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  • U LI MR PREZ

     
    Whatever one thinks of the proposal to allow BlackBerrys and other electronic devices on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, it might have one salutary effect: silencing hecklers. Remember Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C), who said, "You lie!" after......
  • Webster hires chief of staff

     
    WASHINGTON — Incoming U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, didn't have to look far when picking his first chief of staff, selecting Capitol Hill veteran Pepper Pennington, a Florida native and graduate of Edgewater High School. Most recently, ...
  • Top Republicans demand Obama weigh in on Boeing dispute

    Top Republicans demand Obama weigh in on Boeing dispute
    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and a group of Republican senators demanded Tuesday that the Obama administration weigh in on the National Labor Relations Board's complaint against Boeing, saying the complaint could jeopardize thousands of South...
  • Harlem Rep. Charlie Rangel Wants Censure Penalty Lightened

    Harlem Rep. Charlie Rangel Wants Censure Penalty Lightened
    Rep. Charles Rangel wants to tell House colleagues that censures are for corrupt politicians and he's not one of them. The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Nov. 18 to recommend a censure of the 80-year-old Democrat from New York's Harlem. Rangel...
  • Stricter proposed smoking ban passes committee

    Stricter proposed smoking ban passes committee
    The Indianapolis City-County Council is trying to take on the smoking ban again. A city-wide smoking ban targeting bars passed out of committee Tuesday. The plan will now head to the full council.   Proposal 136 seeks to strengthen the already existing...
  • Voter ID laws do not discriminate

    Voter ID laws do not discriminate
    Is there, or should there ever be, a point when a state is no longer penalized for its discriminatory past? Not according to the Department of Justice, which recently rejected a South Carolina law that would have required voters to show a valid photo...
  • 'You Lie!' On Yale List Of Year's Memorable Quotes

    'You Lie!' On Yale List Of Year's Memorable Quotes
    The fierce debate over health care hasn't led to a new law yet, but it's produced some of this year's top quotes, according to a Yale University librarian. Fred Shapiro, associate librarian and lecturer in legal research at Yale Law School, is...
  • Obama's speech game-changer? Not yet

     
    by Mark Silva There were more Democrats than Republicans watching the president's televised speech to Congress on health care last night, and they generally liked what they heard and saw - that's the first take from a fast, independent survey......
  • House censures Wilson: Party lines

     
    by Richard Simon The Democratic-controlled House today voted to admonish Republican Rep. Joe Wilson for heckling President Barack Obama during his health-care address to Congress last week, heightening partisan tensions in the Capitol. Although the...
  • White House: Racial diversion unwanted

     
    by Peter Nicholas As the nation's first black president strives to keep the public focused on healthcare, he is facing an unwanted detour into race. That's probably the last thing Barack Obama wants to discuss as he presses for a......
  • Joe Wilson has a race on his hands now

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Rep. Joe Wilson, the Republican congressman from South Carolina who called President Barack Obama a liar in public - and later apologized to the White Houseprivately - is turning to his supporters for backing as......