Government

01/30/2015 - 12:23am

    With the Republicans now totally in charge of Congress, they have the chance to make good on their promise that things are going to change on Capitol Hill. But their opening moves suggest more of the same old same old.

    The new House's first...

01/29/2015 - 11:04pm

Vision vs. blindness on health coverage

 

    When he noticed weird stuff floating in his right eye, he didn't blink. He called an eye doctor.

    The next day...

01/29/2015 - 11:02pm

    Even President Barack Obama's most fervent opponents must acknowledge that he's getting quite good at putting them on the defensive. Facing a Republican Congress and with only two years remaining in his presidency, he seems to come up with a new...

01/29/2015 - 11:01pm

    We now know that 2014 was the hottest year in recorded history. We also know that President Obama can expect little help from Republicans in Congress -- some of them cynical, others clueless -- in facing the most daunting environmental challenge of our time...

01/29/2015 - 10:41pm

    He didn't mean to. Mitt Romney's tentative entry into the 2016 Republican presidential fray was intended to stop Jeb Bush in his tracks, freezing the drift toward Bush by the Republican establishment-donor-class-realist- pragmatists or whatever you...

01/29/2015 - 10:41pm

    Last week, several Republican senators, including John McCain, called on President Barack Obama to stop releasing detainees from the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Their argument was that after the terror attacks in Paris, the 122 prisoners still in...

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