Stories tagged: Think tanks
Tue., July 29, 2014, 4:06 a.m.
Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 10:19 a.m.
Sen. DeMint resigning to head conservative group
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, a tea party favorite known for bucking party leaders to back challenges to centrist veterans he didn’t view as conservative enough, …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 7:54 a.m.
US Sen. DeMint resigns to head conservative group
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, a favorite among tea party activists who has backed challenges to centrist veterans he didn’t view as conservative enough, said Thursday …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2012, 4:37 p.m.
Global warming talk heats up, revisits carbon tax
WASHINGTON (AP) — Climate change is suddenly a hot topic again. The issue is resurfacing in talks about a once radical idea: a possible carbon tax. On Tuesday, a conservative …
Sat., Oct. 13, 2012, 10:33 a.m.
A public law school faces trial over liberal bias
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Praised by colleagues as smart, friendly and passionate about the law, Teresa Wagner was a leading candidate when two jobs came open to teach writing …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2012, 5:39 a.m.
Ex-Obama advisers seek health care cost control
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of President Barack Obama’s former advisers are proposing major changes aimed at controlling health care costs as political uncertainty hovers over his health law. Call it …