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Trans-Pacific trickle-down economics

May 12, 2015 BERKELEY — Have we learned nothing from more than 30 years of failed trickle-down economics? By now we should know that when big corporations, Wall Street and the wealthy get special goodies, the... more »»

Doubts on court’s fairness in health law case

May 12, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Many people in the United States doubt that the Supreme Court can rule fairly in the latest litigation jeopardizing President Barack Obama’s health care law. more »»

Almanac

May 12, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Tuesday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2015. There are 233 days left in the year. more »»

Patrician blacksmith for president?

May 11, 2015 WASHINGTON — America’s smallest state — one Nevada county is nearly eight times larger — has the longest name: In a 2010 referendum, voters kept the official title, State of Rhode Island and... more »»

How They Voted

May 11, 2015 Senate Bill 133, Adopt “Omnibus” budget: Passed 23 to 15 in the Senate The Senate version of the non-education portion of the state government budget for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1, 2015. more »»

Almanac

May 11, 2015 The Associated Press Today is Monday, May 11, the 131st day of 2015. There are 234 days left in the year. more »»

Hillary’s Armor

May 9, 2015 WASHINGTON — “This vast right-wing conspiracy,” Hillary Clinton said, “has been conspiring against my husband since the day he announced. more »»

Bush, Clinton taking different tracks on potential matchup

May 9, 2015 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — To judge them solely by their travels over the past month, you might think Jeb Bush has already plunged into the general election and Hillary Rodham Clinton has a serious... more »»

Almanac

May 9, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, May 9, the 129th day of 2015. There are 236 days left in the year. more »»

Voters prefer governors over senators

May 8, 2015 WASHINGTON — In the past 94 years, American voters have elected a total of two United States senators — John F. Kennedy in 1960 and Barack Obama — president. more »»

Republicans open to softer immigration policy

May 8, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. more »»

Almanac

May 8, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Friday, May 8, the 128th day of 2015. There are 237 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 8, 1945, President Harry . more »»

Your Lawmakers

May 8, 2015 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Iron Mountain 500 S. more »»

A mother to admire

May 7, 2015 FLINT — My new hero is the lady in yellow. She’s the one caught on a cell phone video smacking her teenage son upside the head for throwing rocks at police during the riot in Baltimore. more »»

Race, politics and lies

May 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — Among the many painful ironies in the current racial turmoil is that communities scattered across the country were disrupted by riots and looting because of the demonstrable lie that... more »»

Almanac

May 7, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, May 7, the 127th day of 2015. There are 238 days left in the year. more »»

Signpost on the road to destruction

May 6, 2015 WASHINGTON — When future historians analyze the decline of America they need look no further than the trivialities increasingly occupying our time and concerns instead of substantive matters... more »»

Poverty edging into 2016 presidential race

May 6, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the... more »»

Almanac

May 6, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, May 6, the 126th day of 2015. There are 239 days left in the year. more »»

Why so many Americans feel powerless

May 5, 2015 BERKELEY — A security guard recently told me he didn’t know how much he’d be earning from week to week because his firm kept changing his schedule and his pay. “They just don’t care,” he said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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