Tsongas’ lonely effort nearing success The Tsongas bill. That’s what it was called back in 1979, when Paul Tsongas, the freshman senator from Massachusetts, introduced a bill to amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to add sex...
Nov 15, 2013 | 0 | 7 |
By SUSAN ESTRICH Creators SyndicateThe Paducah Sun
Compromise needed on immigration WASHINGTON — One reason Washington makes so much bad history is that so many people here know so little history. This helps explain why “comprehensive” immigration reform is foundering: Too few of ...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 | 8 |
By GEORGE F. WILL Washington Post Writers GroupThe Paducah Sun
GENEROSITY Telethon brings out best in community Paducah’s annual Telethon of Stars raises a lot of money to help children and adults with disabilities and special needs. As important as that is, the direct recipients are not the only beneficiari...
Obamacare has its warts, still needed WASHINGTON — This would be a good time to remember Karen Tumulty’s brother. As the health care debate raged in March 2009, Karen wrote a Time magazine cover story about her brother Patrick’s insura...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 | 10 |
By RUTH MARCUS Washington Post Writers GroupThe Paducah Sun
Tea party often undermines own goals WASHINGTON — Following the recent tea party Tet Offensive — tactically disastrous but symbolically important — the Republican establishment has commenced counterinsurgency operations. Sens. Mitch M...
Nov 12, 2013 | 0 | 9 |
By MICHAEL GERSON Washington Post Writers GroupThe Paducah Sun