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Do poverty policies need surface adjustments or deep reform?

By Andrew Branch
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Poverty | President Barack Obama is promoting poverty policies that “trap people in poverty,” Wisconsin congressman (and last year’s Republican vice presidential…

Ohio terminates Planned Parenthood funding with pro-life budget

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | While Texas Gov. Rick Perry battles grid-locking filibusters and raucous mobs, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is presiding over the “most pro-life budget in…

Hyping the sequester: Head Start

Hyping the sequester: Head Start

By Andrew Branch
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Education | “To get a sense of just how foolish and shortsighted the $85 billion across-the-board sequester cuts are, you don’t have to look any further than Head

Obama budget cuts abstinence education funds

By Tiffany Owens
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Politics | In the budget he delivered yesterday to Capitol Hill, President Barack Obama axed funds for sexual risk avoidance (SRA) education, even though research shows…

Better late than never

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Budget | President Obama’s tardy budget is bloated with tax hikes and more government programs but does offer some entitlement reform

Dollars and Sense: Texas serves up wealth while politicians dole out candy and veggies

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | $X$W. I’ve spent most of this week at the South by Southwest Music, Film, and Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, and it’s plain to see what an…

Midday Roundup: No means no

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | The answer’s still no. After meeting with President Barack Obama and other congressional leaders for about an hour this morning, House Speaker John Boehner…

Doom, gloom, and … yawn

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | As President Obama issues dire warnings about Friday’s sequester, lawmakers say their constituents are mostly unfazed

Midday Roundup: Defending your right to be stupid

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Stupid is as stupid does. Secretary of State John Kerry, traveling overseas for the first time in his new role, declared himself a strong supporter of freedom…

Government gives back

By Thomas Hardesty
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Government | Indiana taxpayers look forward to rebates made possible by curtailed state spending

House approves Sandy aid for churches

By Leigh Jones
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Superstorm Sandy | Churches, synagogues, and mosques damaged during Superstorm Sandy will be allowed to file for federal disaster aid under a bill approved this afternoon by the…

No budget, no pay

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | The House agrees to increase the nation’s debt limit as the GOP unveils a strategy to resolve the country’s fiscal crisis

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