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  • Attorney general nominee Lynch: 'Doesn't play the political game'

    WASHINGTON Loretta Elizabeth Lynch entered politics the old-fashioned way, family first. Her father, Lorenzo A. Lynch Sr., was running for mayor of Durham, N.C. It was 1973, and the younger Lynch dutifully volunteered at the entry level. "I was 14 at...
  • Same-sex marriage bans in 4 states upheld by federal appeals court

    Same-sex marriage bans in 4 states upheld by federal appeals court
    A federal appeals court on Thursday bucked a recent trend of pro-gay marriage decisions by upholding state bans or restrictions in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, pressuring the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue. The 2-1 ruling, by the...
  • By Bailing Out Just Before Election, Visconti Damaged Third-Party Movement

    By Bailing Out Just Before Election, Visconti Damaged Third-Party Movement
    We've looked at what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley did to shape the voting landscape beyond last week's election. The third man on the ballot, petitioning candidate Joe Visconti, also played a role that will far outlast his...
  • Iowa's Grassley is first nonlawyer to head Senate Judiciary Committee

    Sen. Charles E. Grassley is fond of calling himself "a pig farmer from Iowa," but both friends and political opponents don't buy the country rube image. The 81-year-old Republican is expected Thursday to become the first nonlawyer to be elected chairman...
  • Going solo on immigration: Obama weighs reform options

    Shortly before President Obama left for Asia last weekend, aides gave him an ambitious list of potential actions he can order to change enforcement of immigration laws without congressional approval. Senior aides will give Obama their final...
  • Liberal opinions prevail

    Liberal opinions prevail
    I see Jules Witcover is at it again ("President's foreign policy intentions lie in ruins," Nov. 10). He just cannot keep from bashing George W. Bush and all Republicans in general. His recent commentary supports The Sun's view of all conservative and some...
  • Ann McFeatters: FEMA needs to lay off insolvent Hurricane Sandy victims

    WASHINGTON Just about everyone in America has legitimate complaints about the government. Duh! But when disaster strikes floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, sink holes, blizzards most people expect government to be there to help. After Hurricane Katrina,...
  • Obama veto pen could soon get a workout

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama might want to find some veto pens. A lot of them. After setting a modern record for fewest vetoes thanks to a Democratic Senate just two early on in his presidency Republicans could soon be sending him reams of...
  • GOP mulls next CBO director

    WASHINGTON Flush from their capture of the Senate, Republicans in both chambers are reviewing more than a dozen potential candidates to succeed Douglas W. Elmendorf as director of the Congressional Budget Office after his term expires Jan. 3. They...
  • What's that steady hum?

    It's happened to presidents of the United States before as they found themselves (a) entering their sixth year in office, and (b) increasingly irrelevant. The current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has just been presented with an impressive vote...
  • Senate tackles Ebola response on its first day back

    WASHINGTON The U.S. might be Ebola-free at least for now but the deadly virus was at the top of the agenda Wednesday for the lame-duck Congress. In a hearing before a Senate panel responsible for doling out federal funds, lawmakers quizzed senior...