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  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of April 19-25. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Obama to Senate: Approve Loretta Lynch nomination now

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Friday called on Republicans to schedule a vote on his nominee to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, calling Loretta Lynch's monthslong wait a case of Senate "dysfunction" gone too far. At a news...
  • Bipartisan hints emerge in Senate mostly on asserting its power

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate showed a rare burst of bipartisanship this week on the one thing that brings Congress together: giving more power to Congress. Republicans and a group of Democrats agreed on a proposal to require President Barack Obama to bring...
  • Marco Rubio better be prepared for a good look at his record

    Marco Rubio better be prepared for a good look at his record
    To those who believe that Marco Rubio lacks the experience to be president, consider that his resume surpasses Barack Obama's when he announced his candidacy eight years ago. Obama had been a state senator for six years, never gaining a leadership...
  • Biden to discuss assault prevention at U of Illinois

    The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will deliver a speech at the University of Illinois next week on the prevention of sexual assault. The White House said in a news release Friday that Biden will speak Thursday about preventing sexual assaults...
  • Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action

    Federal appeals judges on Friday peppered lawyers on both sides with questions in a fight over President Barack Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel held a special hearing in a closely...
  • Obama to Senate: Delay on attorney general vote is 'embarrassing'

    Obama to Senate: Delay on attorney general vote is 'embarrassing'
    In a forceful denouncement, President Obama derided the “political gamesmanship” that he said continues to hold up the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to serve as attorney general five months after he first nominated her for the job....
  • Wyden knows his challenge on trade: fellow Democrats

    WASHINGTON "Trade has never been for the faint-hearted," Sen. Ron Wyden said Friday morning, less than 24 hours after announcing a bipartisan agreement on legislation to promote trade deals. The Oregon Democrat is in the unenviable position of being...
  • Vote for Iraq War underscores Hillary's greatest weakness

    So far, of the declared candidates for president, the only one who voted for the Iraq War is the Democrat. I recently made that observation on Twitter and the response was instructive. I will refrain from reprinting the more piquant language from Hillary...
  • Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action

    Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action
    Federal appeals judges on Friday peppered lawyers on both sides with questions in a fight over President Barack Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel held a special hearing in a closely...
  • Iraq War vote underscores Hillary's weakness

    Iraq War vote underscores Hillary's weakness
      So far, of the declared candidates for president, the only one who voted for the Iraq War is the Democrat. I recently made that observation on Twitter and the response was instructive. I will refrain from reprinting the more piquant language from...