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  • How Washington can improve the lives of ordinary Americans

    How Washington can improve the lives of ordinary Americans
    Obstruction is easy; governing is hard. This may become the watchword of the new Republican majority in Congress in 2015, as the House and Senate try to work with President Obama to confront numerous economic issues that either can't be put off or on...
  • World War II-era Civil Air Patrol volunteers honored on Capitol Hill

    World War II-era Civil Air Patrol volunteers honored on Capitol Hill
    When Jeri Truesdell took prospective pilots up in the air for the first time, she would tell them to sit back and feel the strength of the engine on takeoff. It was a feeling she always loved, and never forgot. "I wanted to give them the feeling," she...
  • Spending bill's campaign finance provision puts more money in politics

    A proposal hammered out in private by congressional negotiators and buried at the end of a massive federal spending bill would dismantle some of the few remaining restrictions on campaign spending, allowing wealthy donors to dramatically increase their...
  • Should the GOP continue to attack Obamacare?

    Should the GOP continue to attack Obamacare?
        Here’s a real shocker: Republicans are going to try to get rid of Obamacare. Again. Now that the GOP is feeling its oats with control of the Senate and House, one of the first orders of business will be to chip away at Obamacare if they...
  • The ratings of Ted Cruz don't intimidate GOP any more

    The ratings of Ted Cruz don't  intimidate GOP any more
    WASHINGTON — A new show has opened on Capitol Hill, and, with any luck, it will have a long run. It's called "The Taming of the Cruz." Grenade-launching Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a familiar position of obstruction last week: He called on...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Graham Norton Show'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Graham Norton Show'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES 30 for 30 This new episode of the...
  • President Obama, Democrats face rift exposed by spending bill debate

    President Obama, Democrats face rift exposed by spending bill debate
    For much of the last six years, liberal Democrats in Congress have been loyal foot soldiers for their often unpopular president. Now, a rare clash between President Obama and members of his own party suggests Democrats on the left may be marching in a new...
  • 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...
  • How to get rid of lame ducks

    How to get rid of lame ducks
    All across America, zombies are filing into legislatures to pass laws, approve appointments and release reports. The living dead, reanimated and walking among us, are senators and representatives who were defeated in November or chose to retire....
  • McCain understands moral weight of torture report

    McCain understands moral weight of torture report
    As a former prisoner of war who experienced torture at the hands of the North Vietnamese, John McCain has more standing, by far, than any of his colleagues in the U.S. Senate when it comes to rendering judgment about the CIA's Bush-era "enhanced...
  • Senate ends chaotic session with a late flurry of votes

    Senate ends chaotic session with a late flurry of votes
    A turbulent lame-duck session of Congress came to a sudden end Tuesday as the Senate rushed to clear a lingering tax bill and some key presidential nominations in a late-night flurry of final votes. Lawmakers signed off on a deal to extend $45 billion...