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  • What new Republican Congress can learn from Bill Clinton

    The following editorial was posted by Bloomberg News on Tuesday, Jan. 6 It is premature, if not naive, to say that the new Congress, which started Tuesday, heralds a new era of bipartisanship. Better for U.S. Republicans, with a firmer hold on the...
  • Re-elected speaker, Boehner says Obama should back GOP bills on energy, jobs

    Newly re-elected House Speaker John Boehner says he wants President Barack Obama to back Republican bills on energy and jobs as a way to break the partisan logjam that has stalled legislation in recent years. In prepared remarks, the Ohio Republican also...
  • Capitol Hill Californians will push for drought legislation again

    WASHINGTON Another year, another California water fight. This week, as the 114th Congress commences, lawmakers prepare to revive anti-drought proposals that divided the state last year. Tactics and strategies are still being crafted and the outcome is...
  • A strategy for 'responsible' Republicans to do some good

    With Republican majorities in both houses, the new Congress should begin by focusing on traditional GOP priorities: improving the nation's sagging infrastructure, reforming an unwieldy tax code and finding ways to boost middle-class opportunity. When...
  • White House says it will veto first bill in GOP-controlled Senate to approve oil pipeline

    The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, in what was expected to be the first of many confrontations over...
  • 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...
  • Boehner survives rebellion by GOP conservatives

    WASHINGTON The Republican-controlled 114th Congress was sworn in Tuesday with John Boehner surviving a challenge to his speakership from dissatisfied lawmakers from his own party. While the first day of the new Congress was a celebratory occasion for...
  • For better or worse, spending bill passes

    As British comedian John Oliver not long ago observed, Congress never loses its capacity to disappoint you. The omnibus 10-month $1.1 trillion spending plan approved by the U.S. Senate over the weekend following a close vote in the House last Thursday...
  • Obama rescues Boehner with spending bill

    How often will President Barack Obama come to the rescue of House Speaker John Boehner even when Republican leaders aren't willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party? These are among the questions...
  • Obama: Spending bill vital to government workers, especially military

    President Obama said Monday that the new government spending bill is important to U.S. troops and others serving the country and that he plans to sign the measure. The $1.1-trillion proposal will keep the government running and even includes a hike in...
  • Mr. Waxman leaves Washington

    It was a Republican who once paid Democrat Henry Waxman the rough compliment of being "tougher than a boiled owl." Many of the big things Waxman helped to make into law in his four decades in Congress took bipartisan work, the kind that has all but...