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  • Order on immigration could guarantee gridlock

    Order on immigration could guarantee gridlock
    After last week's election flipped control to Republicans from Democrats in the U.S. Senate and added to the GOP majority in the House, leaders in both parties insisted they didn't want to go back to bickering as usual. Senate Republican leader Mitch...
  • Going solo on immigration: Obama weighs reform options

    Shortly before President Obama left for Asia last weekend, aides gave him an ambitious list of potential actions he can order to change enforcement of immigration laws without congressional approval. Senior aides will give Obama their final...
  • Virginia's gas tax headed up

    Virginia's gas tax headed up
    RICHMOND — Virginia's gas tax will almost certainly increase Jan. 1, ratcheting up about 45 percent because of last year's landmark transportation funding deal and a congressional unwillingness to crack down on Internet sales tax collections....
  • Boehner inherits new opportunity as head of robust GOP House majority

    Since taking the gavel in 2011, House Speaker John A. Boehner has looked like a man under siege, often captive to the whims of a rambunctious conservative flank looking for any excuse to oust him. But not since 1947 has a Republican enjoyed the kind...
  • Will new Congress intensify partisan strife?

    Will new Congress intensify partisan strife?
    With barely a week to go before another government shutdown could be upon us, the Republican leaders in Congress vow it won't happen this time. They have been huddling over ways to avert it, while other congressional Republicans plot other ways to...
  • Empty threats vs. real immigration reform

    House Republicans once again find themselves choosing whether to govern or to make a point. Last year they embarked on a destined-to-fail effort to "defund Obamacare," leading to a 16-day government shutdown. Now, some Republicans want to "defund amnesty,...
  • Jobs and wages surge in November, raising expectations for 2015

    WASHINGTON November hiring smashed expectations and raised prospects for stronger-than-expected economic growth in 2015, experts said after a solid jobs report from the government Friday. Employers added 321,000 jobs in November, hourly earnings surged,...
  • Boehner suggests he won't cave to conservatives

    WASHINGTON As conservatives push back against a bill to fund the government past Dec. 11, Speaker John Boehner signaled Thursday that he didn't expect to make any sizable changes to the bill in order to placate voices to the right. "I expect that we'll...
  • House votes to declare Obama's immigration actions 'null and void'

    House votes to declare Obama's immigration actions 'null and void'
    House Republicans approved a measure Thursday that aims to ‎block the Obama administration from moving to shield millions from deportation, a largely symbolic legislative response to the president's new immigration policy that reflects lawmakers'...
  • Boehner vows to avoid government shutdown with help from Democrats

    Boehner vows to avoid government shutdown with help from Democrats
    Overriding objections from some conservative Republicans, House Speaker John Boehner vowed on Thursday to plow ahead with a spending bill that averts a government shutdown while keeping some budget "leverage" over President Barack Obama's immigration...
  • House votes against Obama immigration order

    WASHINGTON The House of Representatives issued a symbolic rebuke of President Barack Obama's immigration action Thursday in the first phase of a multistep Republican plan to avert a government shutdown next week while retaining the party's ability to...