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  • Trey Radel plans to resign House seat today after cocaine bust

    Trey Radel plans to resign House seat today after cocaine bust
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Trey Radel plans to resign, two months after the Florida Republican pleaded guilty to drug possession, prompting a congressional investigation and primary challenges in his district. Radel, 37, planned to inform House Speaker...
  • U.S. lawmakers reach accord on paying doctors for Medicare

    U.S. lawmakers reach accord on paying doctors for Medicare
    WASHINGTON — In a rare bipartisan agreement, congressional leaders have settled on a plan to fix Medicare's system for paying physicians, potentially ending years of uncertainty that often held up fees for doctors who care for the nation's senior...
  • 28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote

    Right-wing and tea-party groups already have House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on their enemies list, thanks to his stance on last year's bipartisan budget agreement. One can only wonder what will happen to the rest of the House GOP leadership now...
  • A trust deficit

    Most people accept the notion that politicians don't always tell the truth. Some lies are harmless enough; others more consequential. Lyndon Johnson skirted the truth when he promised during the 1964 presidential campaign not to send any more American...
  • House approves debt limit legislation with no strings attached

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday to extend the nation’s borrowing capacity for another year, all but ensuring that Congress’ recent fiscal cease-fire extends through the summer. Republican leaders...
  • Congress moves to reverse budget cuts to veterans' benefits

    WASHINGTON -- The House could vote as early as Wednesday on a bill that would raise the nation's debt ceiling and reverse a cut made to some veterans' benefits as part of the recent budget deal. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) unveiled the...
  • House Speaker Boehner drops conditions for debt ceiling legislation

    WASHINGTON - Unable to corral his restive troops around a debt ceiling plan, Speaker John A. Boehner announced Tuesday he would bring a bill to the House floor to allow continued federal borrowing with no strings attached. A vote is set for Wednesday on...
  • Drought plan unveiled by Senate Democrats

    After vowing to block a GOP plan to help farmers deal with the California drought, congressional Democrats have now unveiled their own drought proposal – a more modest proposal that would not suspend any state or federal environmental laws. The...
  • King's legacy on economic justice falling on deaf ears

    Dr. King would be angry and ashamed. Fifty years after then-President Lyndon B. Johnson used his State of the Union speech to urge an "all-out war on human poverty and unemployment," embarassing poverty rates still persist. Our nation's leaders...
  • U.S. to further delay Obamacare employer mandate

    U.S. to further delay Obamacare employer mandate
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration again delayed a requirement that large employers provide their workers with health benefits, offering businesses more relief from the president's health law deadlines. Under the law, employers with more than...
  • The troubling legacy of Obamacare

    WASHINGTON -- Like Watergate before it, Obamacare has become the gift that keeps on giving -- to partisan opponents determined to bring down an American president. In 1972, the Republican break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at...