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  • RI Sen. Whitehouse says no to Netanyahu speech

    U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says he will not attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address before Congress. WPRI reports (http://bit.ly/1zAVCG0) that Whitehouse said Monday that he will be among a group of Democrats who is skipping...
  • Why Rep. Schakowsky is skipping Netanyahu's speech

    Why Rep. Schakowsky is skipping Netanyahu's speech
    After careful consideration I have decided not to attend the Tuesday speech Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will give before a joint session of Congress. As a Jew, support for Israel is in my DNA. Throughout my nine terms in the U.S. House,...
  • Time to stop fees from putting the 'broke' in 'broker'

    Fasten your Financial-Lingo Safety Belts, folks, because we're going to be wading hip-deep in technical terms this week, including repeated use of the word, "fiduciary." Wait -- come back here! This is serious business, and could mean the difference...
  • High court nixes quick release of health care argument audio

    The Supreme Court is saying no to calls for the speedy release of the audio of Wednesday's high-stakes argument about tax subsidies that are critical to President Barack Obama's health overhaul. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg offered no explanation...
  • Iran nuke talks resume amid contentious US-Israel debate

    As U.S. and Israeli officials sparred in Washington over the wisdom of a nuclear deal with Iran, negotiations on a potential agreement resumed Monday, with Secretary of State John Kerry saying the sides are still far apart and warning Israel's leader that...
  • NY officials call for Homeland Security funding

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and members of New York City's Congressional delegation are calling for long-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Some Republicans in the House of Representatives have threatened to deprive funding as a protest...
  • White House: Funding debacle shows GOP's failed leadership

    The White House says the one-week extension of Homeland Security funding passed by Congress reflects the "failed leadership" of Republicans in Congress. President Barack Obama signed the extension Friday just minutes before funding was to run out. It's...
  • A weak Russian economy won't stop Putin

    A weak Russian economy won't stop Putin
    Western politicians and pundits should be more careful with their predictions for the Russian economy: Reports of its demise may prove to be premature. Bashing the Russian economy has lately become a popular pastime. In his State of the Union address...
  • Obama says retiring Mikulski is an institution in US Senate

    President Barack Obama says retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski is an institution in the Senate whose leadership is inspiration for millions of women around the world. The Maryland Democrat is the longest serving woman in the history of Congress. She...
  • Walker accuses Obama of ignoring alarm bells on Israel

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely GOP presidential candidate, expressed severe worry Monday about U.S.-Israeli relations in a commentary piece that sounds stronger fears about "ruptured bonds" than even the country's prime minister. Walker's...
  • Obama finds his veto pen

    Obama finds his veto pen
    With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Barack Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill. After more than six years in office and having...