1 hr ago | KXL-AM Portland
ObamaCare has been a train wreck since the start. Americans are finally starting to realize that, and the Obama Administration is hell bent on trying to figure out how to talk Americans into loving it.
6 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
America needs to invest more in the humanities and social sciences in order to preserve its cultural identity and economic competitiveness, according to a new report on the role those subjects play in shaping the national character The report issued Wednesday by American Academy of Social Sciences, entitled “The Heart of the Matter,” ... (more)
7 hrs ago | Business Journal
In May, a contingent of the Tennessee congressional delegation, including Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander and Reps.
11 hrs ago | Daily Kos
There's a new poster child for Congress's dungeon-level approval ratings . Ladies and gentlemen: Sen. Lamar Alexander on the filibuster and Harry Reid's statements that continued Republican obstruction has broken the deal made in January : Regardless of what's happened in the past several months, Alexander said Tuesday that the bottom line is that ... (more)
17 hrs ago | Chronicle.com
A new report commissioned by a bipartisan quartet of lawmakers seeks to bolster the sagging fortunes of the humanities and social sciences, arguing that those disciplines are central to the nation's civic, cultural, economic, and diplomatic future.
States can ask for another year before being required to use student test results to decide whether to keep or fire teachers, Education Secretary Arne Duncan told school chiefs on Tuesday.
Battle lines on legislation to regulate drug compounders became clearer Tuesday as a new group lobbying on the issue announced its formation.
Sen. Harry Reid has long been warning Republicans he has the power to get his agenda around their "nay" votes by curtailing the procedural filibuster.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by members of the GOP leadership, meet with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, following a Republican strategy session.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday starkly warned Majority Leader Harry Reid not to eliminate the filibuster on presidential nominations, warning that he'll end the 60-vote threshold for everything, including bills, if becomes the majority leader.
Republicans Monday were handed new ammunition in their battle to block Justice Department official Thomas Perez 's confirmation as U.S. labor secretary: The Supreme Court decided to review a case that's similar to the one the GOP has criticized Mr. Perez for helping get removed from the high court's docket last year.
Sergio Marchionne, Fiat chief executive officer and Chrysler Group LLC chairman and CEO, talks to a host of media and state officials Sunday at the Magneti Marreli automotive lighting facility.
Superintendent Rick Smith announced that the following individuals have accepted principal positions for the 2013-14 school year.
More than a dozen people gathered in Krutch Park Monday to show their support for immigration reforms that don't involve mass deportation and detention.
Sen. Lamar Alexander spoke for the Republican Party over the weekend, delivering the GOP's weekly address on a proposal to change the formula for calculating loans for college students.
House Education and the Workforce Committee chairman John Kline and Representative Todd Rokita have introduced the Student Success Act -a proposal to rewrite No Child Left Behind .