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  • Republicans block Senate proposal to keep student loan rates low

    Republicans block Senate proposal to keep student loan rates low
    The political battle over President Obama’s plan to keep student loan interest rates from skyrocketing escalated Tuesday as Senate Republicans blocked a Democratic proposal to tax wealthier earners to pay for it. Republicans stopped the effort...
  • No, no, no -- both sides are not equally to blame

    This is the political season. So you can expect to hear a lot of lies, and we do. "The stimulus did not create one single job." (John Boehner) "Barack Obama is the most dangerous president in modern history." (Newt Gingrich) "I was a severely conservative...
  • Senate leaders reach deal on student loans, but await House GOP approval

    Senate leaders reach deal on student loans, but await House GOP approval
    The top Senate leaders from each party Tuesday indicated they had reached an agreement to extend a rate cut on student loans but were waiting to hear whether House Republicans would accept the deal. House GOP leaders are expected to discuss the issue...
  • Rep. Schiff hails Supreme Court ruling upholding healthcare law

    Rep. Schiff hails Supreme Court ruling upholding healthcare law
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today called the U.S. Supreme Court’s vote to uphold President Obama's healthcare law "the correct legal decision," contending that the "hard-passed" reforms would benefit millions of people across the nation. In a...
  • Reactions to healthcare ruling toe party lines

    Reactions to healthcare ruling toe party lines
    Among the area's congressional representatives, reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday on President Obama's healthcare overhaul were diametrically opposed, mirroring their respective parties and the dialogue on Capitol Hill. On one side,...
  • Relax: 'Obamacare' is here to stay

    There are still a lot of questions about last week's 5-4 Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act. What does this mean for the Commerce Clause? How many states will refuse to expand Medicare? What does it say about John Roberts? But of...
  • A healthy dose of skepticism

    Armageddon has arrived. That is if you listen to the Republican tirades following the Supreme Court’s decision over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Most of it revolves around repeal and then replace, although there are no...
  • Joel Brinkley: Do we want this foolish man?

    Mitt Romney should be ashamed. They way he behaved on Tuesday night and Wednesday after the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and the killing of J. Christopher Stevens, the American ambassador to Libya, is not befitting a candidate for president of...
  • Lugar: My public service is not concluded

    Lugar: My public service is not concluded
    Hoosier Republican primary voters have chosen their candidate for the U.S. Senate.   I congratulate my opponent on his victory in a hard fought race.  I want to see a Republican in the White House, and I want to see my friend Mitch McConnell have a...
  • Didn't Boehner learn anything in 2011?

    He's the biggest sensation in the UK since Susan Boyle. He trounced the competition in winning the big prize on "Britain's Got Talent." And he accepted his $500,000 pound award -- on all fours! Meet Pudsey, the border collie, bichon frise, and Chinese...
  • Obama presses on

    WASHINGTON -- In the closing hours of President Obama's drive for re-election, he sounded a most unusual rallying cry to his supporters. He urged them to join him in "keeping on keeping on," his way of promising to stay the agonizingly slow course to...
  • Tax cut kabuki

    WASHINGTON -- In the slow waltz on Capitol Hill over extending or dropping the Bush tax cuts due to expire at year's end, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid one-upped the House Republicans this week. He slipped through the Senate the Democratic plan to...