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WASHINGTON -- The Republican-controlled House will vote next week to permit the government to borrow more money to meet its obligations, a move aimed at heading off a market-rattling confrontation with President Barack Obama over the so-called debt limit....
WASHINGTON — Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat...
Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON -- Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat or two,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as Mitt Romney and other Republicans had cut into the Democrats' advantage with female voters, a tea party-backed Senate candidate's awkward remark — that if rape leads to pregnancy it's "something God intended" —...
Tags: Primaries, Elections, Scott P. Brown, Linda McMahon, Jeff Flake
CNNMitt Romney said he was "completely wrong" when he argued that nearly half of Americans were "victims" and dependent on government. The admission came Thursday as the GOP presidential candidate sought to clarify his controversial "47%" comments....
Tags: Harry Reid, Democratic Party, Elections, Personal Income, Israel
Los Angeles TimesPresident Obama’s proposal to create a Veterans Jobs Corps to stem high unemployment among recent military veterans was shelved Wednesday after Republicans in the Senate balked over the five-year, $1 billion cost, giving both sides fresh...
Tags: Libya, Rand Paul, Patty Murray, Democratic Party, Elections
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the self-styled dean of the Democratic women in Congress, urged support of female candidates in an address to her party's national convention Wednesday that came as both presidential campaigns sought to court women voters. As...
If Maryland's resident pit bull, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, has demonstrated anything in her several decades in Congress and as dean of Senate women, it's a willingness to stand up for the less powerful in society, and she was at it again this week advocating...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A former developer and lobbyist with ties to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Nevada’s political elite pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges involving campaign contributions. Harvey Whittemore, leg chains...
Calling the planned special election "illegitimate," Sharron Angle said Wednesday that she will not be a candidate in the September race to fill a vacant congressional seat in Nevada. After the state's governor called for the vote last month, Secretary...
Tags: Government, John Ensign, Harry Reid, Elections, Executive Branch
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) said Friday that he plans to name a new senator to fill the vacancy caused by John Ensign's (R-Nev.) resignation before May 3, and called early speculation about potential appointees "premature." When Ensign announced his...
Tags: Government, John Ensign, Elections, Colorado, Michael F. Bennet
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