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  • Adam Schiff ponders Senate run

    Adam Schiff ponders Senate run
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Thursday that he is seriously considering running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Barbara Boxer, who announced she will retire after her term ends in 2016. “Since Sen. Boxer announced her retirement,...
  • Fed wears a bull's-eye this year on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON Detractors from both major political parties are preparing legislation to rein in the powers of the Federal Reserve, moves that would test and potentially restrain its independence. The proposals include ordering a broad audit of the central...
  • Buoyed by November election results, abortion opponents push new bills in state legislatures

    Buoyed by conservative gains in the November election, foes of abortion are mobilizing on behalf of bills in several state legislatures that would further curtail women's access to the procedure. On both sides of the debate, activists are highlighting...
  • Israeli premier accepts Boehner invitation to speak to Congress in March

    Israel's prime minister says he has accepted House of Representatives leader John Boehner's invitation to address the U.S. Congress. Boehner invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to a joint meeting of Congress in February and push for new...
  • On Roe vs. Wade's birthday, an unscientific attempt to limit abortion rights

    On Roe vs. Wade's birthday, an unscientific attempt to limit abortion rights
    On Thursday, the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Roe vs. Wade, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a bill to ban abortions at 20 weeks. The bill is expected to pass the House and may pass the Senate as well,...
  • Huntington Ingalls shuffles D.C. lobbying team

    Huntington Ingalls Industries today announced two leadership changes to its government relations team. William Ebbs is now vice president, federal policy, and Andrew Hicks has been promoted to vice president, legislative affairs. Both will report to...
  • Obama allies vow to fight his State of the Union plea on trade

    WASHINGTON Some of President Barack Obama's staunchest allies are vowing to fight legislation he requested to expand his power to negotiate trade agreements. Rep. Rosa DeLauro said she supports Obama's initiatives aimed at strengthening the middle class,...
  • Republicans accuse Obama of ignoring November's election results as he outlines 2015 agenda

    President Barack Obama's State of the Union address drew unsparing morning-after reviews Wednesday from majority Republicans in Congress, including a rebuke on nuclear talks with Iran and a lament from Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell that a high-...
  • 6 takeaways from Obama's State of the Union speech

    WASHINGTON Here are six important takeaways from President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Economic populism The theme of Obama's one-hour speech was unmistakable: economic populism. He spoke about taxing the wealthy to help...
  • Obama outlines plans to help middle class in State of the Union address

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama worked to frame his final years in office Tuesday as a time of national recovery from unpopular wars and deep recession, striving now to help a middle class left behind by an otherwise growing economy. "It has been,...
  • Naming Roads, Bridges For People Has Gotten Out Of Hand

    Naming Roads, Bridges For People Has Gotten Out Of Hand
    As state officials prepare for a serious discussion about transportation policy, here's a small request: Stop naming every highway overpass, road segment or other infrastructure after groups or people most of us have never heard of. Once, major pieces...