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The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office has just issued a report on the Obama Health Care program. In their analysis 65 percent of small businesses will see a cost increase. In total 96 percent of the people will see a premium increase. Where is the $2,500 cost savings President Obama promise...

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 5:47pm

Years ago it was a milestone for young people to graduate from high school. It was an end goal for those who wanted to go directly to the world of work.

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 5:46pm

After much criticism from conservative quarters, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided, at least for now, to withdraw plans for its proposed study of how media organizations gather and report news.

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 5:30pm

WASHINGTON - It has the makings of a royal mess for "King Barack.

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 5:32pm

WASHINGTON - Arthur Brooks, head of the American Enterprise Institute, had the unorthodox idea to invite the Dalai Lama to exchange views on capitalism with a panel of scholars at the conservative think tank last week.

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 6:17pm

What is rapidly becoming a cavalcade of federal judges has been unable to find any legal, constitutional, rational or moral basis for upholding state bans on same-sex marriage.

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 8:52pm

WASHINGTON - The legal fight against National Security Agency surveillance is shaping up to be a titanic clash, with pugilistic litigants trading charges and countercharges of bad faith and misinformation.

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 5:07pm

As Ukraine tinkers on the brink of collapsing into chaos, we want to draw interested readers' attention to a series of social media interactions that we are following here at The Monkey Cage. The full list of posts can be found at www.washingtonpost.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 6:29pm

In my role as president of Education Minnesota Brainerd, I have the opportunity to visit every school in our school district and talk with both students and teachers on a regular basis.

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:43pm

OK, winter. That'll do. It's been real. It's been lovely. It has been more than enough. But do you not take a hint? I'm serious now. Hit the road. Or, rather, get off the road so I can drive again. Here are your things. Here is your salt.

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:55am