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  • Bills would curb governor's power to replace U.S. senators

    Bills would curb governor's power to replace U.S. senators
    Two Montgomery County Democratic legislators have introduced legislation that would strip the governor of the power to name a long-term replacement to the U.S. Senate in the event of a vacancy and instead fill the post through a special election. For...
  • Eric Holder: Gun lobby 'simply won' by killing Sandy Hook reforms

    Eric Holder: Gun lobby 'simply won' by killing Sandy Hook reforms
    The inability to enact new gun safety laws after the Sandy Hook school shooting ranks as "the single failure" of his tenure, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said in a televised interview. "The gun lobby simply won, you know?" Holder said in an interview...
  • Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

    Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat
    A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a fight next week pitting newly empowered Republicans against President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats. The Energy and Natural Resources committee...
  • Obama issues second veto threat in 2 days

    Obama issues second veto threat in 2 days
    The White House issued its second veto threat in as many days Wednesday against top-priority legislation of the new, Republican-controlled Congress, and GOP leaders said they intend to keep challenging President Barack Obama to sign early measures that...
  • GOP-controlled House votes to approve Keystone pipeline

    GOP-controlled House votes to approve Keystone pipeline
    For four years, Republicans in Congress have been accused of obstructing President Barack Obama's agenda. Now, with the House and Senate under their control, GOP leaders are ready to turn the tables. Over the next few months, congressional leaders...
  • Elizabeth Warren keeps pressure on Hillary Clinton and Democrats ahead of 2016

    Elizabeth Warren keeps pressure on Hillary Clinton and Democrats ahead of 2016
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has an explanation for the singular nature of her power. "I'll always be an outsider. That's how I understand the world," the Massachusetts Democrat said in an interview. "There's a real benefit to being clear about this. I know...
  • U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges

    U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges
    A landmark agreement on climate change between the U.S. and China, the world's top two polluting nations, faced immediate challenges from experts who warned that it would require an overhaul of China's economy and from Republicans in Congress who vowed to...
  • Blumenthal Pushing To Resurrect Vets Suicide Prevention Bill

    Blumenthal Pushing To Resurrect Vets Suicide Prevention Bill
    HARTFORD — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is resurrecting a measure to help prevent suicide among the armed forces and service veterans. The Democrat appeared in Hartford on Tuesday with the leaders of state veterans' organizations to tout...
  • White House says Obama would veto bill to approve Keystone pipeline

    White House says Obama would veto bill to approve Keystone pipeline
    President Obama would veto legislation aimed at forcing him to speed up approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, the White House said Tuesday, setting up a showdown with Congress just hours after Republicans took control. White House spokesman Josh Earnest...
  • Congressional Democrats have a list of resolutions for Obama

    Congressional Democrats have a list of resolutions for Obama
    Returning to Washington with fewer numbers and increased doubt about their direction in the new Congress, Democrats are pushing President Obama to pursue a more aggressive economic agenda that lays the groundwork for a political rebound in 2016 by...
  • This Democratic 'reform' would make Obamacare more expensive. Bad idea.

    This Democratic 'reform' would make Obamacare more expensive. Bad idea.
    A caucus of seven nervous Democratic senators, led by Mark Begich of Alaska, has been pushing a plan to "reform" the Affordable Care Act by allowing insurers to offer an even skimpier insurance plan than the skimpiest permitted now.  The idea of their...