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  • Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab

    Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel flew around the country more than 50 times during his first 2 1/2 years in office, mixing city business with politics and attending events that helped burnish his national profile. On at least nine of the trips, records show taxpayers...
  • Suspected white supremacist held in Kansas Jewish center shootings

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —┬áThree people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist. As the suspect was taken into...
  • Obama choice to lead HHS is eminently qualified

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Thursday, April 17: Sylvia Mathews Burwell is eminently qualified to take over for Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Service. So, naturally, Republicans...
  • Trade pact will take center stage during Obama's trip to Asia

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will travel next week to Asia with the centerpiece of his planned focus on the region still in limbo amid opposition from his own party and thorny tangles with powerhouse Japan over trade. The White House has been...
  • Author's visit, visa overstays, and job creators: Letters

    Author's visit appreciated On Thursday, I witnessed a remarkable example of community and school holding hands in my classroom: Published author Chris Tozier visited my classes at Umatilla High School to share with more than 60 students the problems,...
  • Obamacare enrollments hit 8 million

     Obamacare enrollments hit 8 million
    WASHINGTON — Driven by a last-minute flood of enrollments, particularly in California, sign-ups for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's online marketplaces hit 8 million, President Obama announced Thursday. The total exceeded the...
  • GOP Offers Alternative Budget That Rejects Rebates

    With less than three weeks remaining in the legislative session, Republicans offered an alternative budget Thursday that rejects Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $55 tax rebates and eliminates keno gambling. The Republican plan would save the state more than $120...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    State Sen. Pat Browne will be honored as Senator of the Year by The Arc of Pennsylvania. The organization honors legislators annually who have demonstrated leadership to address the needs of Pennsylvanians with intellectual and developmental...
  • Immigration judges order fewer deportations

    ATLANTA The number of deportations ordered by the nation's immigration courts has dropped by more than 40 percent since 2009, as the Obama administration has shifted the focus of its enforcement efforts, a new government report shows. The Justice...
  • Medicaid sides trade letters, hypocrisy barbs

    House Republicans held a press call this morning to decry the "just blinding" hypocrisy they've seen from Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. McAuliffe and Warner both complained last year of the tactics Republicans in the U.S. Congress used...
  • House Republican leaders holding up immigration reform: Obama

    House Republican leaders holding up immigration reform: Obama
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday called on the U.S. Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, which he said was being blocked by Republican leaders in the House of Representatives. Obama said at a White House news...