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WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 1.3 million laid-off workers won't get their unemployment benefits reinstated before Congress goes on a weeklong vacation for Independence Day. And hundreds of thousands more will lose their benefits in the coming weeks. For...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a sweeping tax package that would save millions of Americans thousands of dollars in higher taxes while also reducing their Social Security taxes and extending jobless benefits. The...
WASHINGTON – Senators are pushing forward on changes to a sweeping immigration overhaul, preparing to vote the bill out of the Judiciary Committee before Congress adjourns for the Memorial Day recess. The bill largely has withstood the assaults of...
From a strictly political standpoint, the past month has been pretty good for Sen. Ted Cruz. First the tea party darling further endeared himself to grass-roots rightists by claiming he had privately told Republican senators who supported the gun-buyer...
Tags: John McCain, Elections, Grover Cleveland, Politics, Barack Obama
Republicans accuse Thomas E. Perez, President Barack Obama's nominee for labor secretary, of twisting the legal process in three cases in St. Paul, Minn., to suit his political purposes. But it is they who are twisting the Senate's role to "advise and...
Official: 1 winning ticket sold in Florida in historic $590.5 million Powerball drawing DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest...
AP Special CorrespondentWASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of...
While farmers are struggling to get seeds in the ground and ranchers are moving livestock to pasture, Congress is stepping closer to piecing together the 2013 Farm Bill. Issues, some big and some small, still divide lawmakers and the process will take...
Re "Nuking the filibuster," Editorial, May 15 It should be clear by now that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will not do the right thing and fix the filibuster. The Senate will continue to be in gridlock. The Democratic senators wringing...
WASHINGTON — Senators kept the bipartisan immigration bill largely unchanged Thursday after dispatching dozens of proposed amendments even as they punted many of the thorniest issues to next week. The day's session at the Senate Judiciary...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved three of President Barack Obama's judicial nominees, including one for an influential appeals court, for a full Senate vote. Senators voted 18-0 to move forward with nomination...
In 1998, when President Bill Clinton signed the bipartisan Internet Tax Freedom Act, which prohibited state and local taxation of Internet access and Internet-only services, the purpose was to promote the commercial potential of the Internet, especially...
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