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Some years ago, when tax simplification was being discussed, a cartoonist came up with the most likely way the IRS would achieve it: a postcard-sized 1040 form consisting of two lines: 1) How much did you make? 2) Send it in. That's comparable to...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON The revelations that the government has secret programs to collect data from U.S. phone records and the Internet are unlikely to force any significant changes in the program, at least not anytime soon. While some members of Congress are...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON As she prepares to open the Metropolitan Wellness Center above a Popeyes chicken restaurant a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol, general manager Vanessa West isn't worried that her medical marijuana shop will get raided. West knows she'll be...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday is to announce the nomination of Jason Furman to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisors, elevating the longtime aide to one of the administration's most visible positions dealing with the economy....
The majority of the science, technology, engineering or math jobs in Hampton Roads don't require a bachelor's degree. About 55 percent of the of the 151,490 so-called “STEM” jobs in the region required an associate's degree or less...
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McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON President Bashar Assad is winning the civil war in Syria, Sen. John McCain said Thursday, saying the United States must rethink its policy there and in the rest of the Middle East if it wants to avoid a regional war that would weaken many of...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON Under federal law, banks can't accept money from retail shops that sell marijuana, even if they're regulated by a state. That's because, in the eyes of the U.S. government, all pot sales are illegal, with marijuana classified as a Schedule 1...
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Stateline.orgWASHINGTON Florida lawmakers made it clear this session that they are not interested in legalizing marijuana. A bill to allow medical marijuana never got a hearing, and the state enacted a new ban on certain smoking pipes to further crack down on...
I stuffed my purse with tissues for my trip to San Francisco last week. I expected to be a teary mess as I watched my youngest child walk the stage at her college graduation. But I didn't get weepy because I didn't get to see it. The commencement at...
As he toured a suburban Chicago factory on Thursday, U.S. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer touted his "Make It In America" campaign, which aims at creating ideal conditions for manufacturing companies to innovate and add jobs. To do that, legislators...
Betty Lou's Pantry in Coopersburg sits just a mile from million-dollar homes among some of the Lehigh Valley's priciest real estate, so it wasn't surprising when Chris Page took over in 2009 that it was supplying food to just 15 needy families. This...
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ReutersPor Marc Frank LA HABANA (Reuters) - El juicio contra dos ejecutivos de alto rango de una empresa de inversiÃ³n britÃ¡nica que operaba en Cuba estÃ¡ programado para el jueves, segÃºn fuentes cercanas a los acusados, como parte de una ofensiva...
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