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  • Capitol Hill negotiators unveil deal to fix the VA

    WASHINGTON House and Senate negotiators unveiled a $17 billion compromise plan Monday to repair a Department of Veterans Affairs mired in controversy over delayed patient care and agency efforts to conceal the problem. The deal ends weeks of sometimes...
  • U.S. senator to propose strong curbs on NSA phone data collection

    U.S. Senate bill proposes sweeping curbs on NSA surveillance
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Patrick Leahy introduced legislation on Tuesday to ban the U.S. government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and Internet data and narrow how much information it can seek in any particular search. The bill,...
  • Employer health insurance mandate a political orphan

    Almost no one wants the Obamacare employer mandate now: Here's why
    When President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, its requirement that large employers provide health coverage or pay a penalty seemed to many supporters a key pillar of the effort to guarantee health coverage to Americans. Four years later and after...
  • Deeper look into IRS doings doesn't look pretty

    No one likes to receive a letter from the Internal Revenue Service. If you do, here are a few facts which paint a picture of the agency you will be dealing with. The computer hard drive of former IRS employee Lois Lerner she who refused to testify so...
  • Obama speaking to European leaders about Ukraine on Monday -White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak on Monday with four European leaders about the situation in Ukraine, a top White House adviser said. "POTUS is speaking this morning to the leaders of Germany, France, the UK and Italy -...
  • U.S. Vice President Biden, Ukraine's foreign minister to meet Monday

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will meet with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the White House on Monday, the White House said in a statement. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Bill Trott)
  • Netanyahu rebuffs UN cease-fire call, warns Israelis of 'prolonged campaign'

    JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Monday that there would be no letup in the battle against the militant Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip and warned Israelis to be prepared for a long conflict. Netanyahu made his vow as...
  • More U.S. reconstruction aid to go to parts of eastern Ukraine: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk on Monday that the United States would provide almost $7 million in reconstruction aid to parts of eastern Ukraine, including $1 million in new support, the...
  • Democrats' impeachment fixation

    Democrats' impeachment fixation
    "Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support," Nancy Pelosi wrote me. The House minority leader went on to explain that, "for the first time in history, Congress voted to sue a sitting president." And "Today: the White House...
  • Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats

    Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats
    Political enemies of President Obama have pretty much been calling for his impeachment since shortly after he took the oath of office in 2009. But this month, the volume of impeachment chatter rose a few notches, goosed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah...
  • U.S. accuses Russia of violating 1987 treaty on nuclear missiles

    The Obama administration has accused Russia of violating a key arms control agreement by testing an intermediate-range nuclear cruise missile. The tests, which U.S. officials have said began as early as 2008, have been a point of contention between...