1. Washington Business Brief -- Cleveland and the Highway Trust Fund Have a Good Week
  2. Washington Business Brief -- Big News for Cleveland!
  3. Washington Business Brief -- The Establishment Strikes Back
  4. Washington Business Brief -- Leadership Changes on the Hill
  5. MSNBC The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell | Republican vs Immigration


  1. News Leader | Work on Boston Heights tunnel project to run through 2015

    Boston Heights -- Visitors to Summit Metro Parks bike and hike trail in Boston Heights will be treated to a bit more than the typical flora, fauna and woodland creatures along the popular nature trail.

  2. Alliance of Merger & Acquisitions Advisors' (AM&AA) Summer Conference

    This summer, companies will have the opportunity to pitch their deals in front of a panel of judges. The panel, made up of those with cash to potentially invest, will provide feedback on the pitches. Sound like an episode of ABC's Shark Tank? It's not.

  3. This Week in Washington -- July 18, 2014

    Last week, President Obama asked for $3.7 billion to deal with the current border crisis. This week, House Republicans made it clear that they were not going to give the president what he asked for, and were readying their own plan for how to deal with the current situation.

  4. This Week in Washington -- July 11, 2014

    No Republican Presidential nominee has won the White House without carrying the state of Ohio since 1860, something not lost on Republicans today who announced this week that they had selected Cleveland, Ohio to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Cleveland beat out several cities along the way, in the end besting Dallas in the final decision.

  5. News Release | Statement of former U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette on Selection of Cleveland to Host 2016 RNC

    (Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Republican National Committee announced that it selected Cleveland, Ohio to be the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention. In response, former U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH), President of McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies, issued the following statement:

  6. This Week in Washington -- June 27, 2014

    As lawmakers leave for the Fourth of July recess, the clock continues to tick on the Highway Trust Fund (Fund). The Department of Transportation estimates the Fund will go broke on Sept. 30 of this year. The impending insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund is not new—yet lawmakers on Capitol Hill still can’t seem to find a fix.

  7. The Plain Dealer | Tea Party losses spark Steve LaTourette's glee

    WASHINGTON, D. C. - It's been a few years since Steve LaTourette appeared on the ballot in Northeast Ohio, but the former congressman from Bainbridge Township still closely monitors nationwide election results in his new capacity as a Tea Party counterbalance in the Republican party.

  8. The Buffalo News | Another Voice: The Export-Import bank is a success story that supports local jobs

    There are a lot of phony fights in Washington these days, and too often we see faux outrage generated by interest groups as they fan the flames for fundraising.

  9. The Hill | The Tea Party's Alamo?

    Establishment Republicans believe a successful night of primaries on Tuesday—in particular Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-Miss.) surprising defeat of challenger state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) in a runoff—effectively neutered the Tea Party for the foreseeable future.

  10. This Week in Washington -- June 20, 2014

    Late Thursday afternoon, House Republicans gathered to elect a new Majority Leader and a new Majority Whip. The election came as the result of Rep. Eric Cantor's (R-VA) shocking primary loss and his subsequent decision to resign as Majority Leader. When the smoke cleared and the Republicans emerged from the members only vote, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was announced as the new Majority Leader and Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) as the new Majority Whip.