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
Eight things to know about Jeb Bush's record - Yahoo! News Two schools of thought on Jeb Bush’s plunge - Washington Post 12/18/2014 - 2:56 pm | View Link
Sargent: Morning Plum: Ted Cruz’s call to arms carries long-term ... - Washington Post 2016 race . Key points: Mitt Romney now looks ... Some 2.5 million people have now selected plans ... states on the federal exchange, which ... 12/17/2014 - 3:16 pm | View Link
Morning Plum: Ted Cruz’s call to arms carries long-term risks for ... - Washington Post 2016 race . Key points: Mitt Romney now looks ... Some 2.5 million people have now selected plans ... states on the federal exchange, which ... 12/17/2014 - 10:51 am | View Link
Jeb Bush's decision to explore 2016 bid scrambles GOP field - TwinCities.com Rand Paul: Jeb Bush’s Common Core support would be ‘big ... - Washington Post 12/16/2014 - 10:29 am | View Link
Report: VA misled Congress and media - Click2Houston.com ... new surgeon general 'Ready for Romney' group ... The report raises questions about how many ... more than 90 days dropped from 2 million to ... 12/15/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Link
Eight things to know about Jeb Bush's record Jeb Bush, governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007, is actively exploring a run for president. As a member of the Bush political dynasty, Jeb already has a famous name. But what did he do as governor, and what has he done since? 12/18/2014 - 2:34 pm | View Link
Sargent: Morning Plum: Ted Cruz’s call to arms carries long-term risks for GOP A new poll shows Latinos overwhelmingly approve of Obama's action on deportations. 12/17/2014 - 9:20 am | View Link
Jeb Bush's financial activity raises doubts about presidential run Jeb Bush has taken financial steps recently that private equity experts consider unusual for someone who's considering a run for president, according to an in-depth report published by Bloomberg Businessweek on Thursday. 12/11/2014 - 8:53 am | View Link
New estimates of the effects of the minimum wage A large literature has examined the effects on employment of raising the minimum wage, with different researchers arriving at conflicting conclusions. The core reason that economists can’t answer questions like this better is that we usually can’t run controlled experiments. There is always some reason that the legislators chose to raise the minimum wage, often […] 12/7/2014 - 10:19 am | View Link
Morning briefing: Soglin contemplates moratorium on bars, restaurants along State Street Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 12/3/2014 - 10:41 am | View Link
Exclusive: Tagg Romney raises $525 million for new private equity fund Solamere Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm that Mitt Romney joined upon losing the 2012 presidential race, has raised $525 million for its second fund, Fortune has learned. This total does not include commitments from Solamere’s general ... 10/27/2014 - 7:23 pm | 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
Obama Campaign Out-Raises Romney Camp in August: $114 Million vs. $111 Million BOSTON (AP) — President Barack Obama squeaked out a fundraising victory over Mitt Romney in August as the candidates gear up for the final stretch of their closely contested campaign. Obama raised more than $114 million in August, while Romney brought in ... 09/10/2012 - 1:10 am | View Link
Obama raises $75 million in July, outpaced by Romney (CNN) – President Barack Obama's re-election effort raised $75 million last month, his campaign announced Monday on Twitter. The July haul falls far behind Republican rival Mitt Romney's fund-raising team, which raked in more than $101 million–the ... 08/7/2012 - 6:59 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. 12/19/2014 - 9:52 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 ... 12/19/2014 - 5:34 pm | 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 ... 12/18/2014 - 2:01 pm | View Website
Mitt Romney's Maids' Salary Raises Questions Mitt Romney's Maids' Salary Raises Questions. WASHINGTON -- For a woman with three houses and sixteen grandkids, Ann Romney doesn't have very much help around the ... 12/17/2014 - 12:22 pm | View Website
Exclusive: Tagg Romney raises $525 million for new private ... Solamere Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm that Mitt Romney joined upon losing the 2012 presidential race, has raised $525 million for its second fund ... 10/27/2014 - 9:43 am | View Website
A San Francisco County Sheriff’s Deputy has been charged with multiple felonies after assaulting a patient in a hospital waiting room and then lying about it in his report, KRON reports. 33-year old deputy Michael R. Lewelling, was arrested and charged with four felonies — perjury, filing a fa
Authorities say three people were killed in a rollover crash in northern San Diego County while they were on their way to a funeral service in Mexico.
City News Service reports that 25-year-old driver Jerson Duron, his 22-year old wife Edith Duron and 21-year-old Ivette Garcia were killed when the tire tread separated from a wheel on their Ford Expedition on Friday, causing the SUV to spin out of control and roll onto the northbound lanes of Interstate 15.
California Highway Patrol officer Jim Bettencourt says three others, including the couple's 2-year-old daughter, suffered minor injuries in the crash.
Bettencourt says the group was traveling to Mexico to attend a memorial service for the father of one of the crash's survivors.
The White House on Saturday said it was “pleased” that Sony is looking at ways to distribute the movie “The Interview,” after company executives cancelled cinema showings in the wake of a massive and damaging cyberattack.