| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:13 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Before President Obama unveiled a manufacturing initiative here Wednesday, he delivered his customary shout-out to local officials, including the Republican governor sitting in the front row, and thanked Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan "for the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:24 AM
It’s August, so that means arguing over Obamacare.
And, as described in the article posted below this one, South Floridians are getting an earful from a massive marketing campaign and political pitches attempting to sell the virtues or sound the...
| Aug 17, 2013
An elaborate pageant over Obamacare is playing in neighborhoods across South Florida this month, with many more performances between now and Labor Day.
Concerned citizens and well-funded conservative and liberal political organizations are blanketing...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:28 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - New commercials to promote Obamacare's state health exchanges strive for an upbeat, and at times humorous, tone to sell healthcare reform to a skeptical and largely unaware audience.
Guitar-strumming hipsters encourage...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Gov. Rick Scott is to take his "It's Your Money" tax cut tour to Valencia College this afternoon where he'll be asking the public what taxes and fees should be reduced in the coming year. The group Florida for All plans to be at the college, too, urging...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:34 PM
Wedged into the blotter on Mike Farah's desk at the Funny or Die studios in Hollywood is an index card with a list — wrangling talent, polishing scripts and arranging shoots — long enough to keep the comedy website executive fully occupied....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) was one of those tea party stars whom voters believed had the courage of his convictions when he promised, as recently as last summer, to block The Affordable Care Act in his state. But last week, writes the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A basic economic principle is that government ought to tax what we want to discourage, and not tax what we want to encourage.
For example, if we want less carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, we should tax carbon polluters. On the other hand, if we want...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:40 AM
As it wages a state-by-state battle to limit the reach of the nation's healthcare law, the conservative group Americans for Prosperity is launching a $2-million ad buy to hold congressional lawmakers “accountable” for their votes on Obamacare....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:49 PM
It is the center of the political universe in presidential contests. And now the war over the nation’s new healthcare program has come to Ohio as well, with potential repercussions for the short- and long-term future of the state’s governor,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:36 PM
WASHINGTON – Congressional negotiators reached a budget deal Tuesday that would end the possibility of another government shutdown for the next two years. But the agreement faced strong opposition from conservative groups that could jeopardize its...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:30 PM
ALBUQUERQUE — In the small, rural community of Reserve, children waiting for the school bus gather inside wooden and mesh cages provided as protection from wolves. Parents consider the "kid cages" a reasonable precaution.
Defenders of the wolves...