“Corporations are people, my friend,” presidential candidate Mitt Romney famously declared during an Iowa State Fair visit in 2011 after a heckler challenged him to support raising corporate taxes. “Everything corporations earn ultimately goes to people.”
The undated file photo distributed by the Mexican government shows Rafael Caro Quintero, a founding member of one of Mexico’s earliest and biggest drug cartels. Mexico's attorney general, Jesus Murillo Karam, says he has received a letter from the fugitive drug lord asking the government not…
MEXICO CITY — Fugitive drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero sent a letter to the Mexican government asking officials not to give in to the United States’ demand for his capture and extradition to try him for the 1985 killing of a U.S. federal agent.
WASHINGTON — Government subsidies to help Americans buy insurance under the health-care overhaul may be vulnerable to fraud, a Treasury Department watchdog warned on Tuesday in the latest indication that troubles are far from over for President Obama’s signature legislation.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday filed another lawsuit opposing portions of the federal health-care overhaul that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that includes birth control, saying it contravenes the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
WASHINGTON — Employers can require their workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving all rights to class-action lawsuits over workplace grievances, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it won’t offer much help to frequent fliers who want to sue when airlines revoke their miles or their memberships.
WASHINGTON — On perhaps the busiest online shopping day of the year, the Supreme Court refused to wade into a dispute over state sales taxes for purchases on websites like Amazon.com. Th move is likely to prompt more states to attempt to collect taxes on Internet sales.
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Los Angeles Times:
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