Philip Elliott

Both sides in budget battle blame other

WASHINGTON — The White House and Re­publicans kept up the unrelenting mudslinging Sunday over who’s at fault... Read more

Groups propose rules to protect high school athletes


WASHINGTON — Student athletes need access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment, a coalition... Read more

Stage is set for gridlock until 2012


WASHINGTON --- Resurgent Republicans rallied Sunday behind an agenda based on unwavering opposition to the Obama White House and... Read more

Obama's job plan now tops 4 million

WASHINGTON --- President-elect Obama countered critics with an analysis Saturday by his economic team showing a program of tax cuts and spending... Read more