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
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will visit Nebraska to campaign for U. S. Senate hopeful Ben Sasse. Romney will appear with Sasse on Monday at an event in Hastings. Sasses is the final swing of his "93 A Republican Looking for Latino Votes in NebraskaBloombergIndependent views issues from 'political center'Columbus TelegramMitt Romney is Coming to NebraskaWOWTSioux City Journal -Beatrice Daily Sunall 23 news articles »
It’s no secret that Americans are turned off politics and disgusted with Congress. Pundit after pundit has stepped forward to declare the 2014 midterms “an election about nothing.” There are surely good reasons to be pessimistic, but for voters in states with crucial races, the election really is about something—local jobs, God-given freedoms, the right to control one’s body, or how people in the state feel about President Obama.
Looking to better manage health-care costs, the Nutter administration is taking two big swings at tobacco.
Come Jan. 1, Philadelphia will add a $500 annual premium to benefits costs for nonunion employees who use tobacco products, and a $15 surcharge for prescriptions filled at pharmacies that sell tobacco products.
Obama to campaign for Dems Nov. 1 in Detroit areaModesto BeePresident Barack Obama pauses as he speaks to the media about the government's Ebola response in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. JACQUELYN MARTIN — AP Photo. Midterm Elections Michigan Bill Clinton and more »