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  • How inversions leaped from the shadows to doom Treasury nominee

    NEW YORK So how did the previously obscure term tax inversions become part of Washington parlance, fodder for the next presidential campaign and the issue that helped derail a U.S. Treasury nominee? Thank, or blame, depending on your perspective,...
  • Arizona passes nation's 1st law requiring high school students to pass civics citizenship test

    Arizona became the first state in the nation on Thursday to enact a law requiring high school students to pass the U.S. citizenship test on civics before graduation, giving a boost to a growing nationwide effort to boost civics education. Both the...
  • Keystone XL pipeline: Here's what both sides are saying on the issue

    The fate of the controversial and much delayed Keystone XL pipeline was front and center nationwide Friday, as the Nebraska Supreme Court removed a state hurdle to the project, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to move it forward, and the...
  • Murphy Publicizes His Fight To Protect American Manufacturing

    The first bill he'll introduce when he returns to Washington will be the American Jobs Matter act. That bill says the Pentagon should consider the impact to U.S. jobs when making procurement decisions. HARTFORD — As he has for the past five years,...
  • New Congress is most diverse in history

    WASHINGTON When the gavel slams Tuesday to open the 114th Congress, more women and minorities than ever will assume seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Although the ranks of lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain overwhelmingly white, both...
  • New year brings in the 2-year presidential campaign

    New year brings in the 2-year presidential campaign
    There seems to be only one year that is not an election year, and that is the first year of a new president's first term. Note to future presidents: Get your governing done in those initial 12 months; after that, it's all politics, all the time. The...
  • Boehner's restive Republican caucus hinders bid to build legacy

    WASHINGTON John Boehner's official online biography as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives boasts that he eliminated legislative pork spending and required bills to be posted three days before a vote. It's not exactly the legacy of a Henry...
  • Texas urges U.S. judge to delay Obama immigration shift

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas Federal immigration officials will be breaking the law if they carry out President Barack Obama's executive order to let at least 4 million undocumented immigrants stay in the country, attorneys for Texas argued as they urged a U.S....
  • Letter: It's past time to eradicate RINOs

    The Republican landslide election of November 2014 brought great hope to many Republicans. It increased Republican numbers in the House of Representatives, gave control of the Senate to Republicans and increased the number of Republicans in state...
  • Teamsters Union says it has reached a deal with the Justice Department to end US oversight

    The Teamsters Union and the Justice Department announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to end the government's 25-year anti-corruption oversight of the 1.4-million member union. Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New...
  • Senators back Harris for Senate; Villaraigosa 'very likely' to run

    Senators back Harris for Senate; Villaraigosa 'very likely' to run
    One by one, three U.S. senators took turns tweeting Wednesday that they were “excited” by┬áCalifornia Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris' run for Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York left it at that. Sen. Cory Booker of New...