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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pressed Congress on Thursday not to forget the heartbreak of the Newtown elementary school massacre and "get squishy" on tightened gun laws, though some lawmakers in his own Democratic Party remain a tough...
DES MOINES, Iowa - Farmers will be paid a record $16 billion in crop insurance claims for 2012 because of the widespread drought, a staggering amount that has critics calling for changes to what they say is an inefficient taxpayer subsidy the government...
Staff writerThe Sunday morning chat shows will get religion for Easter. They also will focus on the gay marriage issues before the U.S. Supreme Court. Cardinal Timothy Egan, archbishop of New York, will be a guest on ABC's "This Week" and CBS' "Face the Nation."...
WASHINGTON -- After a rough-and-tumble meeting with House Republicans earlier in the week, President Obama wrapped up his Capitol Hill tour Thursday with friendlier crowds in the House and Senate, even as lawmakers signaled opposition to his budget...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The eight senators meet in private several times a week, alternating between Sen. John McCain's and Sen. Charles Schumer's offices. They sit in arm chairs arranged in a circle and sip water or soft drinks as they debate temporary...
Tags: Marco Rubio, Dick Durbin, AFL-CIO, Politics, U.S. Congress
WASHINGTON -- President Obama will meet Tuesday with two of the Republicans leading Senate efforts to craft comprehensive immigration legislation. The invitation that will bring Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina to the...
Tags: White House, Marco Rubio, Politics, U.S. Congress, Migration
Call Washington BureauIf U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, who is widely known to be eyeing a run for statewide office, does wait and take on incumbent GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in 2016, both politicians' recent campaign finance filings foreshadow a high-priced race between two...
Yes, good things still happen in this country. They just don't happen overnight. That lesson was brought home to me again on Current TV this week when I interviewed Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority Foundation, about Defense Secretary...
Tags: Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney, Dick Durbin, Politics, Chuck Schumer
After several bitterly partisan battles on fiscal issues, bipartisanship seems to be breaking out on Capitol Hill in two other controversial areas: immigration reform and gun control. While it's too early to know if it will produce significant...
WASHINGTON -- Labor shortages that left crops rotting in fields have farm organizations backing a Senate immigration proposal that would treat workers in agriculture "differently" than in other industries. The American Farm Bureau Federation, the United...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee didn't ask a single question of Secretary of State-nominee John Kerry about his views on Cuba policy at his confirmation hearing this week. But a meant-to-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles for a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country....
Tags: Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney, Dick Durbin, Politics, U.S. Congress
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