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  • Amid allegations, some consider removing Dennis Hastert's presence

    Amid allegations, some consider removing Dennis Hastert's presence
    A portrait of Dennis Hastert hangs in a place of honor in the Capitol, alongside portraits of Henry Clay, Sam Rayburn, Carl Albert, Tip O'Neill, Newt Gingrich and other giants of Congress. With Hastert accused of lying to the FBI over bank withdrawals...
  • GOP leadership metes out retribution for rules votes

    WASHINGTON It may not stop the most diehard conservatives six Republicans voted against yet another procedural motion Tuesday but GOP leadership is pushing back against members of its own party who vote "no" on rules, removing from the whip team three...
  • APNewsBreak: GOP leaders putting together trade rescue plan

    After talks with President Barack Obama, top Republican leaders in Congress put together a quick rescue plan Tuesday for highly controversial, White House-backed trade legislation that Democrats derailed in the House last week. Officials said House...
  • Fast-track trade bill to get another vote in Congress on Thursday

    Fast-track trade bill to get another vote in Congress on Thursday
    Trying to salvage President Obama's trade agenda, Republican leaders in Congress plan to vote again Thursday on legislation giving the president fast-track negotiating authority, sidestepping House Democrats’ opposition and leaving the future of a...
  • Obama, leading Republicans mounting rescue effort on trade

    Obama, leading Republicans mounting rescue effort on trade
    President Barack Obama and top Republicans in Congress joined forces Wednesday on a quick, bipartisan rescue attempt for the administration's trade agenda, left for dead in the House last week in a revolt carried out by Democrats and backed by organized...
  • Obama, leading Republicans mounting rescue effort on trade

    President Barack Obama and top Republicans in Congress joined forces Wednesday on a quick, bipartisan rescue attempt for the administration's trade agenda, left for dead in the House last week in a revolt carried out by Democrats and backed by organized...
  • Republican lawmakers shrug off Pope Francis' climate message

    Pope Francis' call for dramatic action on climate change drew a round of shrugs from congressional Republicans on Thursday, while many of the party's presidential candidates ignored it entirely. "I don't want to be disrespectful, but I don't consider him...
  • Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert's indictment resurrects Mark Foley scandal

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert's indictment resurrects Mark Foley scandal
    Allegations that J. Dennis Hastert paid hush money to cover up years-old sexual misconduct have put a new light on criticism that, as House speaker, he failed to take action against a congressman who was making improper advances toward underage male...
  • Letter: GOP leaders washing hands of accountability

    Editor: Republican Congressman Paul Ryan and House Speaker John Boehner recently said that Congressional Republicans are not accountable for the Amtrak accident outside of Philadelphia. In reality, regular cuts to Amtrak funding delayed the...
  • Hastert's past informs Boehner's disciplined course

    WASHINGTON Maybe one thing would be more shocking to Hill long-timers than the lurid criminal charges confronting the previous Republican speaker of the House: A personal scandal taking down the current Republican speaker of the House. John A. Boehner...
  • Obama: 'I don't think we're losing' the fight against Islamic State

    Obama: 'I don't think we're losing' the fight against Islamic State
    President Obama said he doesn’t think the U.S. is faltering in its fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, dismissing recent losses as a setback in what he knew would be a long fight and seeking to put the onus on Iraqi Prime...