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  • GOP-controlled House votes to approve Keystone pipeline

    GOP-controlled House votes to approve Keystone pipeline
    For four years, Republicans in Congress have been accused of obstructing President Barack Obama's agenda. Now, with the House and Senate under their control, GOP leaders are ready to turn the tables. Over the next few months, congressional leaders...
  • U.S. Senate Passes Terrorism Insurance Bill

    WASHINGTON — The Senate Thursday approved legislation to renew a federal program that is credited with reviving the market for insurance against terrorist attacks after its collapse in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. The sweeping 93-4 vote sends...
  • White House says Obama would veto bill to approve Keystone pipeline

    White House says Obama would veto bill to approve Keystone pipeline
    President Obama would veto legislation aimed at forcing him to speed up approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, the White House said Tuesday, setting up a showdown with Congress just hours after Republicans took control. White House spokesman Josh Earnest...
  • Obama veto of Keystone pipeline would stick, top Democrat says

    Obama veto of Keystone pipeline would stick, top Democrat says
    If Republicans push through Congress a measure approving the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline, Democrats would have the votes to uphold a presidential veto, a top Senate Democrat said Sunday. Republican leaders say that when lawmakers return to...
  • Congressional Democrats have a list of resolutions for Obama

    Congressional Democrats have a list of resolutions for Obama
    Returning to Washington with fewer numbers and increased doubt about their direction in the new Congress, Democrats are pushing President Obama to pursue a more aggressive economic agenda that lays the groundwork for a political rebound in 2016 by...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Surprised by Love' on Hallmark

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 4 - 10, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Raising Whitley The reality series...
  • Eight lawmakers to watch in the 114th Congress

    Eight lawmakers to watch in the 114th Congress
    When it convenes Jan. 6, the Republican-controlled 114th Congress will bring a wave of reinforcements to enhance the clout of President Obama's antagonists. But it remains to be seen whether that will set the stage for two years of continuing conflict...
  • What Schumer wants to embrace

    What Schumer wants to embrace
    A speech by Sen. Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York -- the Tuesday beforeThanksgiving -- didn't get the coverage it deserved. But for political junkies, Mr. Schumer's speech at the National Press Club is a marvel to behold. It is at once one of the...
  • Wall Street's Democrats

    Wall Street's Democrats
    In Washington's coming budget battles, sacred cows like the tax deductions for home mortgage interest and charitable donations are likely to be on the table along with potential cuts to Social Security and Medicare. But no one on Capitol Hill believes ...
  • Did Obamacare destroy the Democratic Party? Another look

    Was heathcare reform a fatal political blunder by the Democratic Party? That thesis of Sen. Charles Schumer of New York, the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, received a respectful airing this week from the veteran political journalist and New York...
  • Justice Department to open civil rights inquiry into Eric Garner's death

    Justice Department to open civil rights inquiry into Eric Garner's death
    U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Wednesday that the Justice Department would open a federal criminal investigation into the death of Eric Garner at the hands of New York City police. A Staten Island, N.Y., grand jury decided against...