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  • Key Republican drops opposition to EPA nominee

    Key Republican drops opposition to EPA nominee
    WASHINGTON – A key Republican senator has dropped his objection to Gina McCarthy’s confirmation to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, potentially clearing her path as Republicans seek to head off Democratic efforts to change Senate...
  • Condoleezza Rice, Taylor Branch on ‘Face the Nation’; Eva Longoria on ‘This Week’

     
    White House senior adviser David Plouffe will be a guest on ABC's “This Week,” CBS' “Face the Nation,” CNN's “State of the Union” and “Fox News Sunday.” The guest lineup this Sunday morning: “Fox...
  • Paul Ryan on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Chris Christie on 3 shows

     
    Paul Ryan, left, and Mitt Romney campaigned in Vandalia, Ohio, on Tuesday. Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images THIS ITEM HAS BEEN UPDATED: The guest list for Sunday morning: Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is a guest on “Fox News...
  • Sunday guest list: Bill Gates, Scott Walker, Nancy Pelosi

     
    The Sunday morning guest list: CNN's “State of the Union” features Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., discussing the fiscal cliff. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. Discussing theĀ fallout from Benghazi will be Sen. Roy...
  • In the Senate, crisis averted — for now

    In the Senate, crisis averted — for now
    Faced with another crisis over one of its least democratic traditions, the U.S. Senate appears to have blown off enough steam to avoid a messy and divisive showdown over the use of the filibuster. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and a handful of...
  • Missouri's Sen. McCaskill circulates petition; urges NRA to join effort to prevent mass murders

    Missouri's Sen. McCaskill circulates petition; urges NRA to join effort to prevent mass murders
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is circulating an online petition urging the National Rifle Association to "make their voice a part of the solution" to prevent future mass killings. The Missouri Democrat said in a news release...
  • O'Malley bashes Republicans on jobs on CNN

    Gov. Martin O'Malley returned to the national stage Sunday after a Democratic National Convention speech that received tepid reviews, facing off with Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt over job creation and women's issues on CNN. Questioned by CNN's Candy Crowley,...
  • Blunt Amendment: Protections For Religion, Conscience Long Established

    Blunt Amendment: Protections For Religion, Conscience Long Established
    The most demanding responsibility of a member of Congress, in my experience, was to remain open to the extraordinary diversity of opinion among my constituents and my colleagues. It's hard, and demands profound respect for those with whom you disagree,...
  • Obama 'Willing to Compromise a Little' on Fiscal Cliff

    Obama 'Willing to Compromise a Little' on Fiscal Cliff
    Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American. Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
  • Police, FBI Investigate Reported Threat Against Rep. Akin

    Police, FBI Investigate Reported Threat Against Rep. Akin
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Capitol Police are investigating a reported threat against Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri congressman who has been criticized for comments he made recently about rape. There is "an active, open investigation, Lt. Kimberly Schneider said,...
  • USNS Cesar Chavez? Navy asked to explain policy for naming ships

     
    The name USNS Cesar Chavez doesn't sit well with some senators. The Senate wants the Navy to explain how it selects names for new ships in the wake of controversy over the naming of a supply ship after labor leader Cesar Chavez....