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The Hartford CourantThe $50 billion Sandy relief package to aid people and communities in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut devastated by the super storm finally passed the House last week. All told, 179 Republicans voted against it. The only Democrat to vote no was...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelPresident Obama and House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan have put out the yin and yang of budget proposals; neither has garnered any support from across the aisle. That means their proposals are political talking points, not viable plans for running the...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelVice President Joe Biden talk to Scott Pelley on the "CBS Evening News." House Speaker John Boehner is another guest, and the newscast has lined up Reps. Andy Harris, R-Md.; Sam Graves, R-Ga.; Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill.; and Jim Cooper, D-Tenn. The program...
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is seeking to repeal a Medicare-pricing provision in the recent "fiscal cliff" deal that benefits biotech giant Amgen Inc. U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) filed legislation this week to eliminate the exemption for a...
WASHINGTON--Seventy-eight days after Superstorm Sandy battered the Northeast, the House on Tuesday approved $50.5 billion in disaster relief in a vote that exposed divisions within Republican ranks and foreshadowed the spending fights that lie ahead. ...
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 -- John A. Boehner will keep his job as House speaker for a second term, as Republicans rallied behind their leader despite speculation that hard-line conservatives would abandon him. With 426 votes cast in a roll call of the new 113th...
Los Angeles Times on Cuba's exclusion at the Summit of the Americas: Once again, Cuba was absent from the Summit of the Americas. Yet the communist nation might as well have attended the gathering last weekend in Cartagena, Colombia, because it took...
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