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
King, Messiah: New baby names suggest high hopes Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names. 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
Why New York Democrats Have Turned Against Andrew Cuomo - Atlantic Monthly Cuomo appoints Spano to state Board of Elections - Fairfield Business Journal 04/15/2014 - 11:39 am | View Link
Sebelius quits in wake of health care rollout fiasco - Yakima Herald Republic ... thankful to President Obama and very ... Sebelius won praise for persevering against the unprecedented GOP ... and will continue to hurt ... 04/10/2014 - 2:38 pm | View Link
Sebelius to resign from HHS; led rough rollout of Obamacare - Los Angeles Times Sylvia Mathews Burwell Nominated to Replace Kathleen Sebelius - ABC News 04/10/2014 - 1:08 pm | View Link
Why right-wing isolationists are losing - Washington Post Cheney’s daughter says Pelosi should be proud of torture - PrisonPlanet 04/10/2014 - 5:06 am | View Link
Christie rips Obama’s ‘dangerous’ foreign policy, defends post-Sandy praise Chris Christie, in an extensive interview with Fox News, defended his public praise of President Obama ... rejected the notion that this in any way hurt Mitt Romney in the race, citing statements from the GOP nominee himself. “I’ve seen him publicly ... 03/31/2014 - 7:46 pm | View Link
Florida’s Charlie Crist heaps praise on Obama: ‘God bless him’ Charlie Crist heaped praise on President Obama Sunday morning ... Rick Scott after a short stint as an Independent. He described the GOP as fractured and unsure of what it wants to do. “It’s sad,” he said. Mr. Crist acknowledged Florida’s economy ... 03/9/2014 - 5:56 am | View Link
After Obama, Christie Wants a G.O.P. Hug His lavish praise for Mr. Obama’s response to the storm ... prompting a number of Republicans to wonder aloud whether he is a reliable party leader. “It hurt him a lot,” said Douglas E. Gross, a longtime Republican operative in Iowa who has overseen ... 11/20/2012 - 1:21 am | View Link
Christie & Obama Bromance? Barack & GOP Governor Team Up In Wake Of Sandy (PHOTOS) In the meantime, Republican strategists deny that the bipartisan praise given from a leading GOP party favorite and a Romney surrogate will hurt Romney’s campaign. The Daily Beast reports: Republican strategists say Romney’s sidelining by the storm ... 10/31/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Obama Praise Taints GOP's Romney, Huntsman What the praise is really meant to do is taint the potent challengers with a liberal patina that will hurt them with the conservative base as they seek the Republican nomination. The strategy hasn’t escaped attention. “You may have noticed,” Romney ... 03/8/2011 - 8:25 am | View Link
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Why Do The Republicans And The Tea Party Hate President Obama? The republicans, Rush Limbaugh and others' stated agenda was to stop President Obama from being successful. Not to try to make the country better, to help people or ... 04/17/2014 - 2:26 am | View Website
Closing two days of around the clock negotiations, U. S. officials said Friday that they reached a breakthrough with Japan to move forward a stalled regional trade pact even though gaps remain that could still upend a final agreement.
The report comes as supporters of broadening eligibility for Medicaid make their last push to get approval through a contentious General Assembly. Some lawmakers have raised concerns about the program's future costs and who would benefit from Medicaid expansion.
Primaries are now in August for Congress, the state legislature and statewide offices. Backers say the date change gives candidates more time to raise money and prepare for general elections. The legislation now goes to the Senate.