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  • Wasserman Schultz decides against running for U.S. Senate

    Wasserman Schultz decides against running for U.S. Senate
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said Tuesday she won't be a candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016. Her moves leaves Democrats without their highest profile potential candidate for the seat...
  • 5 shocking things about Aaron Schock's political career

    5 shocking things about Aaron Schock's political career
    Mr. Millennial went to Congress in 2009. But just months after winning a fourth term, Rep. Aaron Schock, 33, a Peoria Republican, is resigning amid a swirl of questions about how he was spending his time and taxpayer money on everything from travel to...
  • GOP-led Senate plays hardball over abortion, Lynch nomination

    WASHINGTON The Senate is now completely stalled over a human trafficking bill with an abortion provision that has become so partisan that Republicans have further delayed a vote on the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be attorney general until it passes....
  • GOP sets budget collision course with Obama

    WASHINGTON Republicans in the House of Representatives proposed their vision of the 2016 federal budget Tuesday, a starkly different approach from that of President Barack Obama that would balance the books within a decade by cutting $5.5 trillion in...
  • What if the U.S. adopted Israel's election system?

    What if the U.S. adopted Israel's election system?
    Tuesday’s elections inĀ Israel are a reminder that there is more than one way for a democracy to choose its representatives. Unlike Americans and Britons, voters in Israel don’t choose a representative for their local geographical area....
  • Lynch's confirmation vote gets tangled up with trafficking bill's abortion provision

    WASHINGTON Senate Republicans and Democrats will face off Tuesday over the former's demand to accept a bill with a controversial abortion provision or Republicans will postpone the already much-delayed vote to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta...
  • If you're happy but don't show it, you're conservative

    Conservatives tend to say they're more satisfied with life than do liberals, but when they open their mouths, it's liberals who seem to show more happiness, a new study suggests. A handful of studies of late have shown that conservatives tend to...
  • Freedom of information, access issues in all 50 states

    Freedom of information issues in all 50 states: ___ ALABAMA Lawmakers are trying to shield the identities of companies and individuals who provide the state with the drugs used for lethal-injection executions. In mid-March, the state House of...
  • Anti-terror law approaches expiration date in shadow of Snowden

    Anti-terror law approaches expiration date in shadow of Snowden
    A decade after Sept. 11, 2001, Congress was deeply divided over the sweeping surveillance powers it had granted the government in the immediate aftermath of the attacks. So when it came time to reauthorize the legislation, lawmakers kept the...
  • Special election set for Tuesday

    A special election to fill the vacant seat for the 37th state Senate district is being held Tuesday. Throughout the district — a wide swath of Orange County from Laguna Beach to Anaheim Hills — nearly 1,000 poll workers are scheduled to...
  • In Kentucky, bipartisanship gets some things done

    At the start of the 2015 Kentucky legislative session, state Sen. Paul Hornback made an unusual request to the Republican leadership about a telecommunications bill he had been touting for years. "Don't pass Senate Bill 3," he said, according to Senate...