Congress

Reader Input: Foreign policy stumble harms image

Sen. Tom Cotton, the Harvard graduate and combat veteran, seems to have a case of “Too Much College, Too Little High School.” You have to be kidding me. Where is high ...

Reader Input: Boehner lacks self-respect

Quite frankly, John Boehner’s group strikes again. The right-wing demigods in their elementary school of rational thought, takes the “low road” by holding our n ...

Reader Input: Steps taken in Alzheimer’s war

Recently, Congress has incorporated the Alzheimer's Accountability Act (S. 2192/H.R. 4351) into legislation, a bill supported by Congressman (Tom) McClintock, and a significant ...

Reader Input: Boehner’s act an abomination

The dishonorable (Speaker of the United States House of Representatives) John Boehner strikes again. Whether you like it or not, Boehner’s foray into diplomacy by inviting ...

Another View: It’s time to start hiring our heroes

In November, the American people sent a message that was heard loud and clear: The status quo in Washington is not working. Our country cannot afford another two years of lofty rhe ...

Reader Input: Obama succeeds, despite Congress

Repeatedly, Nobel Laureate (economics) Paul Krugman has praised President Barack Obama and his administration for its actions in the face of blind opposition, which started in a Wa ...

Reader Input: Voters clear: Change needed

Ron Lowe questions why 60-70 percent of Americans who are unhappy with the direction the country is headed, voted to put the Republicans in charge of Congress (Reader Input, Nov. 2 ...

Reader Input: Why’d we give control to GOP?

Polls have shown for the last few years that 60-70 percent of Americans are unhappy with the direction the country is headed. That being the case, why on earth did American voter ...

Reader Input: Does anyone have a memory?

Columns and editorials said voters voted the way they did because they were discontented with Obama. What? Are voters discontented with President Obama because he got them throug ...

McClintock ahead in 4th District Congress election

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock was on his way Tuesday to a decisive victory over fellow Republican Art Moore, early results indicated. Moore, an upstart candidate with a military and bu ...