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In requiring the U.S. Senate to confirm presidential appointments, the Constitution aims to ensure a second level of scrutiny of the qualifications of government officials. But Senate Republicans have hijacked the confirmation process, not only to...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Tuesday he believed IRS chief Steven Miller was doing a good job. While some Republicans have called for the resignation of Miller, Reid, a Nevada Democrat, told journalists,...
WASHINGTON — Senators kept the bipartisan immigration bill largely unchanged Thursday after dispatching dozens of proposed amendments even as they punted many of the thorniest issues to next week. The day's session at the Senate Judiciary...
In 1998, when President Bill Clinton signed the bipartisan Internet Tax Freedom Act, which prohibited state and local taxation of Internet access and Internet-only services, the purpose was to promote the commercial potential of the Internet, especially...
Tags: Mike Enzi, Business, Politics, Local Government, Bill Clinton
WASHINGTON — First came the letter-writing campaigns, then the protests at town hall meetings and now the television ads. The last several weeks in New Hampshire have had the feel of a heated electoral season — but the target of this siege,...
Associated PressPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe describes a scene out of a Rockwell painting: With Washington crippled by a blizzard, President Barack Obama worked the week before Christmas with a fire roaring in the fireplace in the Oval Office....
Usually when a senator suffers a big public defeat, he slinks off to lick his wounds. He rarely retwists the arms that didn't bend his way. Colleagues don't like to be seen switching. Were they horribly mistaken the first time? Don't know what they...
WASHINGTON - Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said April 25 that she plans to hold a markup of a new farm bill in May, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., signaled that he intends to bring it to the Senate floor...
WASHINGTON -- The budget feud on Capitol Hill is looking like those Vietnam War peace talks when negotiators bickered over the shape of the table. House Republicans, after howling for years about Senate Democrats' failure to pass a budget, are...
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein made headlines recently by demanding a forceful U.S. response to Syria's use of chemical weapons against its population. Less noticed was that the California Democrat wasn't urging deeper military involvement...
Sun SentinelBlaise Ingoglia is one of Florida’s more colorful Republican leaders. The home builder, who enjoys tea party support, is chairman of the Hernando County Republican Party and vice chairman of the state party. He also makes “Government Gone...
On a day our president called "shameful," the Senate defeated four gun control measures. On the weakest highly compromised Toomey-Manchin measure, expanding background checks, our two senators split their votes; Republican Dan Coats voted no, Democrat Joe...
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May 15, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 16, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 11, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 13, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 12, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
May 10, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
May 10, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
May 8, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
May 11, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 7, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 4, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
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