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  • States already worry about latest challenge to Obamacare

    Supreme Court arguments in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act are still days away, but already, a sense of impending crisis has hit state officials and patient advocates in many parts of the country. Many worry they have no good options....
  • Fisherman's high court win spurs call for legal reform

    The Supreme Court case of a fisherman hooked by a law meant to preserve documents, not fish, is renewing calls to curb the reach of criminal laws that critics say are too vague. Groups across the political spectrum — from the liberal American Civil...
  • Bush: Borders less secure if Congress cuts off DHS dollars

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was skeptical of some conservatives' efforts to block funding for the Department of Homeland Security unless President Barack Obama's immigration actions are derailed. Bush, who is weighing a presidential bid, told party...
  • Fate of health care law is in justices' hands � again

    WASHINGTON Four little words will make a world of difference when the Supreme Court considers a potentially disabling challenge to President Barack Obama's signature health care law Wednesday. In a case that concerns language and politics more than the...
  • The health care case: Fear and loathing at the Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON Claudette Newsome of Houston knows the peril and pain of life without health insurance. When her husband, Michael, was diagnosed with a deadly sarcoma in 2007, his lost income and lack of quality health insurance forced the family into...
  • Sen. Rand Paul dislikes phone-tapping, 'origami condoms'

    OXON HILL, Md. A crowd of conservative activists chanted "Pre-si-dent Paul" as Sen. Rand Paul called Friday for limits on foreign intervention, an end to the bulk collection of Americans' phone data and no more federal funding of "origami condoms." Paul,...
  • NLRB's ambush election rule, bad policy and bad law

    Membership in labor unions has been falling for decades and is at an all-time low in the U.S. While there are many reasons for this decline, it is an indicator that many workers simply don't find unions as necessary as they once did. But the National...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of March 1-7. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • House Republican leaders scrap education vote

    In a political embarrassment for Republicans, House GOP leaders on Friday abruptly cancelled a vote on a bill to update the George W. Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law after struggling to find support from conservatives. The bill would keep the...
  • Obama to host new Afghan leaders at White House on March 24

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah are to visit the White House next month, and Ghani has accepted an invitation to speak to a joint meeting of Congress at a time when the Obama administration is weighing whether to slow...
  • GOP legal attack will cost the party

    Republican leaders have reached a new low point by using the judiciary to attack Latino immigrants. As part of their offensive against President Obama's recent executive order on immigration, which provides temporary deportation relief for an estimated 5...