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  • Palazzo gets flak from tea party for backing Boehner for speaker

    WASHINGTON When Mississippi Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo decided to back John Boehner for speaker of the House this week, he prompted the kind of fiery broadside from a tea party loyalist back home that reflects the turmoil that abounds within the...
  • Don't despair on political prospects for 2015 -- yet!

    "As a Democrat, you must be so depressed starting off this new year with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress." With those words, legendary San Francisco talk show host Ronn Owens greeted me when I sat down for an interview this week during...
  • Obama says change in Cuba is inevitable, though pace is uncertain

    Obama says change in Cuba is inevitable, though pace is uncertain
    Two days after announcing the end of a half-century-long diplomatic freeze with Cuba, President Obama warned Friday that the pace of reform in the communist island nation would be uncertain but that change was inevitable. In a wide-ranging news...
  • Obama ends year with reminders that he's still not irrelevant

    Obama ends year with reminders that he's still not irrelevant
    Before jetting off to Hawaii for his annual holiday break, President Obama stood before reporters to pat himself on the back on Friday. He's proud of his accomplishments this year, he said. He's shown America solves problems. "And now I'm going to go on...
  • Rep. Michael Grimm pleads guilty in tax case, refuses to resign

    Embattled Republican Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single count of tax evasion, but said he would not resign his seat. In a Brooklyn courtroom before U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen,  Grimm admitted to aiding in the filing of a...
  • Uncertainty about Export-Import Bank causing trouble for some firms

    Uncertainty about Export-Import Bank causing trouble for some firms
    Air Tractor Inc., a Texas manufacturer of agricultural and firefighting airplanes, was excited about a multimillion-dollar order from Africa, but fresh questions about the future of the U.S. export-assistance agency now threaten the sale. The company...
  • Expiring terrorism insurance program alarms Md. industries

    Expiring terrorism insurance program alarms Md. industries
    Insurance and real estate firms are scrambling to prepare for the expiration of a federal terrorism insurance program at the end of the month, warning that construction projects could be stalled and commercial loans on shopping malls, utilities and...
  • GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake

    GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake
    In an effort to quell growing criticism, a leading House Republican said Tuesday that he regretted speaking to a white supremacist group more than a decade ago. “It was a mistake I regret, and I emphatically oppose the divisive racial and...
  • Virginia Politics: A Shad Plank lookahead to 2015

     Virginia Politics: A Shad Plank lookahead to 2015
    That was some roller coaster in politics, 2014 was. A sure-bet Senate election turned squeaker. A dance on the edge of a fiscal cliff over the state budget. A special session on the Medicaid expansion standoff that ended up … a standoff. Then...
  • How Obama's immigration plan is expected to roll out

    How Obama's immigration plan is expected to roll out
    President Obama's new set of immigration policies could affect as many as 5 million people, including the possibility of a three-year reprieve from the threat of deportation for parents of children with legal status. The new year will see those policies...
  • Can the two parties disagree without being disagreeable

    WASHINGTON -- Mitch McConnell's debut as the new Senate majority leader served at least one worthy Republican cause. It made Speaker of the House John Boehner, who easily turned back an intraparty challenge on the other side of the Capitol, seem the...