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  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Salem News (Mass.), June 11, 2015 Free trade agreements are generally beneficial to the American economy, and we have supported such agreements in the...
  • Long odds ahead now for Obama on his troubled trade agenda

    The White House and Republican leaders in Congress face long odds in trying to revive trade legislation after a telling defeat engineered by President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats. Obama's ambitious trade agenda is in serious doubt, as is his quest...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Thousands of Syrians flee into Turkey amid fighting between Kurds and Muslim militants Thousands of Syrians cut through a border fence and crossed over into Turkey on Sunday, fleeing intense fighting in northern Syria between Kurdish fighters and...
  • Hillary Clinton says Obama must work with Democrats on trade

    Hillary Clinton says Obama must work with Democrats on trade
    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Sunday that President Barack Obama should use a setback in Congress to seek the best possible trade agreement with 11 other Pacific Rim nations, pointing to the stumbles over the pact as an opportunity to address Democrats'...
  • Chances of changing Dodd-Frank appear to rest with handful of moderate Democrats

    WASHINGTON A handful of moderate Senate Democrats will probably determine whether Congress can pass legislation making the most significant changes to the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul since it was enacted five years ago, in the wake of the economic...
  • Rep. Randy Forbes defends funding strategy for new subs

    Last week, Rep. Randy Forbes found himself in a familiar place: Explaining why Congress should pay for the Navy's top priority outside of the annual shipbuilding budget. And for the second time in as many months, the Chesapeake Republican got his way in...
  • Trade loss an ominous sign for Obama in month of challenges

    The trade defeat in Congress was an ominous sign in a month of challenges that could help determine President Barack Obama's standing for the rest of his second term. Fellow Democrats rebuffed last-minute appeals to rescue his global trade agenda, and...
  • Obamacare after the Supreme Court ruling

    Obamacare after the Supreme Court ruling
    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule within days on a key part of the Affordable Care Act, a ruling that could strip away federal subsidies that millions of people receive for their health insurance. The issue: Whether the law provides subsidies...
  • Clinton email scandal affects State Department funding

    WASHINGTON Democrats are expected to put up a fight in the coming days and weeks over a Republican plan to withhold a substantial amount of the State Department's operating budget as punishment for the amount of time it is taking the agency to produce the...
  • Clinton: Obama should use trade fight to his advantage

    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Sunday that President Barack Obama should use a setback in Congress to seek the best possible trade agreement with 11 other Pacific Rim nations, pointing to the stumbles over the pact as an opportunity to address Democrats'...
  • Majority in U.S. wants Congress to ensure Obamacare subsidies, poll finds

    Majority in U.S. wants Congress to ensure Obamacare subsidies, poll finds
    Nearly two-thirds of Americans want Congress to ensure that residents in every state can receive insurance subsidies though the Affordable Care Act, according to a new national poll conducted as the Supreme Court prepares to decide a legal challenge...