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  • John Boehner suggests leaving immigration out of 2015 budget talks

    Hoping to prevent a government shutdown by opponents of President Obama's immigration plan, House Speaker John A. Boehner floated a proposal Tuesday for funding most of the government — but not the immigration agencies — through the end of the...
  • Taxes, defense, appropriations the top issues on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON In the mad rush to complete work before Christmas, there are three big-ticket items on which Democrats and Republicans seem to agree. "Obviously the Senate is waiting on the House with respect to the tax extender package, the way forward on...
  • Legislation creating savings accounts for disabled nears congressional vote

    Legislation creating savings accounts for disabled nears congressional vote
    WASHINGTON— In a politically divided Congress that has led to more finger-pointing than legislative action, a proposal pushed by Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey appears to be bridging that divide. The legislation to create tax-free savings accounts...
  • House GOP floats multipronged approach to avert government shutdown

    WASHINGTON House Republican leaders took members' temperatures Tuesday morning on a multipart plan to avert a government shutdown and hold President Barack Obama accountable for his recent unilateral changes to immigration law. GOP lawmakers are still...
  • Donald P. Russo: Will Republicans be able to accomplish their goals in next two years?

    Donald P. Russo: Will Republicans be able to accomplish their goals in next two years?
    We survived the 2014 midterm elections. The American people have spoken. But what did they say? One thing we know for certain, the voters did not like President Obama. What is surprising, however, is how quickly political pundits began focusing on the...
  • How Democrats can save their agenda

    How Democrats can save their agenda
    President Barack Obama issued a veto threat last week against a corporate tax-cutting orgy that promised the world to many powerful interests but did little for the middle class and nothing for low-income Americans. The president's move was singularly...
  • Republicans Must Restore Balance Of Power

    Republicans Must Restore Balance Of Power
    For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. — Newton's Third Law of Motion America's Newtonian Constitution might again function according to Madisonian expectations if a provoked Congress regains its spine and self-respect,...
  • Iran nuclear talks extended after deadline brings no deal

    The failure of six world powers to complete a nuclear deal with Iran by Monday’s deadline sets up a political battle between Congress, where lawmakers are calling for tougher sanctions, and the White House, which fears such a move would drive Tehran...
  • President Obama takes immigration plan on the road to win support

    President Obama's plan to spare millions from the threat of deportation shifted Friday from the political trappings of Washington to an emotional rally at a Las Vegas high school gymnasium, where he attempted to put a human face on his divisive...
  • Obama's immigration announcement draws praise and bitter criticism

    President Obama's announcement that he would take executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally to stay and work drew quick reaction across the political spectrum Thursday. Here's a sampling: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.):...
  • To stop the government from collecting our phone records, pass the USA Freedom Act

    Almost a year and a half after Edward Snowden revealed that the government was collecting the telephone records of millions of Americans, Congress may be about to end that program — if it doesn't succumb to specious arguments from defenders of the...