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  • Navy official: Refueling of carrier Washington proceeding

    Navy official: Refueling of carrier Washington proceeding
    The Navy is in the process of restoring funds to refuel and overhaul the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a critical job for Newport News Shipbuilding, a source confirmed Tuesday. The funds could be awarded to the shipyard within weeks, said a...
  • Time to impeach Obama?

    WASHINGTON For many on the far political right, it's high time to charge President Barack Obama with high crimes and misdemeanors. The "I-word" impeachment is creeping back into the political lexicon nearly 16 years after the House of Representatives...
  • Martin Schram: Advice for the new VA secretary

    MEMO TO: Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Robert A. McDonald RE: The VA's crisis is even worse than you think! Your good news is that the White House, Congress and Department of Veterans Affairs are no longer in denial about the reality that...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Obama can't act alone on immigration reform

    Despite his attempts to put all the blame on the stalled comprehensive immigration reform legislation on Republicans in Congress, President Obama is not feeling comfortable on the issue himself. There is no doubt Republicans in the House of...
  • Obama says replenishing Highway Trust Fund would be patriotic

    In his latest attempt to get Congress to spend money to upgrade America's roads and bridges, President Obama debuted a new sales pitch Tuesday: patriotism. Standing beside the Francis Scott Key Bridge on a sweltering afternoon, Obama paid homage to...
  • Cheered by Bill Clinton, Florida Democrats see victory ahead

    Cheered by Bill Clinton, Florida Democrats see victory ahead
    – Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency — and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond. To make that a reality, he helped the state's...
  • Our arrogant president

    President Obama appears to have forgotten -- or ignored -- why we have elections. One reason is to stop, or slow down, an agenda the public doesn't like. When polls began reflecting buyer's remorse about Mr. Obama in 2010, voters elected a Republican...
  • Next installment in GOP-tea party reality show is in Kansas

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. No place offers a perfect harbor for tea party politics. Outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's Virginia congressional district hatched a minor revolution to bump the conservative congressman for someone more adamantly...
  • With highway fund running dry, DOT and Congress look for revenue

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it would start limiting payments to states for road and transit projects next month in an attempt to conserve the federal Highway Trust Fund's rapidly diminishing cash balance. Usually,...
  • Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as veterans secretary

    Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as veterans secretary
    President Barack Obama has chosen former Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Bob McDonald, an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs, a senior Obama administration official said on Sunday. Obama's announcement of...
  • George A. Nation III: Forgotten Founding Father a true champion of democracy

    As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, it is a good time to remember our Founding Fathers. One man in particular, James Wilson of Pennsylvania, is in need of and deserves special mention. We all know the names Washington, Jefferson and Madison...