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  • Carl Leubsdorf: Will age be a factor in 2016 race?

    Americans always like something new. A recent focus group session with a cross section of Colorado voters showed how that might affect the unfolding 2016 presidential campaign. Participants in the nonpartisan focus group conducted by veteran Democratic...
  • Despite lots of support in Congress, drive to repeal medical device tax is no slam dunk

    It flew through the Republican-run House in 2012, and a year later 79 of the Democratic-led Senate's 100 members embraced it. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress, the chances for repealing the 2.3 percent tax on medical devices...
  • Bill Clinton, Biden to speak at Irvine conference

    Vice President Joe Biden and former President Bill Clinton top the list of speakers scheduled for the Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit on Friday and Saturday at Hotel Irvine. Clinton will deliver the keynote address on Friday and Biden will...
  • Obama veto of Keystone pipeline would stick, top Democrat says

    If Republicans push through Congress a measure approving the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline, Democrats would have the votes to uphold a presidential veto, a top Senate Democrat said Sunday. Republican leaders say that when lawmakers return to...
  • Congressional Democrats have a list of resolutions for Obama

    Congressional Democrats have a list of resolutions for Obama
    Returning to Washington with fewer numbers and increased doubt about their direction in the new Congress, Democrats are pushing President Obama to pursue a more aggressive economic agenda that lays the groundwork for a political rebound in 2016 by...
  • Mitch McConnell, Miles O'Brien: weekend guests

    Mitch McConnell, Miles O'Brien: weekend guests
    UPDATED: Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will be a guest on "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon Sunday on CNN. A panel on the new 114th Congress features Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss.; Rep.-elect Debbie Dingell, D-Mich.; and Rep.-...
  • Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results

    Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results
    The column related to these survey results is posted here. Will one of Chicago's mayoral candidates win more than 50 percent of the vote in February's election and avoid a run-off? Yes 69% No 31% Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel win reelection? Yes...
  • Political standoffs in D.C. could impede economic growth in '15

    Political standoffs in D.C. could impede economic growth in '15
    The economy boomed through most of last year, a time when the nation's capital was devoid of major budget fights and threats of government shutdown. Economists worry, though, that the accelerating recovery could soon slow down with new standoffs in...
  • Obama donor George Tsunis ends his nomination as Norway ambassador

    A tough year has come to a melancholy end for Obama mega-donor George J. Tsunis. Nominated last December to be U.S. ambassador to Norway, the Long Island hotelier fumbled questions about the country at his confirmation hearing in January. Indignant...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Coming Obamacare battle has risk for all sides

    Albert R. Hunt: Coming Obamacare battle has risk for all sides
    As President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans profess to search for common ground, both sides are preparing to lob grenades: the president with an executive action on immigration, the new Congress by making the repeal of Obamacare one of its...
  • Durbin keeps No. 2 job among Senate Democrats

     Durbin keeps No. 2 job among Senate Democrats
    Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois kept the No. 2 job in the Senate Democratic leadership Thursday and will be the assistant minority leader next year. Durbin, 69, is now assistant majority leader, but his Democratic Party will lose control of the Senate in...