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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Affordable Care Act is helping control health-care spending increases

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose, Calif., Mercury News on Wednesday, Dec. 10. ����� As Republicans in Congress gear up in January for their most aggressive attack yet on President Barack Obama's health-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Democrats sour over government funding bill with Republican priorities

    The mood among Democrats on Capitol Hill soured as details of a $1.1-trillion spending bill confronted them Wednesday with the reality of their eroding political leverage. Elections have consequences, Democratic negotiators said as they spent much of...
  • Republicans criticize torture report, defend CIA but not its methods

    Republicans criticize torture report, defend CIA but not its methods
    A Democratic-led panel's explosive report detailing abuses in post-Sept. 11 intelligence gathering met with an uneasy and uneven response Tuesday from Republicans, who alternately questioned its accuracy, warned of a potential international backlash or...
  • 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...
  • Mary Landrieu's loss and the end of ticket splitting

    Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu's defeat in the Dec. 6 runoff certainly was no surprise. If anything, it seemed inevitable since the evening of Nov. 4, when it became clear a Republican rout was underway and Democrats would lose control of the Senate. But...
  • Congress expresses little appetite for policy change, new legislation in wake of CIA report

    WASHINGTON The Senate Intelligence Committee's report Tuesday on the CIA's use of torture is unlikely to trigger major policy changes or even official introspection, but it ignited a new uncivil war of words between Republicans and Democrats in Congress...