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  • 5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday. ___ CONGRESSMAN LEADING TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE HAS RELATIONSHIP WITH AIRLINE LOBBYIST Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster says his...
  • Enhance trust in Congress through improved tele-town halls

    I recently had an irresistible proposition for a member of Congress: "What if I could show you a technology which, in one hour, would make thousands of your constituents consider you accessible and fair, increase their trust in your judgment, and triple...
  • Rep. Cleaver's civility a key part of his leadership appeal

    WASHINGTON Every power player in Washington, D.C., has a different metric for what makes a day a success. For one Missouri Democrat, it comes down to whether he was able to do his job without stepping on people. "I want to say, 'I did nothing today to...
  • Cuba off the U.S. terrorism list: Goodbye to a Cold War relic

    Cuba off the U.S. terrorism list: Goodbye to a Cold War relic
    History may ultimately view it as an incremental step in the normalization of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, but the Obama administration's decision this week to drop the island nation from the list of state sponsors of terrorism...
  • The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise

    The proposed fast-track compromise isn't much of a compromise
    What's gotten into this Congress? Fresh off of bipartisan deals on two excruciatingly tough political issues -- funding the Department of Homeland Security despite Republicans' fierce opposition to President Obama's executive actions on immigration, and...
  • Time to retire the Father Serra statue in Washington?

    Time to retire the Father Serra statue in Washington?
    Deciding which historical figures to honor is a complicated business. The U.S. Capitol is full of statues of slaveholders and Confederate leaders and killers of Indians, yet we don't automatically remove them because, well, our history is our history,...
  • Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors

    Ending years of last-minute fixes, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation permanently changing how Medicare pays doctors, a rare bipartisan achievement by Democrats and Republicans. The bill overhauls a 1997 law that aimed to slow...
  • Congressman admits relationship with airline lobbyist

    The chairman of the House committee that handles aviation legislation acknowledged Thursday that he has a "private and personal relationship" with an airline industry lobbyist. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and...
  • Top US lawmakers strike deal to fast-track trade deals

    Top congressional lawmakers struck a long-sought, bipartisan agreement Thursday for the broadest trade policy pact in years, allowing President Barack Obama to negotiate trade accords for Congress' review and move forward with talks on a sweeping...
  • Newspaper's role in Capitol stunt examined

    A Florida newspaper that knew ahead of time that a man planned to fly a gyrocopter into restricted airspace at the U.S. Capitol faced questions Thursday about whether its editors should have used this knowledge to try and stop the risky stunt. The...
  • Today: Feeling Unlucky. NFL's Risky Business.

    Hello. I'm Davan Maharaj, the editor of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines you shouldn't miss today. a img{ border:none; } .left{ float:left; } .right{ float:right; } .clear{ clear:both; } .hide{ display:none; } .featureWrap{ border:...