| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Let this be a warning to all you al-Qaida types: If you want to engage in terrorism in Pennsylvania, you'll be committing a crime under state law, unless, of course, you do it in the name of labor union activism.
The state House Judiciary Committee, now...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Sunday's print column: First thing in the morning on Aug. 18, 2003 — 10 years ago Sunday — I stumbled bleary-eyed but eager to my desk in the attic and, with a few keystrokes, uploaded the following to the Tribune's......
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:13 AM
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota railroad rehabilitation project has captured regional acclaim from a national organization.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the Mitchell to Chamberlain project was recognized in the America's...
| Jun 27, 2013
I don't know how Democrats do it.
The immigration reform proposal wending its way through the Senate is tearing the Republican Party to pieces. Poor Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., once the golden boy of the tea party and the conservative movement, is being...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:56 PM
WASHINGTON -- Immigration legislation pending in Congress would create jobs in rural communities and increase exports of fruits, vegetables and other products, the Obama administration said Monday as it tried turn up the heat on Republican opponents of...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:08 PM
President Obama made many promises when promoting his health care law. He promised that if you liked your coverage, you could keep it. He promised that it would lower the cost of premiums. He promised that it would create new jobs and promote...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Half of small businesses said they would cut full-time employee’s hours or replace them with part-time workers in order to avoid paying for health insurance under President Obama's healthcare law, according to a recent survey from the U.S. Chamber...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:24 PM
WASHINGTON – The Senate approved a sweeping immigration overhaul Thursday in a strong bipartisan vote after an afternoon of emotional speeches as senators told personal stories of family journeys to the United States while visitors filled the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to grant Cablevision Systems' request for a stay of a National Labor Relations Board hearing, set to begin July 8 in Manhattan.
The New York-based cable operator on Monday petitioned Chief Justice John Roberts to stop...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON — When House Republicans file into the Capitol on Monday to start thrashing out a response to the Senate's landmark immigration bill, former President George W. Bush will be presiding over a ceremony for new U.S. citizens at his newly...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:58 AM
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan board charged with protecting privacy and civil liberties heard a conflicting account Tuesday of how a national security program that seeks to monitor foreign terrorists ended up collecting the phone records of most...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The energy industry scored a big win Tuesday when a federal judge tossed out a Securities and Exchange Commission rule that required oil and mining companies to disclose payments to foreign governments.
Deeming the regulation arbitrary and capricious,...