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  • Senate Democrats invoke 'nuclear option' on filibusters

    Senate Democrats invoke 'nuclear option' on filibusters
    WASHINGTON — Democrats made a historic change to Senate rules Thursday, ending the minority party's ability to use filibusters to block most presidential nominations and, in the process, virtually guaranteeing that the rest of President Obama's term...
  • The post-nuclear Senate

     The post-nuclear Senate
    It's no surprise that Republicans in the Senate are unhappy with the Democrats' historic decision Thursday to eliminate the filibuster for most confirmations of presidential nominees. But if the GOP were to retaliate by finding other ways to slow or...
  • Visual Effects Artists to Protest Obama's DreamWorks Animation Visit

    As President Obama visits DreamWorks Animation's Glendale campus on Tuesday, visual effects artists, frustrated by the outsourcing of jobs to foreign countries that offer generous subsidies, are planning a rally outside the DreamWorks Animation campus...
  • Senate Democrats go nuclear to preserve majority rule

    WASHINGTON -- The old axiom, be careful what you wish for because you may get it, is back in play here with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's successful change in Senate rules dealing with that old albatross, the filibuster. After five years of...
  • Letters: Senate Democrats go nuclear

    Letters: Senate Democrats go nuclear
    Re "Senate curbs filibusters in historic shift," Nov. 22 Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and his Democratic colleagues have changed the filibuster rule to exclude nominations for administration appointees (except for Supreme Court justices)....
  • New breed of Senate Democrats drove filibuster change

    New breed of Senate Democrats drove filibuster change
    WASHINGTON — After pushing through one of the most significant rule changes in Senate history, Majority Leader Harry Reid struck a solemn tone: "This is not a time for celebration." But behind closed doors in a room off the Senate floor, some of...
  • President Obama lands at LAX, heads to fundraisers

    President Obama arrived in Los Angeles on Monday evening for a quick trip that includes appearances at three fundraisers and a tour of DreamWorks Animation SKG. Just after 5:30 p.m., the president stepped off Air Force One at Los Angeles International...
  • Obama Treks to L.A. for Hollywood-Heavy Fundraisers

    When he arrives late Monday afternoon, President Obama will attend two industry heavy fundraisers at the Beverly Hills homes of basketball great Magic Johnson and media mogul Haim Saban. Both events will be to raise money for the House Senate Victory...
  • President Obama hits Beverly Hills for twin Democratic fundraisers

    In the embrace of loyal supporters at twin Beverly Hills fundraisers, President Obama on Monday night defended his troubled healthcare plan and cast his administration as one that has defended “those ideas that built this country.” “...
  • Obama praises job growth in entertainment industry

    Obama praises job growth in entertainment industry
    President Barack Obama put the klieg light on Hollywood Tuesday, crediting the motion picture and television industry for being an engine of growth and a bright spot in a recovering economy. "Entertainment is one of the bright spots of our economy,"...
  • Letters: 'Nuclear option' -- it's about time

    Re "New breed in the Senate," Nov. 23 It's about time the Democrats showed some backbone. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) statement to Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) years ago that "we've got to change the culture" was sadly prescient....