Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
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Comparing the Tax Bite With Obama and Romney What federal tax rate would you pay if Mitt Romney were elected president ... when Bill Clinton was president,” Mr. Obama said last month while campaigning in New Hampshire. “We created 23 million new jobs, and we went from a deficit to surplus. 11/1/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Comparing the education messages of Obama and Romney Romney’s platform would lessen the role of federal accountability standards, while Obama’s endorses the importance of ... then in 2010 through the Education Jobs Fund, which put $10 billion to try to avert teacher layoffs. The money did avert thousands ... 09/26/2012 - 2:10 am | View Link
Journal Times editorial: Comparing the Romney and Obama speeches In his speech, Romney said: “I will begin my presidency with a jobs tour. President Obama began with an apology tour.” In trips to Europe, Latin America and the Muslim world early in his first term, he said that the U.S. acted “contrary to our ... 09/10/2012 - 2:00 am | View Link
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Comparing Obama and Romney by value of residences President Obama's critics claim ... when we were losing 700,000 jobs a month, saved the U.S. auto industry and brought health care to 30 million uninsured Americans. And he killed Osama bin Laden. President Obama's Chicago Home Barack and Michelle Obama ... 08/28/2012 - 8:09 am | View Link
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Is former President Carter an effective weapon in Mitt ... FROM CNN's Jack Cafferty: Mitt Romney is hoping Jimmy Carter can help him win the White House. The likely Republican nominee has been comparing President ... 12/14/2014 - 2:20 pm | View Website
“Most dynasties are defined and circumscribed by region. The Roosevelts rode as high and far as the national fortunes of New York State. The Tafts go as far as Ohio takes them…. Not the Bushes. Their success is found in an essential rootlessness.” – Michael Powell, Washington Post, 2001Jeb Bush’s announcement of a presidential campaign exploratory committee – and the gauntlet immediately thrown down by movement conservatives – might sound familiar to longtime political observers.
Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.
The 9th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals Friday ordered a commissioner to determine how much Paul Watson and members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society he founded owe Japanese whalers for lawyer fees, damage to their ships and for violating the court order to stop their dangerous protests.
The Japanese whalers are demanding $2 million in addition to their attorney fees and damage and cost to their ships for warding off the protests.
The environmentalists' exploits have been documented on the long-running Animal Planet reality TV series "Whale Wars.
President Barack Obama is kicking off his annual winter vacation in his birthplace of Hawaii.
Air Force One touched down late Friday at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, with the president, first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters on board.