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
Pro-Obama groups launch $1 million ad buy tying Mitt Romney to big oil "Big oil's fingerprints are all over him," the ad says, pointing to reports that conservative groups - including Americans for Prosperity, backed by the wealthy brothers Charles and David Koch - plan to spend $200 million in support of electing Romney. 04/26/2012 - 4:03 am | View Link
Oil war, Part 3: Another pro-Obama video lashes Romney and ‘Big Oil’ ... big oil’s tax breaks and the big oil baron Koch Brothers have pledged to spend over $200 million to tear down President Obama, benefiting Romney.” The Pinocchio Test Priorities USA has tied Romney to groups that the former governor doesn’t ... 03/3/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Articles | RealClearPolitics What share of the Hispanic vote do Republicans need to win in 2016? Is it 44 percent, as some have argued? Is it 49 percent? Or maybe it is as low as 33 percent? 08/28/2015 - 2:58 am | View Website
POLITICO Morning Energy ALSO IN BILLIONAIRE NEWS: CHARLES KOCH IS FURIOUS OVER OBAMA ENERGY SPEECH: Charles Koch had hot words for after President Obama took a potshot at him and his brother ... 08/28/2015 - 2:01 am | View Website
Politics, Political News, Political Analysis | State Column NASA scientists find new uses for human waste: Sam Catherman - Aug 23, 2015: Astronomers aboard the International Space Station taste-tested the first lettuce grown ... 08/27/2015 - 6:30 pm | View Website
Political Columnists | Washington Examiner We know Clinton broke the law, whether or not she will be prosecuted for doing so. 08/27/2015 - 5:11 pm | View Website
Mitt Romney Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007. 08/27/2015 - 7:24 am | View Website
Owen Labrie, the former St. Paul’s School student at the center of an explosive rape case involving one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country, has been cleared of the most serious charges brought against him, including felony charges for aggravated sexual assault. After seven hours of deliberation, a jury decided that Labrie, who is now 19 years old and plans to become a minister, is guilty of several lessor misdemeanors related to sexual assault and child endangerment.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Friday vowed to press for gun control reforms following the deaths of two television journalists by a former station employee in an on-air shooting. The pledge by McAuliffe, a Democrat, came as more details emerged about the Wednesday shooting of the journalists
Californians reduced their water use by 31 percent in July, surpassing the new state conservation target for a second consecutive month, despite blistering heat. Orange County’s nearly three dozen water suppliers reported an average 30 percent
Two weeks ago, an expert panel weighed in against the economic feasibility of burying water intake pipes under the sand at a proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach.
On Thursday, anti-Poseidon activists and others used a meeting of the expert
By fall, Irvine will have a new police chief.
Chief David Maggard Jr., who led the city’s Police Department for 12 years, is retiring, city officials said Thursday.
During his tenure, Irvine was heralded for 10 years running as the nation’s