AP - Key proposals from the Republican presidential candidates might make for good campaign fodder. But independent analyses raise serious questions about those plans and their ability to cure the nation's ills in two vital areas, the economy and housing.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Key proposals from the Republican presidential candidates might make for good campaign fodder. But independent analyses raise serious questions about those plans and their ability to cure the nation's ills in two vital areas, the economy and housing....
Four states down, and just two remain. Key Republican officials in Virginia, Ohio, Florida, and Michigan are coming out against a RNC-backed scheme to rig the electoral vote in Democratic-leaning states in order to boost Republican presidential candidates. That leaves just Pennsylvania and Wisconsin as the remaining blue states with Republican statehouses actively considering the idea.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton insisted on Wednesday that the State Department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.
In probably her last appearance on Capitol Hill as America’s top diplomat, Clinton once again took full responsibility for the department’s missteps leading up to assault at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
I've often lamented the misguided political position of many free trade advocates in the House and Senate who are afraid to counter protectionist politics with a robust defense of trade liberalization, and instead use self-defeating mercantilism to deflect protectionist criticism.
Researchers believe that there will be a breakthrough in finding a cure for HIV “within months”. Danish scientists are expecting results that will show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible”.
Last week I blogged on the GOP presidential debate in New Hampshire and the candidate's responses to a basic question on the decline of US manufacturing jobs. Since then, several smart people have weighed in on the issue.