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  • Seniors rattled by endless risk of Medicare cuts to doctors

    New momentum for a lasting fix to Medicare's doctor-payment problem shows that lawmakers may finally be recognizing what has long bothered their constituents.
  • Massive starfish deaths prompt calls for emergency help

    WASHINGTON With millions of starfish dying all along the West Coast, Washington state Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives say it's time for Congress to intervene and find out why. The outbreak, first noticed in the state by rangers in...

    Analysis: Netanyahu address lives up to controversial expectations

    WASHINGTON In January, when Speaker John A. Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress, it caused the type of controversy and media attention normally reserved for a declaration of war, not a speech that's little...

    Late push by House GOP produces a border bill (with bleak prospects)

    Late push by House GOP produces a border bill (with bleak prospects)
    House Republicans went overtime Friday, expending an enormous amount of political energy to try to reach consensus on a border-crisis measure that is almost certain never to become law. The last-minute push came as lawmakers were about to head into a...

    Council candidates announce some endorsements

    Council candidates announce some endorsements
    One in a series of occasional stories noting City Council candidates' endorsements leading up to November's general election. City Council candidates Michele Hall and Robert Zur Schmiede have received endorsements from current council members, according...