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WASHINGTON (AP) — Far-reaching legislation to grant a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Illegal immigrants might face around a 10-year wait to become legal permanent U.S. residents under sweeping immigration overhaul legislation taking shape in the Senate, negotiators said Thursday. That's shorter than some current...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you. The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would empower states to collect sales taxes for purchases made over...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday honored GOP Sen. Richard Lugar from the Senate floor, praising him for his years of service and calling him one of the chamber's all-time best. Mitch McConnell, the Senate's Republican leader,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a challenge to Republicans, President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to extend expiring tax cuts immediately for all but the nation's highest income earners as a way to eliminate half of the so-called "fiscal cliff"...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The shooting rampage in Arizona seems to have created a reset moment for confrontational politics, as lawmakers reflect on the repercussions of the overheated rhetoric traded on the airwaves and on the campaign trail. Members...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's caustic political climate has become a suspect of sorts in the rampage that left six dead and a lawmaker critically injured in Arizona. Already, appeals are being heard to tone down the rhetoric. The captured...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Senate Democrats are urging Major League Baseball and the players union to ban smokeless tobacco, such as chew and dip. New Jersey Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg and Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin said in letters Tuesday that the...
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Pennsylvania Ave.It may arguably be the chocolate of the 1 percent, but we're sure New Mexico Democrat Tom Udall enjoyed it all the same. It was a gift after all. A gift from Pennsylvania's Bob Casey. Monday evening between votes, a......
Pennsylvania Ave.Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter returned to Capitol Hill Tuesday morning where he had spent 30 years representing Pennsylvania before losing in the Democratic primary last year. Now from his view on the outside looking in, Specter said Pennsylvania will......
WASHINGTON — Key senators brokered a tentative deal Wednesday to strengthen the border security provisions in the immigration bill, a compromise that could break a logjam by satisfying Republican demands for tougher enforcement without...
U.S. Rep. Joseph Courtney was in Connecticut on Monday to try to muster the momentum that last summer forced a one-year extension of the 3.4 percent rate on federally subsidized Stafford student loans. Like last year, the rate will jump to 6.8 percent on...
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