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Is this really the best anyone in Washington can do to avert sequestration? President Barack Obama's call for delaying the automatic spending cuts past the March 1 deadline would seem reasonable enough, except he hasn't really offered up a specific plan...
WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor outlined a kinder, gentler House Republican agenda for the coming term that puts a greater emphasis on kitchen table issues, and called for a path to citizenship for the children of illegal immigrants. Two...
Immigration reform advocates, including a leading voice from Maryland, pressed President Obama on Tuesday for a pathway to citizenship for the nation's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants, calling a bipartisan proposal under consideration in the U.S....
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A well-organized retreat is said to be one of the most difficult military maneuvers: You're under enemy fire, your troops are likely to be demoralized, and you've got to avoid a rout. That why House Republicans' orderly withdrawal last week from an...
Clout StreetU.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who’s mulling a 2014 Republican bid for governor, chastised a pair of potential rivals Thursday, saying state Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard have “proven nothing more than they can lose an election.” “...
Was the big loser of this month's election Grover Norquist? It's starting to look that way, as an increasing number of Republicans in the House and Senate are announcing that they could be willing to violate the pledges they signed at the behest of the...
Tags: Dick Durbin, Barack Obama, Elections, Saxby Chambliss, Medicare
This post has been updated, as indicated below.WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – House Republicans announced Friday that they will vote next week to authorize a temporary extension of the debt limit, pushing off a politically unpalatable fight in the hopes of extracting further spending cuts from Democrats in...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee revealed today that it is investigating the conduct of House Republican Aaron Schock of Peoria. The 31-year-old lawmaker entered the House in 2009 and won a third term last month. The committee did not make...
Spare a little sympathy, if you can, for John A. Boehner of Ohio, speaker of the House of Representatives. On paper, he's the most powerful Republican in the land. In practice, he's caught between a cliff and a ceiling as the uneasy chairman of an...
Spare a little sympathy, if you can, for John A. Boehner of Ohio, speaker of the House of Representatives. On paper, he’s the most powerful Republican in the land. In practice, he’s caught between a cliff and a ceiling as the uneasy...
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...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) - Past its own New Year's deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national "fiscal cliff" of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that...
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