| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate pact has smoothed the confirmation path for a batch of President Barack Obama's nominations and removed, for now, a Democratic threat to impose procedural changes weakening minority Republicans' clout. Yet there...
| Jun 27, 2013
I don't know how Democrats do it.
The immigration reform proposal wending its way through the Senate is tearing the Republican Party to pieces. Poor Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., once the golden boy of the tea party and the conservative movement, is being...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Under a final rule to be put in effect next week by the Federal Aviation Administration, co-pilots who fly for U.S. passenger and cargo planes will face a more stringent certification process and a more extended training sequence.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:18 PM
As hundreds of lawmakers fan out to their home districts this month, there is a genuine political conundrum.
Approval ratings for Congress are at an all-time low, rivaling those of junkyard dogs. Republicans are seen as the main villains; the party's...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are embracing a step-by-step approach to immigration, in contrast to the sweeping plan passed by the Senate and backed by the White House. But they're offering neither specifics nor a timetable — nor any...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:36 AM
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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The worldwide terror alert will be discussed on the Sunday morning chat programs. Here's the guest list:
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R.C., talks to CNN's "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon. Another guest will be football referee Sarah Thomas, a...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:28 PM
WASHINGTON -- Future illegal immigration to the U.S. could be cut in half by the Senate-approved bill to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, according to a new analysis Wednesday from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
| Jun 30, 2013
For a moment there, immigration reform almost looked easy.
Republicans, reeling from the defeat of Mitt Romney, realized that they needed to convince Latino voters that the GOP didn’t want to deport their grandmothers. In the Senate, a bipartisan...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:06 AM
WASHINGTON — Leading House Republicans reiterated their opposition Sunday to the immigration compromise passed by the Senate last week, highlighting the uncertain prospects for enactment of a major overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:17 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday that any attempt at comprehensive immigration legislation cannot offer a "special pathway to citizenship" for those in the United States illegally. That...