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  • Republicans return donations from white supremacist

    Republican presidential candidates, GOP lawmakers and the lone black Republican in the House are returning donations from the leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof or giving the money to charity. Rep....
  • Latest on church shooting: Lawmaker backs Miss. flag change

    9:45 p.m. A top Mississippi lawmaker says the Confederate battle emblem is offensive and needs to be removed from the state flag. Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn said Monday that remembering our past is important, "but that does not mean we must...
  • Markley, Pavia, Romano Vie For GOP Chief Tuesday

    Markley, Pavia, Romano Vie For GOP Chief Tuesday
    Back in the summer of 2006, the Connecticut Republican Party was riding high. Gov. M. Jodi Rell was headed toward a crushing victory over Democrat John DeStefano in the fall election, and well-known Republicans – Chris Shays, Rob Simmons and Nancy...
  • White House: Action needed now to slow climate change

    Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama administration argued in a report released Monday that warns of dire effects of global warming. The report says...
  • History of the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds

    The shooting deaths of nine people at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, have reignited calls for the Confederate flag flying on the grounds of the Statehouse in Columbia to come down. Here's a look at the history of the flag's presence in the...
  • 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...
  • Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton: Neither would be 'more of the same'

    Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton: Neither would be 'more of the same'
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is the front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, and Jeb Bush is a front-runner in the Republican one. And although there is a lifetime of politics between now and the next election, there's a good chance that, on Nov. 8,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...