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  • Player of the Week: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is hoping 2014 will be a lot better than 2013.

     
  • Player of the Week: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been trying to iron out a budget deal with his counterpart in the upper chamber, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).

  • Player of the Week: Immigration activists

    Proponents of the Senate-passed immigration reform bill are attempting to put pressure on House Republican leaders to act.

    But it is not clear that the House will pass any immigration or border-security measures this Congress.

    Fast for Families, a...

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Letters

  • Information sharing can save lives

    “Texas officials silent on what went wrong with Ebola patient” (Oct. 6) highlights the need in our nation’s hospitals for comprehensive health-data-system implementation.

    Our No. 1 ally in infection containment and treatment isn’t technology, it’s simple, secure information sharing. But...

  • Capito caters to coal

    Someone needs to remind Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) that that the biggest blow to the mining industry occurred before President Obama was born ("West Virginia candidates feud over coal, economy in debate," Oct. 7). In 1951, the leaders of the United Mine Workers of America and the...

  • Ban federal fracking

    The request from Senate Democrats to the Office of Budget and Management (OMB) for the "strongest possible" fracking regulations (“Senate Dems call for ‘strongest possible’ fracking regs,” Sept. 20) is indeed disappointing. Public disclosure of chemicals, many of which are carcinogenic or toxic...

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Op-Ed

  • House in need of real reforms

    After nearly 20 years in Congress, during which I have had the privilege of chairing two standing full committees and the Committee on Rules’ Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House, as well as serving on the Republican Steering Committee, I believe the House of Representatives as a...

  • Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde and the DOT

    It is not often that new regulations proposed by the Department of Transportation (DOT) make headlines across the nation, and even less often that those proposals garner both vocal backlash and praise from industry stakeholders and consumers alike. 

     

     

  • An “invisible” Iran in the Western hemisphere: America’s strategic blind spot

    Iran is one of the world’s leading sponsors of terrorism and has directly enabled groups like Hezbollah and Al Qaeda to flourish.