| Mar 24, 2013
Would you turn down a job paying $227,000 if all you had to do was look at animal photos in the National Geographic magazine?
Of course not. And if you did, you'd be a certified moron.
There can't be much stress in staring at animal photos, even of...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Republican lawmakers said Sunday they welcome President Obama’s courtship and suggested the fresh engagement between the White House and Congress might help yield solutions to the stubborn budget battle that puts Americans’ jobs at risk....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama had a dinner date last week with a dozen of his worst enemies, thus proving that the governmental stalemate in Washington, D.C., is driving him to unusual acts of political creativity -- or desperation.
The president personally...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:36 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers said Sunday they welcome President Barack Obama's courtship and suggested the fresh engagement between the White House and Congress might help yield solutions to the stubborn budget battle that puts Americans'...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:02 PM
After several bitterly partisan battles on fiscal issues, bipartisanship seems to be breaking out on Capitol Hill in two other controversial areas: immigration reform and gun control.
While it’s too early to know if it will produce significant...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Working on a new farm bill, the Senate recently defeated an amendment to change the sugar program but limited the crop insurance premium subsidies for high-income farmers before putting off further action on the bill until after a Memorial...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:26 AM
UPDATED: This weekend on the Sunday morning talk circuit:
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will be a guest on CBS'"Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Discussing the national government's response to disasters will be Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week.
| Dec 10, 2012
| 10:34 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pressing for public support Monday to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans, a day after he and House Speaker John Boehner met one-on-one for the first time to discuss ways to avert the "fiscal cliff."...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Having spent nine years in Oklahoma, I found much about that state’s people to respect and admire—particularly their faith and their resiliency, which are intertwined in ways not understood by those who have never lived in the Bible Belt. They...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:55 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate rejected an effort Wednesday to expand the use of firearms on some of the nation's most frequently visited federal lands, handing gun control advocates a modest success.
The measure, backed by the National Rifle...