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  • No movement in budget standoff, but some hints at how it could end

    No movement in budget standoff, but some hints at how it could end
    WASHINGTON — Neither side in the standoff over the federal budget showed signs of movement Sunday as the shutdown of government agencies moved toward its second week, although both hinted at some aspects of what a potential deal eventually could...
  • Bad signs on immigration

    Bad signs on immigration
    Even as the Senate takes up the issue of immigration reform this week, Republicans are increasingly giving indications that the effort isn't likely to go very far. First, it was Sen. Marco Rubio's dance around the issue — repeatedly speaking out...
  • GOP's Obamacare obsession is starting to look like political suicide

    GOP's Obamacare obsession is starting to look like political suicide
    Many present-day Republicans seem bent on making "Backward, Christian Soldiers" their marching song in their relentless determination to "repeal and replace Obamacare," even to the point of repeating their lemming-like plunge over the cliff of another...
  • Alabama Republican is Senate's top talker of 2013

    Alabama Republican is Senate's top talker of 2013
    WASHINGTON -- Even in the year of the filibuster, it turns out that slow and steady wins the race. Though some of his Republican colleagues made marathon stands on the Senate floor in 2013, it is Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) who has the distinction of...
  • A keep-the-bums-in mood may prevail in midterm election

    A keep-the-bums-in mood may prevail in midterm election
    After a highly contentious, hugely unproductive session, members of the most unpopular Congress in history will face voters this year and, very likely, win reelection in overwhelming numbers. It is a paradox of these discontented times. Participants...
  • Senate vote on jobless aid postponed; bad weather strands senators

    Senate vote on jobless aid postponed; bad weather strands senators
    WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) abruptly postponed Monday evening's planned vote on extending unemployment benefits after a Republican complained that proceeding would be unfair because weather-related airline delays had...
  • 10 Republican senators want Sebelius fired over Obamacare rollout

    10 Republican senators want Sebelius fired over Obamacare rollout
    WASHINGTON - Ten Republican senators have called on President Obama to fire Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who is overseeing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its troubled website. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and...
  • Iran agrees to nuclear limits

    Iran agrees to nuclear limits
    GENEVA — Six world powers and Iran reached a preliminary agreement early Sunday to curb Tehran's disputed nuclear program after a marathon negotiating session, potentially ending a decade of diplomatic stalemate. After four days of talks that...
  • Iran deal deserves a chance

     Iran deal deserves a chance
    By definition, the interim agreement under which Iran agreed to suspend progress on its nuclear program in exchange for limited relief from economic sanctions isn't a permanent solution. But the deal worked out in Geneva over the weekend nevertheless...
  • Obama administration says deadline met for major website fixes

    Obama administration says deadline met for major website fixes
    — The Obama administration said Sunday that it has met its deadline to fix the major problems that have hobbled the federal health care website since its disastrous debut two months ago, but officials acknowledged more repairs are necessary....
  • Major health website bugs fixed, officials say, but more work needed

    Major health website bugs fixed, officials say, but more work needed
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Sunday it had met its deadline to fix the major problems that have hobbled the federal healthcare website since its disastrous debut two months ago, but officials acknowledged that further repairs were...