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  • Obama cancels meeting with Putin after Russia grants Snowden asylum

    Obama cancels meeting with Putin after Russia grants Snowden asylum
    WASHINGTON – President Obama has canceled plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the country’s decision to offer temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked secret...
  • Senate sends plastic-gun restrictions to Obama for signature

    Senate sends plastic-gun restrictions to Obama for signature
    WASHINGTON – The Senate on Monday agreed to extend by another decade a ban on plastic guns  that can evade traditional security screening, after an effort to include stronger limits was rejected. The renewed Undetectable Firearms Act, which is due...
  • New Iran sanctions could push U.S. toward war, White House warns

    WASHINGTON -- The White House warned Congress on Tuesday that slapping new sanctions on Iran could sink international negotiations to curb Tehran’s nuclear program and send America on a “march to war.” In the latest ratcheting up of...
  • Immigration overhaul set back; two GOP lawmakers abandon talks

    WASHINGTON – Hopes for a sweeping immigration overhaul suffered another serious setback Friday, when two key Republican lawmakers ended their collaboration with a bipartisan House working group. Reps. John Carter (R-Texas) and Sam Johnson (R-...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The White Queen' on Starz

     Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The White Queen' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 20 - 26, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The White Queen In failing health...
  • Lisa Murkowski, buffeted on all sides, explains key Senate vote

    WASHINGTON -- It wasn’t long after Lisa Murkowski voted to continue a filibuster of President Obama’s nominee to lead the ATF that the Alaska Republican found herself surrounded in the well of the Senate, as colleagues from both parties made a...
  • White House, senators condemn Russia decision on Snowden asylum

    WASHINGTON -- The White House condemned Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden on Thursday and stepped up a public threat to cancel President Obama’s upcoming meeting with the Russian...
  • House passes spending bill that may provoke shutdown

    WASHINGTON — By approving a government spending bill that would halt money for President Obama's healthcare law, the House on Friday provoked a confrontation with the Senate, which is likely to engage in a contentious debate leaving little time to...
  • Two cheers for rebranding

    Ever since Mitt Romney lost the presidential election, there's been a lot of talk about how the Republican Party needs to "rebrand" itself. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wants, among other things, for the GOP to stop being "the stupid party." Rep. Paul...
  • IRS follows Obama's lead

    Of course the president deserves some of the blame. Yes, it's extremely unlikely he ordered the IRS to discriminate against tea party, pro-life or Jewish groups opposed to his agenda (though why anyone should take his word for it is beyond me). And his...
  • Press shield has holes

    In response to the acknowledged abuses of his own Justice Department, President Obama has urged Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to reintroduce legislation for a "journalist shield law." And in typical Washington fashion, the proposed act would do nothing to...