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Reuters* Part of Obama's push to make good on pledge * Sloan has little foreign policy experience * 'Going to be a difficult job' By Steve Holland and Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, June 17 (Reuters) - Cliff Sloan has represented Jon Bon Jovi's band in legal...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON A fight is brewing over President Barack Obama's efforts to fill three vacancies on a single federal court that Republicans claim doesn't do enough work to merit them. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, wants to cut three seats from the U.S. Court...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON The Senate intelligence committee chairman on Thursday vowed an effort to limit the access of government contract workers, such as Edward Snowden, to highly classified information. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., made the promise after...
WASHINGTON — With an overwhelming vote, the Senate on Tuesday launched debate on an ambitious overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, as Republicans, most of whom have not yet embraced the effort, declined to stand in the way of bringing it to...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - For lawmakers in Washington, the daily chase for money can begin with a breakfast fundraiser in the side room of a Washington restaurant. At noon, there might be a $500-per-plate lunch with lobbyists in a Capitol Hill town house....
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON Members of Congress on Tuesday expressed growing doubts about the way the country's top-secret surveillance programs are managed, even as the top legislators from each party voiced confidence in the programs and showed little interest in a...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama prodded Congress Tuesday to send him a bill by fall remaking the nation's immigration laws, even as the Senate prepared to cast its first floor votes on the landmark measure opening a door to citizenship...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON Three years after it passed, President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats are still trying to sell the federal health care law to a skeptical nation. Lawmakers, armed with tool kits and fact sheets, are fanning out across the nation to tout the...
WASHINGTON – Even before New Jersey’s new U.S. senator took the oath of office, Democrats seemed to be lobbying the Republican for his vote on a key legislative priority: expanded background checks on gun buyers. Jeffrey Chiesa, appointed...
The Philadelphia InquirerWASHINGTON Jeffrey S. Chiesa was sworn in as New Jersey's new U.S. senator Monday on the floor of the Senate, becoming the first Republican to represent the state in the chamber since Nicholas Brady in 1982. Chiesa, 47, was appointed last week by Gov....
WASHINGTON -- President Obama complained about the looming interest rate hike on student loans in a Rose Garden event Friday morning and urged Americans to call, write and tweet their Republican members of Congress to do something about it. But on...
As is often his wont, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s recent column on Obamacare provided a very one-sided narrative using gross generalizations and failing to provide context for his arguments ("Lost jobs, higher costs: Obamacare hits home," May 26). Mr....
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