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  • Obama calls the GOP's bluff

    Obama calls the GOP's bluff
    With time running out for Congress to raise the federal debt limit or see the nation face fiscal calamity and an almost certain end to the tenuous economic recovery, President Barack Obama has taken the lead on the issue with a proposal that...
  • Deficit reduction requires shared sacrifice

    Deficit reduction requires shared sacrifice
    A whole lot of Democrats and independents were probably delighted to hear President Barack Obama demonstrate a little more resolve in the deficit reduction debate today. In unveiling his $3 billion proposal to reduce federal debt over the next decade...
  • Boehner holds the key to debt limit talks

    Boehner holds the key to debt limit talks
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's proposed Plan B for raising the debt ceiling — a classically congressional solution to a problem in that it accomplishes little but to shift accountability away from the legislative branch — is a...
  • Federal workers groups, contractors oppose Obama debt plan

    Federal workers groups, contractors oppose Obama debt plan
    Federal employee unions lashed out at President Barack Obama's proposal Monday to make civilian federal workers contribute more of their pay to their retirement plans as part of a proposal to trim budget deficits. Arguing that employees are already...
  • Arlen Specter: Congress is a profile in cowardice

    Arlen Specter: Congress is a profile in cowardice
    Washington traditionally boasts about its' profiles in courage. Today, facing arguably the greatest potential financial crisis in American history, politics trumps economics as officials focus on the next election instead of the public interest. The...
  • Obama willing to waive education targets

    President Barack Obama is prepared to offer states that have embraced his administration's key education reform initiatives — including Maryland — a break from the most rigid requirements of the No Child Left Behind law, senior officials...
  • Deficit impasse can be solved — if Congress looks out for the people and not just the rich

    How pathetically sad and disturbing that the financial stability of our nation is in such a precarious, perilous state, and our credit rating is now being threatened by two top rating agencies, Moody's Investors and Standard and Poor's. The quick fix is...
  • Reactions to Supreme Court health care ruling

    Reactions to Supreme Court health care ruling
    "President Obama and Congress chose to pass the Affordable Care Act because the status quo was hurting our ability to create jobs, expand opportunity, and protect the health of our children and parents. "Today's decision gives considerable momentum to...
  • Regulator vows to improve trucking enforcement

    The nation's top trucking regulators said Wednesday that their agency is moving to prevent companies that have been shut down for repeated safety violations from staying in business by changing their names, a recurring problem in the industry. The...
  • Bartlett to skip GOP convention

    Bartlett to skip GOP convention
    Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic...
  • Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention

    Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention
    In the long lull before the Republican National Convention in Tampa in late August, party leaders and strategists for Mitt Romney are calculating how they can put their collective best foot forward. This year, it will not be easy. The usual...
  • It's not easy being A.G.

    It's not easy being A.G.
    Next time the president asks you to be attorney general of the United States, it might be best to politely refuse the offer. My reasoning: Modern day attorneys general are regularly torched by the Congressional opposition, particularly when that...