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WASHINGTON -- President Obama won re-election in part by beating up on his opponent for receiving big corporate payouts in exchange for dubious work and for socking away money in tax havens such as the Cayman Islands. So it's a bit, well, rich that...
Tags: Orrin Hatch, White House, Elections, Chuck Grassley, Politics
Washington, D.C. - Senators Max Baucus (D-Mont.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) introduced legislation recently to extend agriculture disaster assistance programs that expired at the end of the 2011 Fiscal Year and were not part of the...
Call Washington BureauPennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s solution for dealing with the nation’s recurring debt ceiling debate is to prioritize what the federal government would pay first if Congress ever can’t agree to extend the limit. The U.S. Senate...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic appeal, wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords urged Congress on Wednesday to enact tougher curbs on guns, saying, "too many children are dying" without them. "The time is now. You must act. Be bold, be courageous,...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Pipeline spills caused by flooding and riverbed erosion dumped 2.4 million gallons of crude oil and other hazardous liquids into U.S. waterways over the past two decades, according to a new report from federal regulators....
Cal ThomasOne definition of "imperial" on dictionary.com is, "of the nature or rank of an emperor or supreme ruler." At his news conference Monday, a petulant, threatening and confrontational President Obama spoke like an emperor or supreme ruler. All that was...
VarietyHollywood can be a lightning rod when it comes to the not-so-sexy topic of tax policy, which is why it's so significant that an arcane-sounding IRS provision was renewed as part of the otherwise high powered brinkmanship of the fiscal cliff deal. Most...
Tags: Finance, Mitch McConnell, Joe Biden, Tax Credits, Movies
"Even victors are by victories undone." — John Dryden WASHINGTON — Democrats not allergic to arithmetic must know the cost of their "fiscal cliff" victory. When they flinched from allowing all of George W. Bush’s tax rates,...
Here's the essence of the deal that the White House and Congress reached to pull America back from the fiscal cliff: Say your family has horrendous financial problems — you're deep in debt, just paying the interest is killing you, but you keep...
Tags: Finance, Bankruptcy, Personal Income, White House, Elections
BILLINGS, Mont. - Federal investigators say Exxon Mobil Corp.'s delayed response to a pipeline break beneath Montana's Yellowstone River made the spill far worse than it otherwise would have been. Department of Transportation investigators say the...
BILLINGS, Mont. - In a letter sent on Oct. 31 to Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, R-CALF USA wrote that it strongly supports the bipartisan congressional requests for an investigation into the sheep procurement...
Tags: Jon Tester, John Hoeven, Lamb, John Barrasso, Kent Conrad
WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) spearheaded a letter signed by a bipartisan group of Senators to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The Senators' letter requests that the Grain, Inspection and Packers and Stockyards Administration...
Tags: Jon Tester, John Hoeven, John Barrasso, Kent Conrad, John Thune
Feb 18, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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