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
Farm-State Democrat Risks Defeat Even After Saving Aid - BusinessWeek Farm-State Democrat Risks Defeat Even After Saving Aid - Bloomberg 09/17/2014 - 11:54 am | View Link
Scotland’s ‘Yes We Can’ Vote - Daily Beast ... in a pub on the harbor, Google raises as many ... Between 1815 and 1939, two million people left ... of American elections, is a very Romney ... 09/17/2014 - 10:24 am | View Link
If Republicans take Congress, they could wage war on crony ... - Washington Examiner Republicans have received $12.4 million from ... class voters — something Mitt Romney failed to do. ... pointing out that the mandate raises ... 09/16/2014 - 4:54 am | View Link
Shields and Brooks on Obama as reluctant warrior, sacrificing ... - PBS There were 22 million jobs created in Bill ... JUDY WOODRUFF: And that raises — broaden it out. ... run in red states that Mitt Romney carried ... 09/12/2014 - 9:38 am | View Link
Column: Not ready for Hillary - Eagle Online President Bill Clinton made $106 million in the ... of out-of-touch only Mitt Romney can understand. ... angry when questioned only raises ... 09/8/2014 - 9:26 am | View Link
Farm-State Democrat Risks Defeat Even After Saving Aid Representative Collin Peterson, 12-term incumbent Democrat from Minnesota, right, discusses water drainage with a farmer outside Canby after a heavy rain on Aug. 13, 2014. Peterson is counting on ties to farm groups to support his re-election. 09/17/2014 - 10:23 am | View Link
Shields and Brooks on Obama as reluctant warrior, sacrificing immigration reform before midterms Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKS Shields and Brooks on the president’s speech Shields and Brooks on Islamic State as ‘cancer,’ Crist’s campaign Marcus and Gerson on lessons from Ferguson, Islamic State threat JUDY WOODRUFF: A major presidential address to the nation and calls for congressional backing to take on the Islamic State. It was another full week of news. And we turn to ... 09/12/2014 - 9:16 pm | View Link
Printed Letters: Sept. 2, 2014 David Ludlam made irresponsible statements about the Western Colorado Congress. As a member, I say it’s not WCC’s job to support drilling, but to protect lands for future generations. Drilling certainly helps our economy, but we want extraction done responsibly. We also want more energy choices, and we want them sooner. 09/2/2014 - 6:44 am | View Link
New Poll Shows Mitt Romney Would Dominate In Iowa A day after Mitt Romney made comments that... 08/27/2014 - 3:54 pm | View Link
Faux real: Obama to unveil global warming ‘treaty’ Plan would further clamp down on U.S. industry but would rely on the promises of other nations for compliance. 08/27/2014 - 10:31 am | View Link
Mitt Romney raises $101 million in July Romney poses with Republican governors in Colorado (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Mitt Romney raised $101.3 million for his campaign and the Republican National Committee in July, ending the month with nearly $186 million in the bank. That marks the second ... 08/6/2012 - 7:35 am | View Link
Romney Raises $101 Million In July; Has $186 Million War Chest Mitt Romney’s campaign announced on Monday that they -- and the Republican National Committee -- raised over $101.3 million in July. The campaign and the RNC have nearly $185.9 million cash on hand. “We are honored to have the support of a broad ... 08/6/2012 - 4:11 am | View Link
Obama raises $71 million in June, trails Romney ... the Obama campaign and the DNC took in $60 million and had slightly less than $110 million in the bank. While Team Obama did not acknowledge Monday how much money the campaign has in the bank, Romney's campaign announced it finished June with $160 ... 07/10/2012 - 5:33 am | View Link
Obama raises $71 million in June, falling short of Romney's haul President Obama raised $71 million for his re-election effort last month, marking his best fundraising month of the cycle but still $35 million short of Mitt Romney’s massive June haul. In an e-mail to donors, Anne Marie Habershaw, the campaign’s chief ... 07/9/2012 - 4:59 am | View Link
Underdog? Romney Victory Fund Raises $106.1 Million After raising just over $106 million last month, Mitt Romney‘s campaign and its Republican allies still maintain they’re the underdog, according to memos to be released Monday. The Romney Victory effort — Mr. Romney’s campaign along with the ... 07/9/2012 - 4:34 am | View Link
Investigation: Mitt Romney’s Offshore Accounts, Tax ... For all Mitt Romney’s touting of his business record, when it comes to his own money the Republican nominee is remarkably shy about disclosing numbers and investments. 09/17/2014 - 9:26 am | View Website
2012 Presidential Race 2012 Presidential Race. Presidential candidates have already raised and spent millions of dollars in the 2012 campaign, as we know from the reports they're ... 09/16/2014 - 3:47 pm | View Website
Mitt Romney presidential campaign, 2008 The Mitt Romney presidential campaign of 2008 began on January 3, 2007, two days before Mitt Romney left office as governor of Massachusetts, when he filed to form an ... 09/16/2014 - 3:22 am | View Website
Mitt Romney Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American politician and businessman who was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the ... 09/16/2014 - 12:52 am | View Website
Gore Is Romney-Rich With $200 Million After Bush Defeat ... Romney Wealth . That’s close to the $250 million net worth of 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, whom President Barack Obama and Democrats ... 05/5/2013 - 11:58 pm | View Website
The wealthy are different from you and me:
A new social networking site bills itself as “the online country club for people with more money than time.” The Daily Mail has a more succinct description: “Facebook for the rich.”
Netropolitan, as the site is called, costs $9,000 (U. S.) to join. The initiation fee is $6,000, plus a $3,000 annual fee.
New York-based composer James Touchi-Peters came up with the idea when he realized he and his well-heeled friends needed somewhere to discuss their (rich-person) problems without the typical reactions they might get on traditional social networking sites.
Grupo Fantasma (Group of Phantoms) hails from Austin, Texas and has a very interesting sound. While their original material is more upbeat most of the time, they do a great job of taking it down to a more intimate level. This eerie, yet beautiful cover of "Because" is one of my favorite things that they've done, plus it translates pretty well into Spanish.
The family of an unarmed black man shot dead by Los Angeles police accused the officers of violating his civil rights in a federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday and was seeking $75 million in damages from the city. Police have said two officers shot and killed 25-year-old Ezell Ford, described by a fam
WASHINGTON — President Obama personally assured U. S. troops Wednesday that "I will not commit you to fighting another ground war in Iraq," amid new questions about his strategy against ISIS terrorists.