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ReutersWASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has invited the 20 women elected to the U.S. Senate for dinner at the White House on Tuesday, another chapter in his effort to develop closer ties with Congress. Since March, Obama has taken pains...
A Washington Post/ABC News poll last week said 70 percent of Americans think the Republican Party is out of touch. The same poll found that 86 percent of Americans -- and 84 percent of those who call themselves Republicans -- support requiring background...
Tags: Politics, Interior Policy, Lobbying, Elections, Gun Control
WASHINGTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has become the focus of a heated debate over whether he should receive the Miranda warning or be treated as an enemy combatant. U.S. Atty. Carmen Ortiz indicated in a news conference Friday night that investigators...
WASHINGTON -- The gun bill was going down, but Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who reached a compromise to try to save it, went to the Senate floor Wednesday morning to give it one more try. In an unorthodox tactic, he appealed directly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday, rejecting calls to tighten background checks on firearms buyers as they...
Tags: Politics, Mark Pryor, Lobbying, Gun Control, Elections
President Obama took a posse of Republican senators to dinner last week, and this week he's giving Congress the unusual courtesy of no fewer than four presidential visits to Capitol Hill. Can a flurry of presidential schmoozing change Washington from...
President Barack Obama had a dinner date last week with a dozen of his worst enemies, thus proving that the governmental stalemate in Washington, D.C., is driving him to unusual acts of political creativity -- or desperation. The president personally...
Tags: Tom Coburn, CNN (tv network), John McCain, Bob Corker, Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — Efforts to stave off a late March government shutdown shifted to the Senate after House Republicans swiftly passed legislation to keep federal agencies running, while also easing some of the effects of $85 billion in budget cuts....
Here's what is most maddening about the "Perils of Pauline" fiscal crises that President Obama and Congress have led us into during the last year: Both sides have known from the beginning what the final deals would look like, but neither side has been...
Tags: Tom Coburn, Health Insurance, Politics, John McCain, Elections
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe guest list will be more star-studded than usual this Sunday morning. It should be especially fascinating to hear the discussion about whether the White House is threatening reporters. Bob Woodward of The Washington Post has said he was made...
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES "The Graham Norton Show" Richard Gere, John...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has detailed the potential fallout in each state from budget cuts set to take effect at week's end, while congressional Republicans and Democrats keep up the sniping over who's to blame. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-...
Tags: Mitch McConnell, Arne Duncan, Head Start, Politics, Ray LaHood
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