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  • Congress passes temporary funding fix for Homeland Security, averts shutdown

    WASHINGTON A night of political brinkmanship ended late Friday when the House and Senate approved a one-week temporary spending bill to avert the partial shutdown at midnight of the Department of Homeland Security. Lawmakers in the House voted 357 to...
  • Congress goes to brink on Homeland Security shutdown debate

    WASHINGTON A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security loomed ever closer Friday evening as the House of Representatives failed to pass a short-term bill to finance the agency by midnight. It was an embarrassing defeat for House Speaker...
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Secretary of State John Kerry. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a potential Republican presidential candidate in...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Saturday Night Live'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Saturday Night Live'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Good Witch Catherine Bell reprises her...
  • John Boehner on 'Face the Nation'; Scott Walker on 'Fox News Sunday'

    John Boehner on 'Face the Nation'; Scott Walker on 'Fox News Sunday'
    UPDATED: The guest list for the Sunday morning programs this weekend: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation"in an exclusive interview at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.;...
  • Hampton Roads business leaders to visit Louisiana port

    Hampton Roads business leaders to visit Louisiana port
    A group of regional business, education and civic leaders plans to visit Louisiana in March to explore how to best prepare Hampton Roads for a potential offshore drilling industry. The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce finalized details for the three-...
  • In Richmond's defense of fellow lawmaker Scalise, a history of camaraderie

    WASHINGTON Democrat Cedric L. Richmond's defense of Steve Scalise after revelations the Republican majority whip spoke to a white supremacist group in 2002 raised eyebrows in Washington especially among other members of the Congressional Black Caucus....
  • Republican majorities struggle to get Congress working

    Republican majorities struggle to get Congress working
    After six weeks in session and 139 roll call votes in a House and Senate that feature some of the largest Republican majorities in generations, one of the most telling statistics from the new Congress is this: President Obama's veto threats outnumber...
  • Lawmakers push longshot bid to rewrite Voting Rights Act

    WASHINGTON Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner fell short in his 2014 efforts to convince GOP leadership to take up his Voting Rights Amendment Act, but the Wisconsin Republican is ready to take another stab at passing a rewrite of the historic law. But there's...
  • New boss same as the old boss? Republicans still stymied in Senate

    WASHINGTON When Republicans held only the House of Representatives, their efforts at lawmaking always died in the Democratic Senate. They thought everything would change if they could win the Senate, allowing them to pass legislation through Congress and...
  • When Chicago welcomed KKK

    When Chicago welcomed KKK
    The scene that drew residents of Central Park Avenue just south of Foster Avenue to their front porches on Aug. 16, 1921, was eerily reminiscent of "The Birth of a Nation," the film that celebrated the night-riding vigilantes who restored white...