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 ... 08/5/2012 - 11:00 pm | View Link
Romney asks Peeping Toms to join bedroom surveillance team Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (R) says he is determined to repeal and replace President Obama's national health care overhaul even if it takes the support of a few Democrats to get it done. View Photo Gallery :With the Republican... 06/6/2012 - 4:23 am | View Link
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Money Down the Drain This is a discussion of the various abuses of power being exhibited by the US government, in particular, examples of outrageously wasteful government expenditures and ... 04/18/2014 - 2:18 am | View Website
Which party has a 'culture of corruption'? Of course there are bad apples in any organization. But the Democratic Party for years has accused the Republican Party of fostering a "culture of corruption." 04/18/2014 - 12:09 am | View Website
CREDIT: Shutterstock The Baltimore City Detention Center will start scrutinizing federal orders to hold immigrants for deportation instead of automatically granting these requests, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) announced Friday. The policy change adds Baltimore to the growing number of cities in the U. S. resisting federal immigration policy. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents often ask local jails to hold immigrants for deportation.
A carjacker in San Antonio, TX got more than he bargained for this week when he attempted to steal a car with two twin boys and their baby brother in it. ABC News reported that the boys attacked the thief and forced him off the road.
“One of the boys was punching the man in the face; the other was hitting him with a rubber snake,” said Sgt.
Two of the Democrats running for Congress in New Jersey's 1st District say they're in the race largely because they feared no one else would take on the third, a state senator and brother of a non-elected powerbroker.