Create more residencies
It's hard to believe, given high demand for physicians, that 15 years ago the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association complained to Congress that there were too many doctors.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Daley joins what could be a crowded field to challenge incumbent Democrat
William Daley , the son of one long-time Chicago mayor and the younger brother of another, is forming an exploratory committee as he lays the groundwork for a 2014 challenge to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn .
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Schock calls NSA leak 'treason'
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock had harsh words for the man who blew the whistle on phone-record spying on behalf of the National Security Administration.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Lawmakers rebut Obama's data defense
President Barack Obama's chief defense of his administration's wide-ranging data-gathering programs Friday: Congress authorized them, with "every member" well aware of the details.
WXOW-TV La Crosse
Rep. Ron Kind introduces new initiative aimed at keeping kids "FIT"
WASHINGTON, DC U.S. Representative Ron Kind of Wisconsin's Third District and U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, a Republican of Illinois recently introduced the Fitness Integrated with Teaching Kids Act and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Act.
Crooks and Liars
Hypocritical Republicans Have An Obamacare Problem
Senator John Cornyn would have you believe he would repeal Obamacare in an instant to keep the size of government 'small'.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Obamacare's GOP Fans
It's the height of hypocrisy: They call for repeal of the law but plead for its dollars on behalf of constituents.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Froman causes stir with Cayman investments - Schock, Rubio seek...
FROMAN CAUSES STIR WITH CAYMAN ISLAND INVESTMENTS . Michael Froman, the president's nominee to lead the U.S. trade office, holds nearly $500,000 in offshore holdings in the Cayman Islands, according to financial disclosure documents - a revelation that caused Republican senators to quickly criticize the Obama administration.
Schock and Rubio introduce effort to deal with higher ed's high costs
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Tue Jun 04, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Anti-gay marriage group tells Congress that IRS leaked confidential tax information
From left, Jenny Beth Martin, cofounder of the Tea Party Patriots, Jo Anne Livingston, and Darcy Crisp, all of Atlanta, applaud after House Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill.
Harold to declare election plans
Although all signs are pointing to Urbana native Erika Harold challenging U.S. Rep.
Fri May 31, 2013
International Business Times
China Inc's Smithfield bid expected to pass Washington test
Shuanghui International Holdings' agreement to buy Smithfield would be the largest ever acquisition of a U.S. company by a Chinese one.
Thu May 30, 2013
Commentary: Deeper into the Church-State inferno goes the IRS
Terry Mattingly IRS Commissioner Steven Miller was already having a rough day at the House Ways and Means Committee when one particularly hot question shoved him into the lower depths of a church-state inferno.
Privacy Conflicts With Fact Finding in IRS Probe
It's not just an IRS official pleading the Fifth Amendment that's slowing efforts to uncover the facts behind the Internal Revenue Service scandal.
Wed May 29, 2013
PA-Gov: Allyson Schwartz (D) Talks About The Training Tomorrow's Doctors Today Act
I wanted to make sure you caught this weekend's segment on NBC Nightly News highlighting my efforts to reverse a crisis in waiting - the shortage of doctors available to meet our nation's health needs.
Tue May 28, 2013
House bill would force HHS to prescribe exercise guidelines 'for all Americans'
Two House members have proposed a bipartisan bill that would require the Department of Health and Human Services to prescribe exercise guidelines for Americans.
Sun May 26, 2013
Whittier Daily News
RedBlue America: Is government too big and unaccountable?
Congress last week delved deeper into claims that the Internal Revenue Service improperly targeted conservative and religious nonprofit groups for extraordinary scrutiny in 2009 and 2010, and kept mum about it until after the 2012 election.
Sat May 25, 2013
Is Tom Cross Considering a Run at Illinois Attorney General?
State Rep. and House Minority Leader Tom Cross of Oswego may be considering a run for Illinois Attorney General.
Fri May 24, 2013
Knoxville News Sentinel
Terry Mattingly: Religious-liberty wars wage on
Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller was already having a rough day at the House Ways and Means Committee when one particularly hot question shoved him into the lower depths of a church-state inferno.
DAN RUTHERFORD, 9-5: There's been good news and bad news for Rutherford recently.