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May 14, 2017 4:00 AM

No: Millions will lose health coverage 2

The Affordable Care Act -- also called Obamacare or the ACA -- extended health insurance to 20 million people while closing loopholes in existing insurance for everyone. The GOP proposal to replace it would take health insurance away from 24 million people and reopen those loopholes.

By Cindy Pearson Tribune News Service (tns)
Leadership Portage always impresses
May 14, 2017 4:00 AM

Leadership Portage always impresses

Looking for a way to learn more about Portage County and its communities and institutions plus an easy way to meet interesting new people? Leadership Portage County may be just what you need.

May 14, 2017 4:00 AM

Yes: Trumpcare a sure bet over Obamacare

Even after narrow passage of the American Health Care Act in the House this month, we don't fully know what Trumpcare will become.

By Tom Miller Tribune News Service
May 14, 2017 4:00 AM

Of course yougot rid of Comey

You know you did nothing wrong. You always know. Did Roger or Carter talk to the Russians about Hillary's emails? How would you know? Roger loves all that dirty-tricks stuff. You weren't around those guys every minute of every day, and they weren't telling you every single thing they did.

By Ramesh Ponnuru Bloomberg View (tns)
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May 14, 2017 4:00 AM

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May 14, 2017 4:00 AM

It's time for independent Russia investigation 1

President Donald Trump's abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey is more than merely troubling. It's destabilizing.

The Dallas Morning News (tns)
Bold predictions for Mother's Day 2037
May 14, 2017 4:00 AM

Bold predictions for Mother's Day 2037

Whether it's a matter of hardwired instincts or dutifully handed-down rituals, we can all nod our heads and acknowledge that there are certain statements or behaviors that are typical of almost all mothers.

Danny Tyree
May 12, 2017 4:00 AM

Plase help 'Stamp Out Hunger' Saturday

On Saturday, the largest single-day food collection in our community will occur with the annual Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Each year, on the second Saturday of May, U.S.

May 12, 2017 4:00 AM

Bill harms environment

Straight out of the "If Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It" playbook of unnecessary tinkering the U.S.

The Associated Press
May 12, 2017 4:00 AM

GOP could alleviate Comey disaster 1

WASHINGTON -- Mitch McConnell is no Howard Baker.

Dana Milbank
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May 12, 2017 4:00 AM

A solution to partisan gerrymandering

Of all the problems in our democracy, near the top of the list is partisan gerrymandering.

By Sam Wang And Brian Remlinger Los Angeles Times (tns)
May 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Counties seeking a reliable federal partner

The ink is barely dry on an agreement to keep the federal government open, and the talk of Washington is already about another shutdown at the end of the fiscal year in September.

By Bryan Desloge Tribune News Service (tns)
May 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Ohio budget revisions positive

It's far from perfect, but the latest version of the state's biennium budget presents a more level-headed approach than the one Gov. John Kasich offered. Still, the Ohio House budget, a $63.

May 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Trump's firing of Comey a hatchet job 2

President Donald Trump took office with half of Americans expecting greatness and the other half gravely suspicious of the presidency that would unfold. Generously feeding that suspicion: an FBI investigation of Trump's moot presidential campaign.

Chicago Tribune (tns)
May 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Trump, like Nixon, will fail as president 2

WASHINGTON -- This will not stand.

Dana Milbank
May 10, 2017 4:00 AM

Move US elections to weekends 1

If the French election that installed Emmanuel Macron as president caught you by surprise, it could be because France cast its votes on Sunday. That's right.

Star Tribune (minneapolis) (tns)
May 10, 2017 4:00 AM

Understanding tax reform, debt and the economy

Last month the White House released guidance on how it would like to reform the federal tax code, and since then reviews have been predictably mixed. Often these evaluations have fallen squarely along party lines, which can make it difficult to form an objective opinion.

By Dan White The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 10, 2017 4:00 AM

Drug imports threaten everyone

Over the past five years, teams representing the Department of Justice and the Food and Drug Administration Office of Criminal Investigations have prosecuted multiple cases against unlicensed wholesalers selling large quantities of non-FDA-approved medications to U.S. doctors.

By Louis J. Freeh The Philadelphia Inquirer
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May 9, 2017 4:00 AM

Health plan turns cold shoulder to sick 1

Thirty-five years ago this week, my father passed away at the age of 43. Fifty years ago this week, my baby brother was born. He never saw his 43rd birthday, dying unexpectedly at 30.

By Christine Flowers Philadelphia Daily News (tns)
May 9, 2017 4:00 AM

Keep religion and politics separate 1

The founders understood the importance of free speech, a free press and the right to practice any religion. It was so important, it is listed first in the Bill of Rights.

The Record (hackensack, N.j.) (tns)