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  • Guest column: Words 'religious freedom' used as weapons

    Guest column: Words 'religious freedom' used as weapons
    Unusual, but I want to start by talking about guns. Each day in the Senate, I know that a few of my colleagues are sporting holstered guns under their suit jackets. I am not afraid of them. I know and trust them: they would never use their guns for...
  • With Schumer endorsement, Democrats hope to avoid leadership fight

    With Schumer endorsement, Democrats hope to avoid leadership fight
    Retiring Sen. Harry Reid’s quick endorsement of New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer as the next Democratic leader in the chamber could be an early signal he hopes to avoid what could be a contentious battle for a rare opening in party leadership....
  • Analysis: Silent Ted Cruz, triumphant Elizabeth Warren, and the other 2016 moments of vote-a-rama

    WASHINGTON "Vote-a-rama" is over. The Senate has passed a budget resolution. The damage and glory to possible 2016 presidential candidates, and to their agendas, iscoming into view. The 2016 fiscal year budget, and its companion flurry of ideological...
  • House to review spending rules in wake of Schock's resignation

    WASHINGTON The Committee on House Administration announced Friday it is reviewing regulations governing lawmaker spending. The announcement comes in the wake of Illinois Republican Aaron Schock's resignation due to investigations into his spending of...
  • Big broadband firms want 'unfettered power' over Internet: FCC chief

    Big broadband firms want 'unfettered power' over Internet: FCC chief
    The nation's biggest broadband providers oppose tough net neutrality regulations because they want “unfettered power” over the Internet, the head of the Federal Communications Commission said Friday. In his most robust defense so far of...
  • Pot lovers get free seeds in nation's capital

    WASHINGTON Just in time for spring planting, hundreds of marijuana lovers in the nation's capital marked passage of the city's new pot legalization law Thursday night by getting free seeds at a neighborhood eatery only 10 minutes from the White House. "I...
  • Dr. Stanley Kogan, oral surgeon

    Dr. Stanley Kogan, a retired Baltimore oral-maxillofacial surgeon who had been chief of the department of dentistry at Sinai Hospital and what is now Northwest Hospital in addition to maintaining a private practice, died March 20 at his Pikesville home of...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of March 29-April 4. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Legislation would fix Medicare copay problem for colonoscopies

    Colorectal cancer affects one in every 20 Americans and is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. That's why, during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we're teaming up to shed light on this disease and advance legislation...
  • Two who illustrate progressiveness of women's movement

    Two who illustrate progressiveness of women's movement
    Before National Women's History Month comes to a close, I want to introduce you to two women whose lives illustrate the progressiveness of so many Northwest Indiana women. Tonj'a Robinson and Marie McKee have never met, yet both have overcome decades of...
  • Battle-weary Nigerians hope for change as election nears

    Hours before Boko Haram invaded the northeast Nigerian community of Gwoza in August, the Nigerian army left town. Members of the Islamist militant group proceeded from house to house killing men, boys and even babies. Desperate, Maria Ibrahim dressed...