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  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

     House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate
    In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it for years. The lopsided 392-37 vote shifted pressure...
  • Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage

    Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage
    House leaders and national medical groups are working to save a potentially historic deal to overhaul the way Medicare pays doctors and head off a dramatic cut in physicians' fees slated to take effect next week. The unusual bipartisan legislation was...
  • A make-or-break week awaits Republican leaders in Congress

    A make-or-break week awaits Republican leaders in Congress
    This week offers a make-or-break moment for Republican leaders on Capitol Hill. After stumbling several times since taking control of Congress earlier this year, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)...
  • GOP uses a little 'parliamentary contortionism' to advance budget

    GOP uses a little 'parliamentary contortionism' to advance budget
    The budget battle between President Obama and congressional Republicans isn't nearly as engaging as the one among Republicans themselves. Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) once again is trying to lead a House majority with divergent goals -- splintered...
  • Ivory legality, Ukraine and downtown park: Letters

    Ivory legality, Ukraine and downtown park: Letters
    Ivory: Legal vs. illegal The article "Bill would make ivory sale illegal without its records" on OrlandoSentinel.com on Feb. 15 highlights a potentially damaging piece of legislation. While the intentions behind the bill are clearly good natured —...
  • Mia Love of Utah sworn in as first black female Republican member of Congress

    Mia Love of Utah sworn in as first black female Republican member of Congress
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mia Love of Utah became the first black female Republican in Congress on Tuesday as she was sworn in along with 57 other freshmen members of the U.S. House. Love, the 39-year-old former mayor of Saratoga Springs, was...
  • Obama-GOP rift over Iran talks redefines partisan battles

     Obama-GOP rift over Iran talks redefines partisan battles
    President Obama's hope of closing out his second term with legacy-shaping achievements on the world stage has invited the same bitter congressional opposition that has long thwarted his domestic agenda, producing a new power struggle that challenges the...
  • Is civility a lost art?

    Is civility a lost art?
    It is more than 50 years since Emily Post, the guru of etiquette, passed away. Has civility passed away with her? When Speaker of the House John Boehner referred to the president's legislation as "crap," I began to wonder. In "The Promise," his best-...
  • John Boehner's minority government of pragmatic Republicans

    Last week's drama in the House of Representatives, when Speaker John A. Boehner needed Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi to rescue him from his own rebellious party, looked like a messy disaster for Republicans. But it could have been worse. If the House...
  • Bibi does D.C.

    Bibi does D.C.
    That was quite a performance Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered on the floor of the House of Representatives, courtesy of Speaker John Boehner in his continuing campaign to impede and discredit the presidency of Barack Obama. It...
  • Speak Out: Tax cuts should have been done a long time ago

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. Kudos to Rauner: Well, these arrangements from the state where they...