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Education is the business of the states

February 9, 2015 WASHINGTON — In 1981, Tennessee’s 41-year-old governor proposed to President Ronald Reagan a swap: Washington would fully fund Medicaid and the states would have complete responsibility for primary... more »»

Business tops list of big donors on ‘14 referendums

February 9, 2015 ATLANTA (AP) — Large corporations and trade groups gave at least $217 million to sway the outcome of state ballot measure and referendum campaigns during the 2014 midterm elections, a new study has... more »»

Almanac

February 9, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Monday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2015. There are 325 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 9, 1870, the U.S. Weather Bureau was establishe. more »»

They feed off others

February 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — Politicians and lawyers pretend that they are important people doing important work. But often they’re important because they are parasites. more »»

Obama versus America

February 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — In his recent trip to India, President Obama repeated a long-standing pattern of his — denigrating the United States to foreign audiences. more »»

Almanac

February 7, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2015. There are 327 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. more »»

Obama’s speech defects

February 6, 2015 WASHINGTON — As a young Illinois state senator at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, he delivered a memorable keynote address, which, almost overnight, vaulted him into presidential... more »»

Almanac

February 6, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Friday, Feb. 6, the 37th day of 2015. There are 328 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. more »»

Your Lawmakers

February 6, 2015 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Iron Mountain 500 S. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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