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John Kline

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  • President Obama pitches free community college plan at Tennessee school

    President Obama traveled to this Southern city Friday to sell his new proposal for making community college as widely available as high school, the culmination of a tour outside Washington to promote policy initiatives aimed at the middle class. In...
  • The lame-duck Congress plots to undermine retiree pensions

    Passing legislation on a tight deadline--especially a bogus deadline--is invariably a formula for serious mischief. That's what's happening with a proposal to deal with a supposed crisis in worker pensions by allowing trustees to slash the pensions of...
  • War vets vying in 8th District diverge on Islamic State tactics

    War vets vying in 8th District diverge on Islamic State tactics
    The two war veterans running in the 8th Congressional District take markedly different views on the prospect of using U.S. ground troops against Islamic State militants Political newcomer Larry Kaifesh, 47, of Carpentersville, said the U.S. must lead...
  • Republicans question labor board on McDonald's liability

    Two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday asked a U.S. labor agency for more information about a recent finding that fast-food chain McDonald's Corp could be held liable for the labor practices of franchisees, a view that has alarmed many businesses. The...
  • Lawmakers ask for Northwestern football union ruling to be overturned

    Lawmakers ask for Northwestern football union ruling to be overturned
    A group of six Republican lawmakers asked a federal labor board to reverse a preliminary ruling that expanded the definition of “employees” to include Northwestern University football players on scholarship, a decision that opened the door for...
  • National Retail Federation names Sen. Mark Warner a Legislator of the Year

    National Retail Federation names Sen. Mark Warner a Legislator of the Year
    The National Retail Federation named Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., as its Legislators of the Year. The awards presentation was made during the Retail Advocates Summit, according to a news release. “We thank Sen. Warner...
  • Obama proposes linking federal aid to the value colleges provide

    Obama proposes linking federal aid to the value colleges provide
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- President Obama began a two-day bus tour here by laying out new proposals to address what he called a “crisis” of college affordability, including a new rating system that would reward universities that provide better value...
  • States can apply for waivers to No Child Left Behind

    With a growing number of states rebelling against the No Child Left Behind law and stalled efforts in Congress to reform it, the Obama administration says it will grant waivers to liberate states from a law that it considers dysfunctional. Education...
  • Obama willing to waive education targets

    President Barack Obama is prepared to offer states that have embraced his administration's key education reform initiatives — including Maryland — a break from the most rigid requirements of the No Child Left Behind law, senior officials...
  • Valley makes the slow road back to normal

    Valley makes the slow road back to normal
    The Lehigh Valley's recovery from superstorm Sandy seemed to be proceeding slowly but surely on Wednesday, with streets coming to life and the area's electric utilities saying most power would be restored by the end of the weekend. But the return to...
  • Senate to examine child abuse laws in wake of Penn State scandal

     
    The Penn State child sex-abuse scandal has prompted calls for a Senate committee hearing on whether stronger laws are needed to protect children from child abuse and neglect....