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  • Analysis: Divided GOP empowers Dems in political minority

    Winners in a bruising struggle with Republicans over homeland security funding and immigration, minority Democrats had unity on their side, along with a politician's understandable fear of terrorist attacks and the Constitution's separation of powers....
  • Senate Democrats press for vote on attorney general nominee

    Senate Democrats pressed Republican leaders Thursday to schedule a vote on the president's pick for attorney general. President Barack Obama nominated Loretta Lynch in November. She now serves as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York. A...
  • GOP leaders are struggling to show they really are in charge

    Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they really are in charge. The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed Speaker John Boehner'...
  • Senate majority leader decides not to fast-track Iran bill

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has decided not to fast-track a bill that would allow Congress a chance to review and vote on any deal the U.S. inks with Iran over its nuclear program. McConnell spokesman Don Stewart said Thursday that the...
  • AP INTERVIEW: Reid wants Congress to delay Iran legislation

    Key Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Harry Reid announced their opposition Wednesday to fast action on a bill giving Congress final say on any nuclear deal with Iran. The development appeared likely to upend GOP plans to move swiftly on the bill...
  • Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear path

    In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." President Barack Obama pushed...
  • Top Senate Republican tells states: ignore EPA carbon rules

    The Senate's top Republican is telling states to ignore a central part of President Barack Obama's plans to curb the pollution blamed for global warming. In an op-ed published Tuesday in the Lexington Herald-Leader, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of...
  • 5 misperceptions about the Homeland Security impasse

    Several misperceptions have cropped up in the heated debate over Congress' struggle to provide money for the Department of Homeland Security and avert a partial shutdown at week's end. Many Republicans want to halt the funding unless President Barack...
  • Conservatives take turns slamming Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and even Jeb Bush

    OXON HILL, Md. Republican potential presidential candidates seemed torn Thursday: Would they get more accolades from conservatives by bashing President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton or Jeb Bush? It was hard to say whom the thousands of activists...
  • Netanyahu to meet McConnell, Reid on day of speech to Congress

    WASHINGTON Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet next week with the top Republican and Democrat in the U.S. Senate after rejecting a request for a meeting from two of the chamber's key Democrats. Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint...
  • Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown

    Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown
    Senate leaders moved toward a deal Wednesday to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, sidestepping a fight over immigration policy. President Barack Obama, meanwhile, declared his administration would curtail deportation of immigrants...