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
John Bolton wants Rumsfelds to pony up more cash for his PAC - Washington Post ... same Rosen who bundled for Mitt Romney — and ... is using part of the money he raises to bolster ... fundraiser bringing in more than a ... 10/2/2014 - 7:12 am | View Link
In the Loop: John Bolton wants Rumsfelds to pony up more cash for ... - Washington Post ... same Rosen who bundled for Mitt Romney — and ... is using part of the money he raises to bolster ... fundraiser bringing in more than a ... 10/2/2014 - 7:09 am | View Link
The War Over Wages, City by City - Huffington Post Hotel industry group plans to fight Los Angeles’ hotel minimum ... - Washington Post 10/1/2014 - 5:28 am | View Link
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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
Romney raises $170 million in September BOSTON, Mass. - As Mitt Romney's campaign announced on Monday that it raised a personal-best $170 million in September, his top donors are gathering at Manhattan's Waldorf Astoria hotel for a three-day retreat at which they will attend strategy sessions ... 10/15/2012 - 6:13 pm | View Link
Romney Raises $170 Million in September Obama grabbed lots of headlines earlier this month when the campaign announced that, combined with the DNC, it had raised a staggering $181 million in September. It almost matched their fundraising haul from July and August combined. Questions immediately ... 10/15/2012 - 1:07 pm | 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
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
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Romney to raise money for McConnell in Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Mitt Romney is coming to Kentucky to raise money for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, the latest in a string of high-profile politicians ... 08/26/2014 - 7:39 pm | View Website
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In an appearance on talk radio host Laura Ingraham’s show on Wednesday, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R) stoked irrational fears of the hemorrhagic fever Ebola by comparing it to a cruise ship virus. The possible 2016 GOP hopeful also said that President Barack Obama is endangering the health and s
What could $30 million lost dollars mean to students in Pennsylvania? Maybe more teachers, more textbooks, better classrooms? Well, forget about it, because at least that much is in the pockets of corrupt charter school operators.
The waste and fraud in Pennsylvania charter schools is even worse than I thought. It was bad enough when Nicholas Trombetta created a nice pyramid to skim off millions in public education money to fund his own fun, but it seems he was more the rule than the exception.
The instances of fraud cited in the new report include cases where charter officials were indicted or pleaded guilty and instances uncovered in state audits.
Examples include Nicholas Trombetta, founder and former CEO of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School in Midland, who is awaiting federal trial in Pittsburgh on charges that he diverted $8 million in school funds for personal use.
The tally also includes $6.3 million that federal prosecutors allege Dorothy June Brown defrauded from the four Philadelphia-area charters she founded.read more
As MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell pointed out during his Rewrite segment this Wednesday night, Mitt Romney may still be completely tone deaf when it comes to what went wrong with his last presidential campaign and being caught making his remarks about the 47 percent that just want to live off of the government dole -- but that hasn't stopped him from dropping some strong hints that he's going to run once again.
And as O'Donnell noted, Romney's willingness to consider getting in says as much about the rest of the potential candidates as it does about him.
O'DONNELL: Romney's new defense for what you just heard him say there is to blame the questioner.