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
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
Keystone XL pipeline to be delayed TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
Romney’s conflicting remarks on Solyndra-like investments “Well, that [Konarka investment] was a loan that was approved by the prior administration. The governor made it clear that his philosophy was that government should not be in the business of venture investing.” — Romney campaign adviser Eric ... 08/6/2012 - 4:00 am | View Link
Debate Over Global Warming /Climate Change Heats Up ... Many say it was his testimony on climate change before the US Congress in 1988, that was responsible for increasing awareness of global warming and climate change ... 02/10/2012 - 6:44 pm | View Website
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 »