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US economy posts even stronger growth in Q3

US economy posts even stronger growth in Q3

In this Nov. 11, 2014 photo, 2015 Ford F-150s move along the production line at the Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Mich. The Commerce Department releases third-quarter gross domestic product on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

November 25, 2014 1:15 pmLoading…
Tighter standards on reverse mortgages

Tighter standards on reverse mortgages

The changes scheduled to take effect in less than four months.

November 21, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax

Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax

Increases sales tax on certain foods by 2 percent.

November 21, 2014 1:23 pmLoading…
No: Harry Reid’s tax-raising ploy is a political bamboozle

No: Harry Reid’s tax-raising ploy is a political bamboozle

Lifting Internet sales tax moratorium is recipe for more intrusive state governments.

November 16, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Yes: It's only fair; states won't create more taxes

Yes: It's only fair; states won't create more taxes

Revenue loss places increasing pressure on states to raise other taxes.

November 16, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Don't turn Internet access into public utility

Don't turn Internet access into public utility

We must recognize that our constitutional rights are digital rights, too.

November 14, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Income inequality has nation seeing red, feeling blue

Income inequality has nation seeing red, feeling blue

The Democrats' catastrophe makes clear the need for a new agenda.

November 13, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…
Krauthammer: Unpacking the Gruber confession

Krauthammer: Unpacking the Gruber confession

Behind Obama's smooth reassurances is the arrogance of academic liberalism.

November 13, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Norquist touts Missouri tax cut; schools concerned

Business-backed bill will punch a $4.8 billion hole in the budget, says Gov. Jay Nixon.

April 28, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…
Missouri Medicaid may restore adult dental care

Missouri Medicaid may restore adult dental care

JEFFERSON CITY •  Hundreds of thousands of low-income adults appear likely to regain dental coverage through Missouri's Medicaid program, nearly a decade after the benefits were eliminated in a cost-cutting move.

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Big issues remain as Legislature enters final day  *

Big issues remain as Legislature enters final day *

Members of the House of Representatives work toward adjournment while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol on May 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Amnesty for illegal immigrants will cost America

Special to The Washington Post.

May 06, 2013 7:24 pmLoading…

Heritage study sets off immigration bill squabble

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate immigration bill would cost the government a net $6.3 trillion over the next 50 years to provide benefits for millions of people now living in the U.S. illegally, the Heritage Foundation said in a report Monday, setting off a fierce dispute with fellow c…

May 06, 2013 1:41 pmLoading…
FAA to close 149 air traffic towers under cuts

FAA to close 149 air traffic towers under cuts

In this Dec. 9, 2009 photo, an Air Choice One flight taxis past the control tower after landing at the Decatur Airport in Decatur, Ill. Under orders to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget, the Federal Aviation Administration released a final list Friday, March 22, 2013, of 1…

March 22, 2013 6:48 pmLoading…
Bernanke signals continued support for low rates

Bernanke signals continued support for low rates

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke pauses before testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, before the Senate Banking Committee hearing to deliver the central bank's Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Gov't downsizes amid GOP demands for more cuts

Gov't downsizes amid GOP demands for more cuts

In this Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester, as he stands with emergency responders, a group of workers the White House says could be affected if state and local governments lose federal money as a result of budget cuts in the South Court Auditorium i…

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Defense nominee Hagel lays out stand on Iran

Defense nominee Hagel lays out stand on Iran

President Barack Obama listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, where he announced that he is nominating Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, John Brennan, center, as the new CIA director; and former Nebraska Sen…

January 09, 2013 3:26 pmLoading…
White House threatens veto of GOP budget plan

White House threatens veto of GOP budget plan

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada speaks to reporters following the Democratic policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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GOP 'fiscal cliff' plan echoes failed budget talks

GOP 'fiscal cliff' plan echoes failed budget talks

FILE - This Nov. 29, 2012 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans negotiating with President Barack Obama on avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff are proposing to increase the eligibility age for Medicare and t…

December 03, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

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