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  • Obama ready to sign bill revamping Medicare doctor fees

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's ready to sign "good, bipartisan" legislation protecting physicians from steep cuts in Medicare reimbursements and bolstering health programs for children and the poor as Senate Democrats seemed to soften their...
  • Tom Lopach leads march toward Democratic Senate majority

    WASHINGTON Smoke billowed out of Ted Kennedy's living room fireplace as donors gathered in his D.C. home for a fundraiser, though the legendary senator was still on the Hill for votes. But that wasn't too much for Tom Lopach. "I don't know anyone, my...
  • Democrats block trafficking bill over abortion dispute

    Senate Democrats blocked legislation Tuesday to help the victims of human trafficking amid a partisan dispute over abortion that threatens to sink the once-uncontroversial measure. The outcome left the fate of the legislation uncertain and the president'...
  • Offline and out of touch in the U.S. Senate

    Offline and out of touch in the U.S. Senate
    You've already heard about Hillary Clinton's personal email server and probably also about the Internal Revenue Service's disappearing-reappearing messages. But a lesser-known, longer-brewing email scandal should be far more upsetting, at least if you'...
  • Army plans 'listening session' on future of Fort Drum

    Fort Drum commanders, politicians and economic development officials say the base faces a serious threat as Pentagon brass tries to figure out how to reduce the Army's size by up to 70,000 additional soldiers, preparing for deep budget restraints....
  • McConnell says attorney general nomination could be delayed

    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned Sunday that he won't hold a confirmation vote for Loretta Lynch as attorney general before the Senate completes work on a bill designed to curb human trafficking. The Kentucky Republican's comments prompted...
  • Fresh problems for Secret Service: Are leaders doing enough?

    The latest in a string of baffling missteps by the Secret Service prompted fresh questions Thursday about whether the Obama administration has done enough to root out deep-seated problems plaguing the agency — and President Barack Obama's decision...
  • Congress finds rare bipartisan ground in focus on New York Fed

    WASHINGTON Lawmakers who agree on little else are finding common ground in one thing: The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has too much power within the U.S. central bank. One result has been increased interest in a plan advanced last month by Dallas Fed...
  • Lynch nomination to replace Holder coming up in Senate next week

    WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the chamber would consider Loretta Lynch's nomination to be attorney general next week, even as one of his top lieutenants said the outcome of the confirmation vote was still in question....
  • Obama's pro-trade allies fight claims about China's currency

    Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda are battling opponents' demands to bar China from keeping its currency value artificially low, a way to subsidize exports. The accusations frustrate and challenge Obama's allies on several fronts....
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Mayor James Knowles of Ferguson, Missouri; former Secretary of State Colin Powell; Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-...