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The top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Education Committee said Wednesday they plan to have a reauthorization bill for No Child Left Behind to President Obama by late summer and that it would include broad changes, including possibly renaming the landmark education-reform legislation to "Every Child Counts."
Heavy snow and icy roads created hazardous conditions for President Barack Obama Wednesday as he returned to the White House after a trip to Wisconsin.
Whether it's "solar shingles" or smart grids, President Obama just can't imagine a world in which government isn't deciding how to spend your money. Despite Mr. Obama's best efforts Tuesday to dress up the classic tax-and-spend agenda as "investment" in the future, merely freezing the current budget maintains a course that only can end in fiscal ruin.
The Founders of our country thought that the impulse toward partisanship was a darker side of human nature that needed checks. They called it faction. They wrote about it, especially in the Federalist Papers, and warned of its insidious effect on government and society. They knew that good government resides in following the law, not implementing party or interest-group agendas on the public dime.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg recently gave a compassionate appeal against handgun magazines that hold 30 bullets or more, blatantly using the Arizona catastrophe as a platform for his protest. This is an incredible charade.
Top Pentagon officials are defending Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' proposed multibillion-dollar cuts in military spending amid competing congressional demands for both more reductions and sparing weapons programs.
Crushed when the Green Bay Packers defeated his beloved Chicago Bears to win the NFC championship, President Barack Obama predicted Wednesday that his team will even the score next year.
Rep. Michele Bachmann, founder of the Tea Party caucus in the new Congress, gave more than a response to President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night. She gave us a look at the new political woman in Washington.
The Obama administration on Wednesday voiced its support for the Egyptian people's rights to freedom of expression and assembly, as a second day of protests in Cairo saw police using tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators.