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  • Cruz asks GOP to block funding for Obama's immigration action

    WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz implored fellow Republicans on Wednesday to block funding for the president's immigration action a gambit that could complicate last-minute talks to keep the government open past next week. The Texas senator also demanded a...
  • John Boehner suggests leaving immigration out of 2015 budget talks

    Hoping to prevent a government shutdown by opponents of President Obama's immigration plan, House Speaker John A. Boehner floated a proposal Tuesday for funding most of the government — but not the immigration agencies — through the end of the...
  • Democrats have something to prove, not Republicans

    Democrats have something to prove, not Republicans
    Apparently, The Sun wants it's readers to believe that the 2013 government shutdown over Obamacare was an "unmitigated disaster" for the Republican party politically ("Pass the spending bill," Dec. 1). That's really funny considering the fact that the...
  • It's beginning to feel a lot like tax-mess

     It's beginning to feel a lot like tax-mess
    Maybe it's time to coin a new song for the holidays, something along the lines of, "It's beginning to feel a lot like tax-mess." Like clockwork, as the holiday shopping season progresses, politicians begin to wrangle in Washington about taxes. It's...
  • Zealous conservatives appear unlikely to compromise in next Congress

    After November's midterm election, polls found that most Americans wanted their members of Congress to seek compromise — anything to end the gridlock that has plagued Washington. An NBC-Wall Street Journal survey found that even among Republicans,...
  • Legislation creating savings accounts for disabled nears congressional vote

    Legislation creating savings accounts for disabled nears congressional vote
    WASHINGTON— In a politically divided Congress that has led to more finger-pointing than legislative action, a proposal pushed by Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey appears to be bridging that divide. The legislation to create tax-free savings accounts...
  • Boehner floats plan to fight Obama on immigration, avert shutdown

    Hoping to prevent a government shutdown by GOP opponents of President Obama's immigration plan, House Speaker John A. Boehner floated a proposal Tuesday that would fund most of the government -- but not the immigration agencies -- through the end of the...
  • House GOP floats multipronged approach to avert government shutdown

    WASHINGTON House Republican leaders took members' temperatures Tuesday morning on a multipart plan to avert a government shutdown and hold President Barack Obama accountable for his recent unilateral changes to immigration law. GOP lawmakers are still...
  • 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....
  • Democrats, don't fall for fantasies

    Democrats, don't fall for fantasies
    When high-mindedness collides with reality, reality usually wins. Remember this when you hear talk of making the next two years a miracle of bipartisan comity. Begin by being skeptical of the lists of what President Barack Obama and the now Republican-...
  • Is Obama now irrelevant?

    WASHINGTON -- Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton's Democratic Party lost control of the House of Representatives in the midterm congressional elections. Thereafter, he felt the need to declare at a press conference that "the president is relevant...