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Who pays when Obama travels to criticize Republicans?

Who pays when Obama travels to criticize Republicans?

January 19, 2016


Filed under Business

By Anita Kumar and Lesley Clark McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama travels on official business this election year — even if he delivers an overtly partisan speech bashing Republicans — the costs will largely be paid for by the taxpayers. The Democratic Par...

Republican Party Will Test Christian Voters’ Clout

January 13, 2015


Filed under National

By David Lightman McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — The Christian right launched a host of Republican stars, from Pat Robertson’s surprising bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 1988 to Mike Huckabee’s in 2008 and Rick Santorum’s in 2012. None ever managed to win the n...

Did You Vote? You Should Have!

Did You Vote?  You Should Have!

Joe Lose

November 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, Columns, Top Stories

Tuesday, November 4th has now come and gone.  With it, a new-look US Senate and House.  That's right.  Tuesday was election day.  A big election at that.  Unfortunately, a lot of people only knew about the election because of all the campaign commercials and didn't even bother to vote. Voting...

Republicans Appear In Position To Take Senate Control

September 2, 2014


Filed under National

By David Lightman McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — Voters hate Washington, and they’ll get their chance to shake things up in November’s midterm elections. The big question is whether the Republicans can win control of the Senate while holding the House of Representatives, which wo...

Washington State Gets Leading Role In Clash Over Minimum Wage

Washington State Gets Leading Role In Clash Over Minimum Wage

February 22, 2014


Filed under National

By Rob Hotakainen McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — A bidding war of sorts has broken out in Washington state, where politicians are scrambling to raise the state’s minimum wage of $9.32, already the highest in the nation. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, who went to the White H...

With Voters Still Skeptical, Dozens Of Democrats Inch Away From Obamacare

With Voters Still Skeptical, Dozens Of Democrats Inch Away From Obamacare

February 20, 2014


Filed under National

By Anita Kumar McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Mark Kentley is the kind of voter who will help decide the short-term political verdict on the new health care law known as Obamacare. A 27-year-old who studies business administration while working at the College of t...

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