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  • Jindal: GOP leaders in Congress fear repealing health law

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders "fearful" of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. Jindal, a second-term Republican governor weighing a 2016 presidential candidacy, said the GOP...
  • Argentine president: late prosecutor had also praised her

    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said Sunday the prosecutor who had accused her of a criminal cover-up had also praised her, characterizing the late Alberto Nisman's actions as contradictory in a sharply worded speech that included a rebuke of...
  • Supreme Court ruling could affect congressional districts in California

    Supreme Court ruling could affect congressional districts in California
    An old statehouse joke has it that the once-a-decade process of redrawing election districts gives politicians a right to pick their voters, rather than the other way around. Now, the Supreme Court is being asked to turn that wry comment into a...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8
    There's a storm coming, Mr. President. After raiding FEMA's disaster fund to finance America Works, Frank finds himself in trouble when a massive hurricane threatens 12 states. In response, Congress offers to replenish the fund, and then some, but as...
  • Tame the temper, GOP: Show compassion on immigration

    Tame the temper, GOP: Show compassion on immigration
    I've come up with a fabulous plan to deal with the estimated 11 million people who are in this country illegally. Call Uber. Maybe the U.S. government can get a high-volume group discount, and deport everybody for a minimum rate of $2.40 per person....
  • Jerry Brown's popularity as governor doesn't extend to a presidential race

     Jerry Brown's popularity as governor doesn't extend to a presidential race
    Katherine Martinez is a Democrat from San Andreas, fiercely supportive of her state's — and party's — governor. "I have definitely followed him and definitely voted for him," she said of Jerry Brown, and she has pushed back on anyone who had...
  • Israel's Netanyahu heads to Washington for Congress speech

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran's nuclear program in a contentious address to the U.S. Congress, which he said he is delivering out of concern for Israel's...
  • Talk of the County: Palin for president, Keystone Pipeline for energy independence

    Palin for President Unlike some of you, I like common ground, so I vote Democrat and Republican. This upcoming presidential election is going to be exciting. Sarah Palin may spell trouble for Mrs. Clinton because she has the experience and ran for the...
  • 'House of Cards' recap: Season 3, Episode 7

    'House of Cards' recap: Season 3, Episode 7
    Things are strained between the Underwoods after their Moscow trip. We flash forward to the couple renewing their wedding vows a month later, but even then, things seem different between them. Frank chalks this up to their fight, where they said...
  • Christie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nominee

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors. "I promise you that over the next few months, you will...
  • GOP leaders are struggling to show they really are in charge

    Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they really are in charge. The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed Speaker John Boehner'...