Johannes Gustafsson

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Telemundo interviews Bush on wide range of topics

MIAMI (AP) — In his first Spanish-language television network interview since launching his 2016 presidential campaign, Republican presidential …

Florida

Mitt Romney Chides Ted Cruz For Calling Obama A Sponsor Of Terror

The former GOP presidential nominee says Cruz is "way over the line."<p>WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney may not be running for president this time around, but he's increasingly taking on the role of party elder, speaking out for what he believes is the best way to elect a Republican to the White House.<p>On …

Another 50 Years: Protecting Medicaid and Medicare

Fifty years ago, the idea of creating a social health care safety net was far from a sure thing. When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicaid and Medicare into law on July 30, 1965, it was amidst much controversy regarding whether the government should involve itself in health insurance. …

Air Force secretary: The F-35 has a wide range of problems

An F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing aircraft flies behind a tanker on a mission over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in September 2013.Lockheed MartinAir Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has admitted to a wide range of past and present problems with the F-35 while maintaining that the …

Military

Obama told to treat Congress like children

"You trade, you bribe, you threaten, you cajole — you do all these sorts of things, the same way you run your kids," Bloomberg said on Wednesday in an interview with Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein and Bloomberg TV's Stephanie Ruhle.<p>The former mayor, who many on Wall Street want to run for …

Goldman Sachs

Desperate Republicans

The crowded GOP presidential field is driving candidates to indulge in outrageous antics as they battle for attention.<p>Any day now, Rick Santorum is going to gyrocopter into the White House and try to make a citizens arrest. That’s how desperate the GOP presidential hopefuls not named Trump, Bush, …

Republicans

GOP Economics: Export American Jobs Rather Than American Products

Earlier this year, GOP standard-bearers Paul Ryan and Ted Cruz penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal highlighting their support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, two massive trade deals with Asia and Europe. Congressman Ryan and Senator …

Turkey is paying a high price for its double standards over ISIS

First, the good news. After months of dithering, the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given his approval for America to use the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey to mount air strikes against Islamic State (Isil) positions across the border in Syria.<p>Nearly a year after coalition planes …

Middle East

House approves three-month fix to keep highway funds flowing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vital federal dollars would keep flowing to U.S. road and highway projects for three more months under a bill approved on Wednesday by lawmakers, moving to avert a funding cutoff at the peak of the summer construction season.<p>Automobile traffic backs-up as it travels north …

Obama Administration

Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had …

‘Too Big to Fail’ Is Still a Problem. Here’s How D.C. Wants to End It.

The scar­i­est thing about ad­dress­ing “too-big-to-fail” banks is that there’s no dress re­hears­al. For all the plans, sim­u­la­tions, and …

Finance