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  • Donald P. Russo: Will Republicans be able to accomplish their goals in next two years?

    Donald P. Russo: Will Republicans be able to accomplish their goals in next two years?
    We survived the 2014 midterm elections. The American people have spoken. But what did they say? One thing we know for certain, the voters did not like President Obama. What is surprising, however, is how quickly political pundits began focusing on the...
  • EPA proposes lower ozone standard to curtail asthma, other ailments

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration proposed Wednesday to tighten the allowable limit of ozone in the air, a bid to curtail the rising problem of asthma and other respiratory ailments but one that faces strong opposition from industry groups and...
  • Democrats, don't fall for fantasies

    Democrats, don't fall for fantasies
    When high-mindedness collides with reality, reality usually wins. Remember this when you hear talk of making the next two years a miracle of bipartisan comity. Begin by being skeptical of the lists of what President Barack Obama and the now Republican-...
  • Jules Witcover: Obama's immigration gamble a bid to salvage legacy

    — Barack Obama's decision to follow through on his plan to reform immigration policy through an executive action is an uncharacteristically bold gamble, made in the hope of salvaging the final two years of his presidency and his own political...
  • It's time to kill the lame duck session

    It's time to kill the lame duck session
    The current lame duck session of Congress, which ends on Jan. 3 and includes senators and representatives defeated on Nov. 4, began with the same old partisanship that characterized the last few years in Washington, as the Senate rejected the Keystone...
  • Rand Paul wants Senate vote on declaring war on ISIS

    WASHINGTON Sen. Rand Paul has upped the ante in the debate over the role of Congress in the fight against the Islamic State. The Kentucky Republican announced Monday he would be introducing a resolution to formally declare war against the terrorist group...
  • Republicans push for more Iran sanctions as talks are extended

    WASHINGTON Monday's seven-month extension of talks about the Iranian nuclear program makes it very likely the Senate will vote on strengthening sanctions against Iran in the first part of 2015. Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican who will be...
  • Obama's immigration gamble a bid to salvage legacy

    WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's decision to follow through on his plan to reform immigration policy through an executive order is an uncharacteristically bold gamble, made in the hope of salvaging the final two years of his presidency and his own political...
  • Republicans want to oppose Obama on immigration, but how?

    Republicans in Congress are unified in their desire to fight President Obama's action to protect more than 4 million immigrants from deportation and ease rules for up to 1 million more. They just can't agree on how to do it. Should they shut down...
  • Obama's immigration announcement draws praise and bitter criticism

    President Obama's announcement that he would take executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally to stay and work drew quick reaction across the political spectrum Thursday. Here's a sampling: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.):...
  • Casey breaks with party to support Keystone XL pipeline

    Casey breaks with party to support Keystone XL pipeline
    A bill to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline failed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, sparing President Barack Obama from an expected veto of legislation that several fellow Democrats including Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey supported. The measure...