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Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — A former intensive care nurse with a businesslike approach to a politically divisive public policy area won Senate approval Wednesday to run Medicare and other major health insurance programs. By an overwhelming 91-7 vote, the...
WASHINGTON — The federal deficit is shrinking more quickly than expected, and the government's long-term debt has largely stabilized for the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday in a report that could strengthen the Obama...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives will investigate the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups during last year's election campaign, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said on Friday....
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"Mirror, mirror, on the wall. Who's the most powerful woman of them all?" No doubt about it. Not Queen Elizabeth, Angela Merkel or Oprah Winfrey. The most powerful woman on the planet is former first lady, former senator from New York, former...
Reuters(Nicholas Wapshott is a Reuters columnist) By Nicholas Wapshott May 10 (Reuters) - In World War Two, the Libyan port of Benghazi was hard fought over, changing hands five times between Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps and the Allied forces. Seventy years on,...
Two of the greatest ironies of living in the richest, strongest nation in the history of the world are how many poor people remain in 21st century America and how vulnerable-as the Boston bombings showed again-we are to evildoers. The two are not...
Reuters(Anatole Kaletsky is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.) By Anatole Kaletsky May 2 (Reuters) - This is a critical week for the world economy and financial markets, especially in the United States. Friday's U.S. employment report will...
Tags: Bob Corker, Pension and Welfare, Finance, U.S. Senate, Politics
Two of the greatest ironies of living in the richest, strongest nation in the history of the world are how many poor people remain in 21st century America and how vulnerable — as the Boston bombings showed again — we are to evildoers....
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has opted to bypass a run for the Republican Illinois governor nomination and instead will seek a fourth term in Congress next year, a top aide said Thursday. Schock, 31, from Peoria, ultimately decided he could do more good...
Tribune reporterU.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has opted to bypass a run for the Republican Illinois governor nomination and instead will seek a fourth term in Congress next year, a top aide said Thursday. Schock, 31, from Peoria, ultimately decided he could do more good...
WASHINGTON -- House conservatives met Wednesday for the latest installment of their "Conversations with Conservatives" luncheon series, but they took their places on the dais without sampling the Chick-fil-A sandwiches and nuggets on offer. These days,...
WASHINGTON — As the new Congress began this year, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia sought to redefine the Republican Party as focused on "making life work" for ordinary Americans. Surveys showed that the public had tired of the...
May 15, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
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Apr 27, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Apr 26, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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Apr 25, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 24, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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