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  • When the right to sue goes away

    When the right to sue goes away
    Federal regulators are taking a closer look at those restrictive contract provisions that force consumers to arbitrate disputes — barring them from suing a company individually or joining a class-action lawsuit. And it doesn't look as if officials...
  • A keep-the-bums-in mood may prevail in midterm election

    A keep-the-bums-in mood may prevail in midterm election
    After a highly contentious, hugely unproductive session, members of the most unpopular Congress in history will face voters this year and, very likely, win reelection in overwhelming numbers. It is a paradox of these discontented times. Participants...
  • Stop Kicking Canada Around On Keystone Pipeline

    Fixated as we Americans are on Canada's three most attention-getting exports — polar vortexes, Alberta clippers and the antics of Toronto's addled mayor — we've somewhat overlooked a major feature of Canada's current relations with the...
  • NLRB experiencing an influx of nonunion charges

    NLRB experiencing an influx of nonunion charges
    Labor groups and worker centers increasingly are filing charges with the National Labor Relations Board on behalf of people who aren't union members. "It seems clear to me that a whole new movement is taking place," said Peter Ohr, regional director...
  • Jewelry maker must retool after bout with cancer

    Jewelry maker must retool after bout with cancer
    First, the cancer threatened Susan Braig's life, then it wrecked her finances. Now healthy at 64, Braig is worried about her future. Her primary income is the roughly $2,300 a month she gets from Social Security. Then there's her home-based business,...
  • Establishment Republican beats tea party foe in Alabama primary

    Establishment Republican beats tea party foe in Alabama primary
    WASHINGTON - The primary runoff for a congressional seat in Alabama, seen as a bellwether in the Republican Party's civil war, closed Tuesday with establishment-backed Bradley Byrne overtaking conservative upstart Dean Young, officials said. Byrne, a...
  • Obama appoints new energy and climate change advisor

    Obama appoints new energy and climate change advisor
    WASHINGTON — Dan Utech, a long-time Washington insider, has been named as President Obama’s new advisor on energy and climate change, a White House official said. Utech came to the Obama administration in 2010 and currently serves as the...
  • Put veterans to work

     Put veterans to work
    The country's newest generation of veterans — the 2 million Americans who served honorably in Iraq and Afghanistan — is eager for meaningful civilian work. But misconceptions about veterans often prevent them from getting a fair shake to put...
  • David Dreier's bipartisanship message to the GOP

    David Dreier's bipartisanship message to the GOP
    If you hadn't read anything about David Dreier since he retired from Congress last January -- well, that was then, this is now. Out of office, the 16-term Republican congressman whose San Gabriel Valley district got redrawn out from under him (he says...
  • Head of banking group pushes Republicans to back immigration reform

    Head of banking group pushes Republicans to back immigration reform
    WASHINGTON -- The head of the American Bankers Assn., who is a former GOP governor, made a strong pitch Monday to his fellow Republicans to supportĀ  the bipartisan Senate immigration reform legislation by invoking party hero Ronald Reagan. Frank...
  • Frank Keating of banking group urges GOP to support immigration bill

    Frank Keating of banking group urges GOP to support immigration bill
    WASHINGTON — The banking industry's top lobbyist urged GOP lawmakers to support the bipartisan Senate immigration reform legislation as essential for business and the "most Republican of causes." Frank Keating, a Republican and former Oklahoma...