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
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The campaign for incumbent Kansas GOP Sen. Pat Roberts is reaching into the GOP hall of fame to try to win a tight race and help the party take control of the Senate -- bringing 91-year-old Bob Dole on the trail.
By Nolan Clay, Staff WriterIn political circles, A. H. Strategies is known as one of the powerhouses in campaign consulting in Oklahoma.
It is widely credited with helping Republicans take over of the state House in 2004 and the state Senate in 2008, ending decades of control by Democrats.
Here is this week’s edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:
Cocoa heats up on Ebola threat
Although most commodities markets fell this week, cocoa rallied sharply on fears that the Ebola epidemic could hamper production in West Africa.
The world’s cocoa production is heavily concentrated, with over half of the supply coming from just two nations, Ivory Coast and Ghana.