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A few letters of advice

February 5, 2015 FLINT — Back in September I promised to write a monthly column of letters to a world that badly needs straightening out. I have not kept that promise, as numerous readers have pointed out. more »»

Vaccine debate tests White House hopefuls

February 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumblin... more »»

Almanac

February 5, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2015. There are 329 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. more »»

Stormy weather and politics

February 4, 2015 WASHINGTON — It was refreshing to see meteorologists apologize for their dire — and wrong — predictions of an unprecedented snow storm that they had said would devastate the northeast. more »»

Your Lawmakers

February 4, 2015 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Iron Mountain 500. more »»

Bud Selig’s winning legacy

February 2, 2015 WASHINGTON — The business of baseball and the nation’s business used to be conducted in Washington with similar skill. more »»

How They Voted

February 2, 2015 Since the January 15 opening day members of the new 98th Legislature have introduced 196 bills and proposed 12 amendments to the state constitution. more »»

Almanac

February 2, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Monday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2015. There are 332 days left in the year. This is Groundhog Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On Fe. more »»

Owning Ideas

January 31, 2015 WASHINGTON — For most of history, people suffered in miserable poverty. more »»

Shooting itself in the foot

January 31, 2015 WASHINGTON — Ali Saleh al-Marri is a convicted conspirator who entered the United States before 9/11 in order to create a dreaded sleeper cell here that might someday launch an attack on Americans... more »»

Almanac

January 31, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2015. There are 334 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Jan. 31, 1865, the U.S. more »»

Boehner’s dangerous gamble

January 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — Bipartisanship, that widely admired virtue so sadly rare in our nation’s politics, has been — since 1948, when President Harry Truman, rejecting the counsel of his own Cabinet... more »»

GOP abortion bill: right ends, wrong means

January 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — As thousands descended on Washington last week for the annual “March for Life,” the Republican House of Representatives was busy watering down an antiabortion bill that restricted... more »»

Almanac

January 30, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Friday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2015. There are 335 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Jan. more »»

Is it really news?

January 29, 2015 FLINT — They held a press conference about under-inflated footballs the other day. I know because I listened to it live on CNN, which broke into regular programming to carry it. more »»

Almanac

January 29, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2015. There are 336 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. more »»

Your Lawmakers

January 29, 2015 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Iron Mountain 500 S. Stephenson, Suite 500 Iron Mountain, MI 49801 Phone: (906) 828-1581 Fax: (906) 828-1583 — — — Marquette 307 S. Front St., Ste. more »»

Random Thoughts

January 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Random thoughts on the passing scene: Who says President Obama doesn’t promote bipartisanship? His complicity in Iran’s moving toward nuclear bombs has alarmed some top Senate Democrats... more »»

Almanac

January 28, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2015. There are 337 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Jan. more »»

The new compassionate conservatism

January 27, 2015 BERKELEY— Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney are zeroing in on inequality as America’s fundamental economic problem. more »»

 
 
 

 

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