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  • Do workplace wellness programs work?

    Would you be willing to share with your employer how much you eat, drink, smoke or exercise? And would you be willing to make lifestyle changes in return for a break on the cost of your health insurance? The University of Minnesota offered such...
  • The uncompromiser in chief

    If you wanted to hear words of sweet conciliation, the White House was the wrong place to go this week. "We're not going to pay a ransom for America paying its bills," President Obama said Tuesday, sticking to his demand that Congress pass a spending...
  • Supreme Court agrees to hear greenhouse gas case

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a utility industry challenge to the Obama administration’s environmental regulations that would limit greenhouse gases coming from power plants and factories. The justices agreed to rule on...
  • 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...
  • Supreme Court to hear challenge to EPA powers on greenhouse gases

    Supreme Court to hear challenge to EPA powers on greenhouse gases
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a utility industry challenge to the Obama administration's ability to impose environmental regulations to limit greenhouse gases from stationary sources such as power plants, factories and...
  • Off-year elections could shape GOP's 2014 strategy

    Off-year elections could shape GOP's 2014 strategy
    A set of off-year elections Tuesday in three states could offer the first clues of a way forward for Republicans still staggering from consecutive presidential defeats and divided by a growing rift between the establishment and tea party wings of the GOP....
  • 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...
  • Requiem for the tea party

    Coast to coast, the dust has settled from last Tuesday's elections, and one thing is clear. Democrats won some, Republicans won some. There were winners and losers on both sides. But, overall, the big loser -- was the Tea Party. That's nowhere more...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California House member pushes for immigration reform this year

    WASHINGTON -- A key California Republican is pushing back against House GOP leaders who say there is not enough time before Congress adjourns this year to consider immigration reform. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will make his case to House...