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  • Sen. Ted Cruz introduces bills to stop gay marriage

    WASHINGTON Days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage, Sen. Ted Cruz has filed two bills to protect states that bar gay couples from marrying. Cruz's legislation would establish a constitutional amendment shielding states...
  • Republicans shrug off deficit woes in half-trillion-dollar binge

    WASHINGTON Republicans in the U.S. Congress who came to power pledging tight-fisted budgeting are going on a tax-cut and spending binge that would boost federal deficits by a half-trillion dollars. In part, they're doing it by sidestepping their own...
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Govs. John Kasich, R-Ohio, and Terry McAuliffe, D-Va.; Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. ___ CBS'...
  • Finally, Congress OKs bill reshaping Medicare doctors' fees

    Conservatives hated that it's expected to swell federal deficits over the coming decade. Liberals complained that it shortchanged health programs for children and women. But after years of complaints and failed efforts, huge majorities of both parties in...
  • Rubio defends his tax overhaul against criticism from all sides

    WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio defended his tax proposal Wednesday, responding to Democratic critiques that it would increase the budget deficit and Republican complaints that it doesn't cut rates enough. Rubio, a Florida...
  • Former Utah Gov. Norman Bangerter dies at 82

    Former Utah Gov. Norman Bangerter died Tuesday after suffering a stroke. He was 82. Bangerter died around 4:10 p.m. Tuesday at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, family spokesman Dave Buhler said. Bangerter had suffered a stroke Tuesday morning at...
  • Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, Bob Menendez: Sunday guests

    UPDATED: The guest list for the Sunday morning programs: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., a presidential candidate for 2016, visits CBS' "Face the Nation," CNN's "State of the Union" and NBC's "Meet the Press." Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on...
  • Rubio's policies target middle class as some Republicans cringe

    Marco Rubio says he wants to make helping the poor and middle class a Republican issue. It's not clear how much his party wants to do it. The U.S. senator from Florida, who announced his presidential run on Monday, casts himself as a "reform...
  • Where they stand: Marco Rubio on key issues of 2016 campaign

    A snapshot of where Florida Sen. Marco Rubio stands on issues likely to be debated during the Republican presidential primaries, as he enters the race. IMMIGRATION Rubio, whose parents emigrated from Cuba, was a co-author of a bipartisan immigration...
  • Grassley resistant to criminal justice overhaul, but says he's willing to talk

    WASHINGTON Sixteen senators and representatives accepted an invitation to the White House from President Barack Obama on Feb. 24 to discuss ways the administration and Congress could work together to pass a meaningful criminal justice overhaul....
  • Break over, Congress faces fights over Medicare, Iran, Lynch

    Racing the calendar, Senate leaders are pushing toward congressional approval of a bipartisan compromise that reshapes how Medicare pays physicians as lawmakers return from a spring break tangled up in domestic and foreign policy disputes. Republican and...