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  • Bond Commission Approves Nearly $267 Million in Borrowing for Capital Projects

    Bond Commission Approves Nearly $267 Million in Borrowing for Capital Projects
    The State Bonding Commission on Wednesday swiftly and unanimously approved borrowing nearly $267 million to fund dozens of new capital projects. There was no dissent over the merits of the proposals, which include repurposing a building for a musical...
  • Obama should stay the course

    Obama should stay the course
    With the elections over, we hear a chorus of mainly Republicans telling President Obama to respect the views of the voters and capitulate to the new Congress. But in 2008 and again in 2012, these same politicians did everything they could to defy the...
  • Conservatives tell GOP: Look past Obama order on immigration

    WASHINGTON As Capitol Hill prepares for political warfare over President Barack Obama's planned executive order on immigration, a coalition of business executives and prominent conservatives is warning Republican leaders not to get further mired in the...
  • Obama immigration order draws split GOP response from possible candidates

    BOCA RATON, Fla . President Barack Obama's expected action on immigration is exposing different approaches in the Republican Party, evident Wednesday as six potential candidates for the party's 2016 presidential nomination differed in how they would...
  • In new role, Republican Paul Ryan takes aim at tax reform

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, the leading Republican voice on fiscal policy, vowed on Wednesday to start overhauling the U.S. tax code despite Washington gridlock that he says will worsen with President Barack Obama's planned...
  • North Carolina's Rep. Butterfield will lead black caucus

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina was elected Wednesday as the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and promised to hold the group of African-American lawmakers together as the "conscience of the Congress." "We have...
  • Wisconsin's Gov. Walker looks more and more like a presidential candidate

    The contours of a Scott Walker presidential campaign have begun to take shape. Happily abiding speculation that he will run in 2016, Walker has given a series of national television interviews since winning a Wisconsin governor's race for the third time...
  • Rekha Basu: Public assets shouldn't be sold to highest bidders

    If one thing defines the Internet, it's that everyone has equal access to post on it. But depending on what the Federal Communications Commission does next, we could see what a former FCC chairman calls "the corporate abrogation of free speech." The...
  • Part 3: The big money in running — even unopposed

    Part 3: The big money in running — even unopposed
    In the electoral wars, state Del. Chris Jones, R-Suffolk, has had a pretty smooth ride. Unopposed by a major party oponent for the last eight elections, the powerful chairman of the House Appropriations Committee swept easily into the General Assembly...
  • Republicans block overhaul of NSA surveillance reform

    Republicans block overhaul of NSA surveillance reform
    A bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone records failed on a procedural vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday after senior Republicans said it would benefit enemies of the United States, including Islamic State militants....
  • The one-term caucus? Top House targets for 2016

    They haven't even been sworn in yet, but these members start off the cycle as underdogs in their quests for re-election in 2016. Most of 2016's initial targets are incoming Republicans, swept into office in a GOP midterm wave. They will represent...