Corporate Boons in Republican Health Care Bill Draw Fire

House Democrats took aim Wednesday at a provision of the plan by Republicans to replace the federal health care law, saying Trumpcare will sweeten the pot for insurance companies at a cost to the federal government of $400 million over 10 years. Rep. Richard Neal,...

Eternal Struggle

A few weeks ago, I said in this space that despite the enormous difference in time and region, our war in the Middle East is starting to feel like the war in Vietnam. On the Courthouse News web page last week there was a question and answer piece with a Middle East...

Defeating Terror After 15 Years, When It’s Only Getting Worse

Aside from GOP criticism of President Obama’s strategy to defeat the Islamic State, Capitol Hill has been otherwise quiet on the use of force to defeat the group.¬†Some lawmakers have called for increased military engagement, but with little public debate about...