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  • Md. lawmakers offer support for Colvin's confirmation

    Md. lawmakers offer support for Colvin's confirmation
    Maryland Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin led a symbolic and unsuccessful effort Tuesday to force a vote on President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration, arguing that the agency needs a permanent leader in place...
  • As Jeb Bush signals bid, he faces skepticism from conservatives

    As Jeb Bush signals bid, he faces skepticism from conservatives
    Now that Jeb Bush has sent his clearest signal yet that he may seek to expand his family's legacy in the White House, the former Florida governor must convince national Republicans that he is conservative enough to be their presidential nominee. Bush,...
  • Jeb Bush a 'moderate'? Don't be silly

    Jeb Bush  a 'moderate'?  Don't be silly
    Jeb Bush really wants to be president. The pundits, however, fear he's not conservative enough — that he's too moderate. That fear is about as legitimate as me fearing my abs are too ripped. Jeb Bush is a union-busting, school-voucher-promoting,...
  • Congress quietly ends federal government's ban on medical marijuana

    Congress quietly ends federal government's ban on medical marijuana
    Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government's prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy. The bill's passage over the weekend marks the first...
  • Wealthy get help; we get shafted

    Wealthy get help; we get shafted
    America's wealthiest people and their friends on Wall Street just got an early Christmas gift courtesy of the Republican-led Congress. In order to keep our government open and running into 2015, the Republicans in Congress slipped in a few last-minute...
  • Senate approves new surgeon general

    Senate approves new surgeon general
    The U.S. Senate confirmed the long-delayed nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for surgeon general on Monday, as Democrats pushed to approve some of President Barack Obama's stalled choices for government posts before Republicans take power in Congress next...
  • Gov. Mike Pence: National government is not the nation

    INDIANAPOLIS -- If success at the state level were enough to recommend someone for president of the United States, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana would be among the frontrunners for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. According to the governor's office,...
  • Obama rescues Boehner with spending bill

    How often will President Barack Obama come to the rescue of House Speaker John Boehner even when Republican leaders aren't willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party? These are among the questions...
  • Contrasting views on direction of Broward Republican Party

    Contrasting views on direction of Broward Republican Party
    Broward Republicans have a new party leader. Read about Christine Butler and her election here. Below are contrasting views. First, a column written by Danita Kilcullen, co-founder of Tea Party Fort Lauderdale. Second, an email from Alvin Entin, a...
  • For better or worse, spending bill passes

    As British comedian John Oliver not long ago observed, Congress never loses its capacity to disappoint you. The omnibus 10-month $1.1 trillion spending plan approved by the U.S. Senate over the weekend following a close vote in the House last Thursday...
  • Is Obamacare running smoother this year?

    Is Obamacare running smoother this year?
          Conservatives and Obama haters are really going to be upset with this. Sorry, folks, but Obamacare is running smoothly this year. With a  deadline of midnight tonight if people want to get enrolled or re-enrolled, things are simply running...