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The Better Option

January 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — It’s easy to “fire” a business that rips you off. Just go to a different one. It’s a lot easier to patronize another business than to get government to fix the problem. more »»

In presidential politics, does grammar really matter?

January 17, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Outside of a grade-school classroom, there may be no one paying as much attention to matters of grammar than those trying to predict who is going to run for presiden. more »»

Almanac

January 17, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2015. There are 348 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Jan. more »»

You can’t delegate responsibility

January 16, 2015 WASHINGTON — Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., is that refreshing, if too rare, Washington type: a workhorse rather than a show hors. more »»

Almanac

January 16, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Friday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2015. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 1865, Union Maj. Gen. William . more »»

Starting out in debt

January 15, 2015 FLINT — Half the students in America think they owe less in college loans than they really do, according to a new study. Less than a third can even guess within a few thousand dollars. more »»

Is Paris burning?

January 15, 2015 WASHINGTON — The late Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times, Paul Conrad, frequently used religious symbols to illustrate his point of view. more »»

Almanac

January 15, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2015. There are 350 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. more »»

Your Lawmakers

January 15, 2015 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Iron Mountain 500. more »»

New Year’s Irresolution

January 14, 2015 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s absence from the great gathering in Paris of national leaders from other countries, to show their solidarity with France in its opposition to Islamic terrorists... more »»

Ryan out, Romney moves closer to ‘16 campaign

January 14, 2015 ATLANTA (AP) — The GOP’s crowded 2016 presidential field has shifted sharply, with Paul Ryan, the party’s last vice presidential nominee, bowing out, two-time presidential hopeful Mitt Romney... more »»

Almanac

January 14, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2015. There are 351 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. more »»

Trans-Pacific Partnership is pending disaster

January 13, 2015 BERKELEY — Republicans, who now run Congress, say they want to cooperate with President Obama and point to the administration’s Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, as the model. more »»

Bill Clinton and the company he keeps

January 13, 2015 WASHINGTON — It is from an Aesop fable we get the phrase, “A man is known by the company he keeps. more »»

Almanac

January 13, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Tuesday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2015. There are 352 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. more »»

It’s a matter of trust

January 10, 2015 WASHINGTON — Trust — society depends on it. For most of history, our ancestors lived in clans with other family members, or in small villages. Everyone pretty much knew who was trustworthy. more »»

Almanac

January 10, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2015. There are 355 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. more »»

Your Lawmakers

January 10, 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 Genuine Heavyweight

January 9, 2015 WASHINGTON — There is a shorthand people around politics use when measuring potential presidents: Is this candidate really a “heavyweight” — meaning an individual of seriousness, intelligence and... more »»

Almanac

January 9, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Friday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2015. There are 356 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Ja. more »»

 
 
 

 

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