Ark.) is this state's senior senator, and he should be thanked for making the choice in this fall's election for the U.S. Senate here in Arkansas more than crystal clear. Talk about the halogen spotlight of public...
  • Feds press GM for answers to ignition-switch recall

    Feds press GM for answers to ignition-switch recall
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday gave General Motors and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) until March 25 to provide information related to the automaker's recall of vehicles due to...
  • With Florida race looming, top Republican shares digital strategy

    With Florida race looming, top Republican shares digital strategy
    WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the Republican Party’s congressional campaign wing said Tuesday that a hotly contested special election in Florida is serving as a laboratory for testing messages and tactics for the 2014 midterm races. During a...
  • Just how do Americans see Cuba?

    The Washington-based think tank Atlantic Council released a poll last month that has been touted by many as marking an unprecedented shift in support for a change in U.S. policy toward Cuba. Media outlets, including the L.A. Times, jumped on the...
  • Was Polk the Putin of 1848?

     Was Polk the Putin of 1848?
    Long before President Barack Obama rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin for grabbing Crimea, supposedly to protect ethnic Russians, another Illinois politician similarly castigated a potentate for being trigger happy and sticky fingered. But with...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...
  • Chan Lowe: The signup deadline for Obamacare

    Chan Lowe: The signup deadline for Obamacare
    At last count, approximately 5 million people have signed up for the Affordable Healthcare Act. That’s a lot of fools, according to the Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, who have attempted approximately 50 times to repeal the program...
  • Parents take drastic measure to get care for son

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Within months of bringing him home, Sheila Trznadel knew that the boy she and her husband had adopted from Ukraine needed more help than her family could offer or afford. The 7 year old was violent and never showed remorse. He...
  • New White House plan on NSA cell phone data program shows change in Washington thinking

    WASHINGTON What a difference nine months has made. The same White House and members of Congress that defended the National Security Agency's secret bulk collection of telephone data last summer as critical to ferreting out terrorist attacks before they...
  • Expect a close ruling as Supreme Court weighs contraceptive coverage

    WASHINGTON Conservative Supreme Court justices on Tuesday foreshadowed how they might rule on whether certain for-profit corporations could claim religious exemptions from the health care law's contraceptive mandate. In the year's most closely watched...