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  • Lawmakers Close To Deal To Avoid Default

    Lawmakers Close To Deal To Avoid Default
    Lawmakers were close to a last-gasp $3 trillion deal on Sunday to raise the borrowing limit and assure jittery financial markets that the United States will avoid a potentially catastrophic default. The tantalizing possibility of an agreement raised...
  • House passes debt ceiling agreement; Senate vote is Tuesday

    House passes debt ceiling agreement; Senate vote is Tuesday
    Washington -- The U.S. House on Monday passed the debt-ceiling deal worked out by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, sending it to the Senate for consideration a day before the deadline for the government to face possible default. Senate...
  • Vietnam Vet In Kentwood Receives Purple Heart, Medal Honors 45 Years Later

    Vietnam Vet In Kentwood Receives Purple Heart, Medal Honors 45 Years Later
    Rev. Robert Brown stood in the lobby of the Grand Rapids Vet Center Monday to finally be decorated for his bravery and service decades earlier during the Vietnam War. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich) presented Brown with the Purple Heart Medal for the...
  • Some gay service members ready to celebrate repeal of DADT

    Some gay service members ready to celebrate repeal of DADT
    The reactions range from gloom-and-doom predictions to big countdown parties and smaller celebrations to ho-hum business-as-usual as the U.S. military changes its rules Tuesday and allows gay men and lesbians to serve openly. A minute into the new day,...
  • Senator Levin Visits Congress Elementary School

    Senator Levin Visits Congress Elementary School
    U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich) made a stop Wednesday morning at a Grand Rapids elementary school. The senator discussed President Obama's education stimulus plan with staff at Congress Elementary school after his tour of the school. He said the...
  • No 'Viable Basis' to Prosecute Goldman, Justice Dept. Says

    No 'Viable Basis' to Prosecute Goldman, Justice Dept. Says
    WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department says after a "careful review" it has determined there is no basis for bringing a criminal prosecution against Goldman Sachs or its employees in regard to allegations set forth in a congressional report. In an unsigned...
  • '80s Sunset Strip meets '09 Broadway

    '80s Sunset Strip meets '09 Broadway
    The hair-metal jukebox musical " Rock of Ages" was born about a mile from its mythicalized Sunset Strip setting, at what writer Chris D'Arienzo calls "the actor's Coffee Bean" at the intersection of Sunset and Fairfax. That's where he first met with...
  • Why Congress didn't bring the troops home

    To a crescendo of clicking cameras, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped before a row of shimmering U.S. flags last March to make an announcement Americans had been waiting four months to hear. November's elections had swept Democrats into power on a...
  • Senate passes $555-billion spending bill

    Congressional Democrats' yearlong campaign to bring the war in Iraq to an end concluded with a whimper Tuesday as the Senate failed again to pass a timeline for withdrawing U.S. troops from the conflict. As they have all year, Senate Republicans...
  • Democratic lawmakers will seek a phased withdrawal from Iraq

    WASHINGTON — Democrats poised to take control of Congress said Sunday that they would press to begin a phased U.S. military withdrawal from Iraq within four to six months, part of an agenda aimed at overhauling key aspects of U.S. policy in the...
  • Senate on verge of new agenda

    Senate on verge of new agenda
    WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Wednesday began planning their return to power as the chamber's majority, capping their party's strong showing in the 2006 election by claiming victories in closely contested races in Montana and Virginia. The wins,...