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  • Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment

    President Barack Obama's long-pursued trade agenda took a giant step toward becoming law on Tuesday, and opponents grudgingly conceded they now must fight on less-favorable terrain. A key Senate vote greatly brightened Obama's hopes for a 12-nation...
  • House votes to kill health law's Medicare savings panel

    The House voted Tuesday to kill a federal panel that is supposed to find ways to curb Medicare spending, as Republicans ignored a veto threat and leveled their latest blow at President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Members of the Independent...
  • House approves bill to overhaul chemical regulation

    The House on Tuesday approved a bipartisan bill that would update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years. The House vote, 398-1, moves the bill to the Senate, where a similar measure awaits a floor vote after winning...
  • Latest on church shooting: Marchers gather in Charleston

    11 p.m. Approximately 200 people, including members of the New Black Panther party, staged a march and rally in front of the Charleston, South Carolina, church where nine people attending a Bible study were shot to death last week. The march began at...
  • Obama's fast-track trade bill clears key Senate hurdle

    Obama's fast-track trade bill clears key Senate hurdle
    Nearly two weeks after his ambitious trade agenda was nearly derailed by fellow Democrats, President Obama is poised to clinch the biggest legislative victory of his second term with a Senate vote Wednesday that would give him the authority he says he...
  • Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies

    Passwords written down on desks. Outdated anti-virus software. "Perceived ineptitude" in information technology departments. The federal government, which holds secrets and sensitive information ranging from nuclear blueprints to the tax returns of...
  • Trade bill clears Senate hurdle, at brink of final passage

    President Barack Obama's long-pursued trade agenda took a giant step toward becoming law on Tuesday, and opponents grudgingly conceded they now must fight on less-favorable terrain. A key Senate vote greatly brightened Obama's hopes for a 12-nation...
  • Congress, health care providers brace for Obamacare court ruling

    Congress, health care providers brace for Obamacare court ruling
    — With the U.S. Supreme Court set to rule as early as Thursday on whether federal health insurance subsidies will keep flowing for millions of Americans, legislators in Congress as well as health care providers are reviewing their backup plans....
  • Colorado GOP says lawyer spoke with prosecutors over scandal

    A Colorado Republican Party spokesman said Tuesday that party lawyers have talked with prosecutors about allegations that several leading Republicans tried to blackmail the chairman of the state GOP into resigning. Steve House, head of the state...
  • Senate bills cut social programs, boost NIH research, Amtrak

    Senate Republicans Tuesday proposed cuts to community health centers, national service, and grants to help children from low- and moderate-income families attend preschool as they unveiled the largest domestic appropriations bill, a $153 billion measure...
  • EPA chief isn't cowed by politics or pollution

    EPA chief isn't cowed by politics or pollution
    If there's a woman Congress likes beating up as much as Hillary Clinton, she's Gina McCarthy, head of the Environmental Protection Agency. McCarthy and Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary for the Army Corps of Engineers, stood side-by-side when...