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  • Federal land deals full of thorny trade-offs

    One of the most ambitious public lands packages in years is speeding through Congress after being quietly attached to a must-pass bipartisan defense bill that cleared the House on Thursday. The measure includes about 70 public lands projects,...
  • Number of immigrants deported from U.S. dropped sharply in last year

    Number of immigrants deported from U.S. dropped sharply in last year
    The number of immigrants deported from the U.S. fell sharply in the last year, a decline driven by the Obama administration's struggle to handle the surge of Central American migrants and its continuing shift in deciding whom to deport. The decrease was...
  • Obama's push for political ambassadors reaching lame-duck limit

    WASHINGTON Perhaps the last important contribution Max Baucus made to the culture of the Senate, where he spent 35 years, was to offer a blunt truth before becoming the American envoy in Beijing. "I'm no real expert on China," the Montana Democrat...
  • House votes to declare Obama's immigration actions 'null and void'

    House votes to declare Obama's immigration actions 'null and void'
    House Republicans approved a measure Thursday that aims to ‎block the Obama administration from moving to shield millions from deportation, a largely symbolic legislative response to the president's new immigration policy that reflects lawmakers'...
  • Boehner vows to avoid government shutdown with help from Democrats

    Boehner vows to avoid government shutdown with help from Democrats
    Overriding objections from some conservative Republicans, House Speaker John Boehner vowed on Thursday to plow ahead with a spending bill that averts a government shutdown while keeping some budget "leverage" over President Barack Obama's immigration...
  • Veterans march on Capitol Hill to bring suicide prevention bill to floor

    WASHINGTON A group of veterans marched with American flags in hand to the Hart Senate Office Building Thursday to urge the Senate to act on a bill to prevent veteran suicides. "Now we're looking at December, the session is almost over and we're trying to...
  • House votes against Obama immigration order

    WASHINGTON The House of Representatives issued a symbolic rebuke of President Barack Obama's immigration action Thursday in the first phase of a multistep Republican plan to avert a government shutdown next week while retaining the party's ability to...
  • Obama, Mitch McConnell start anew to warm up their relationship

    President Obama and soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell staged their first White House one-on-one since the midterm election shifted control of the Senate to Republicans, opening a new chapter Wednesday in what has been a cool and distant...
  • Ann McFeatters: A holiday wish list for our friends in Washington

    WASHINGTON 'Tis the season for catalogues. Tons of them. And although our politicians have not been kind and considerate to us this past year, here are some gift suggestions for some of them. For Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., the Senate's most passionate...
  • As clock ticks, Congress considers tax-free savings accounts for disabled people

    WASHINGTON Jawanda Mast is a mom on a mission. Every year, the 53-year-old Mast boards a plane from her home in Olathe, Kan., to Washington, determined to persuade Congress to create tax-free savings accounts for people with disabilities. Her daughter...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz wants to block funds for Obama's immigration plan

    Sen. Ted Cruz stood outside the Capitol on a dreary Wednesday, leading the charge against President Obama's immigration plan. But it was not entirely clear who was following him. The Texas Republican was imploring fellow GOP members to block money for...