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  • Hillary: Hiding in plain sight

    WASHINGTON -- In President Obama's struggle with Congress to win fast-track authority on trade with 12 Pacific nations, a conspicuously missing voice has been that of his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, now a declared 2016 presidential...
  • House passes bill for Congress to review Iran nuclear deal

    Congress on Thursday sent President Barack Obama a bill to give lawmakers the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran. The House overwhelmingly passed the measure, 400-25, a reflection of lawmakers' insistence on having a say in...
  • Fate of jailed and missing Americans hangs over Iran talks

    WASHINGTON As a June 30 deadline approaches for a nuclear deal with Iran, the fate of four Americans imprisoned or missing in the Islamic Republic hangs over the talks and has provoked a debate on Capitol Hill. Three a former Marine, a pastor and a...
  • Rep. Loretta Sanchez enters race for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat

    Rep. Loretta Sanchez enters race for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat
    Kamala Harris has spent months on what looked like a glide path into the U.S. Senate, but the emergence of Loretta Sanchez as her chief rival puts California's attorney general in a tough fight against a member of Congress with a history of defying low...
  • How not to win friends and influence people

    Sitting across the table in my radio studio, California Congressman John Garamendi grabbed his head in disbelief when I asked him about the Trans-Pacific Partnership: "What's the president doing?" It's the same reaction I've received from many...
  • McCain says Congress should vote on specific Guantanamo-to-US plan

    Republican Sen. John McCain said Thursday that he supports closing the prison at Guantanamo by housing detainees at a Defense Department facility in the United States but that President Barack Obama has to first present a "comprehensive plan" for...
  • Senate panel would require Congress OK to close Guantanamo

    Congress would have to approve a detailed plan submitted by President Barack Obama to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba before it could be shut down, according to legislation approved Wednesday by a Senate committee. The...
  • House passes bill for Congress to review Iran nuclear deal

     House passes bill for Congress to review Iran nuclear deal
    Congress on Thursday sent President Barack Obama a bill to give lawmakers the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran. The House overwhelmingly passed the measure, 400-25, a reflection of lawmakers' insistence on having a say...
  • Republican lawmakers urge court to block immigration expansion

    WASHINGTON More than 100 Republican members of Congress urged a federal appeals court Monday to block the Obama administration's sweeping new immigration policies such as deferred deportations. The 25 senators and 88 representatives told the U.S. Court...
  • Loretta Sanchez's public image a factor in Senate race

    Loretta Sanchez's public image a factor in Senate race
    One of the first questions facing Rep. Loretta Sanchez in her newly announced U.S. Senate bid is whether the kind of attention she has won while in Congress could weigh down her campaign. On occasion, the Orange County Democrat has made fellow party...
  • Congress is pledged to offer coverage for all, no matter how the court rules

    If you like your coverage, you can keep your coverage. That's the pledge leading members of Congress are making to 6 million Americans at risk of losing their health insurance this year because of Obama administration actions. At issue is a case before...