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  • Obama to act on immigration, won't wait for new GOP Senate

    WASHINGTON Rancor over immigration escalated Friday after President Barack Obama, speaking halfway around the world, promised to go through with a controversial executive order that would shield as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from...
  • Obama, Congress set to clash over Keystone XL pipeline

    Democrats’ efforts to press a vote on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline appear to be setting up the first legislative postelection showdown between the White House and Congress. In the days since his party suffered heavy losses in the midterm...
  • 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...
  • GOP united behind McConnell as new Senate leader; divided Dems elect Reid

    WASHINGTON Senate Republicans on Thursday elected Mitch McConnell of Kentucky to be majority leader of the new Senate in January, putting the longtime lawmaker in place as the party's chief adversary to President Barack Obama. The second Kentuckian to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • GOP debates immigration strategy as Obama considers executive actions

    GOP debates immigration strategy as Obama considers executive actions
    Congressional Republicans have split into competing factions over how to respond to President Barack Obama's expected moves to change the nation's immigration system, which are likely to include protecting millions from being deported. The first,...
  • Where the buck really stops

    Where the buck really stops
    The thrashing that voters administered to the Democrats in the midterm congressional elections confirmed the old admonition Harry Truman kept on his White House desk: "The buck stops here." The Republicans widened their hold on the House and wrested...
  • Threats and promises on immigration

    Threats and promises on immigration
    House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama would be "inviting big trouble" by taking unilateral action on immigration. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it would be "like waving a red flag in front of a bull." Well, get...
  • GOP mulls next CBO director

    WASHINGTON Flush from their capture of the Senate, Republicans in both chambers are reviewing more than a dozen potential candidates to succeed Douglas W. Elmendorf as director of the Congressional Budget Office after his term expires Jan. 3. They...
  • US-China climate deal is either a good start or a 'non-binding charade'

    WASHINGTON As environmentalists and the White House celebrated a major agreement with China over combating climate change, Republicans on Capitol Hill immediately began attacking it, and even the president's allies said more needed to be done. A key...