After two years of the Obama agenda and ever-waning Obamania, looming midterm election losses are crushing Democrats' hopes of keeping their party's control of Congress, numerous governorships and statehouses.
The Obama administration seems determined to bring academia under the government's heavy hand. You'd think President Obama would leave it alone, because most college professors probably voted for him. But wait. The real aim seems to be to politicize the academy even more.
It is entirely accurate to describe the expiration of the tax cuts as a "Republican tax increase"("Hoyer decries 'GOP tax increase,'" Page A3, Wednesday) - because Republicans wrote the expiration into the law.
The Senate will consider a food safety bill after the November elections that would give the Food and Drug Administration more power to prevent foodborne illness.
The nation's economic growth tailed off sharply in the spring and probably isn't faring any better now.
Congress must rethink the entire way it spends money, including getting rid of massive multiagency spending bills and forcing lawmakers to cut a program any time they want to start a new one, House Minority Leader John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, said Thursday.
The Food and Drug Administration should have acted sooner to halt a secret recall by Johnson & Johnson in which the company last year bought up defective packets of Motrin from stores across the country, a top official from the agency told members of Congress.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, a man with his own immigration story, told Congress Thursday that securing the U.S. borders must be matched with efforts to ensure that employers can't hire people who are here illegally.
Legislation to turn down the volume on those loud TV commercials that send couch potatoes diving for their remote controls looks like it'll soon become law.