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  • Wasserman Schultz at political crossroads

    Wasserman Schultz at political crossroads
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the most-prominent Democrat in South Florida, is at a political crossroads. She's just won her sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives with 63 percent of the vote. And she's been chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Despite losses, Pelosi's power in the House remains undiminished

    WASHINGTON House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has paid no public price for her party's repeated defeats. Personally, she keeps racking up one-sided victories in her San Francisco congressional district. She just won her 15th term with 83 percent of the...
  • Open Studio Hartford Celebrates 25th Year

    Open Studio Hartford Celebrates 25th Year
    People who participate in Open Studio Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15 and 16, can spend all weekend all over Hartford looking at thousands of works of art by creative talents who live and work in the city. Those who make Chet and John...
  • Old-school lawmaker departs: Goodbye, madras jacket and courtly ways

    WASHINGTON As his staff packed everything around him the autographed photo of Chet Atkins, the floor lamp in the shape of his trademark pencil, the many boxes of newspaper clips and letters U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, R-N.C., was letting it all go without...
  • Bill to require sales-tax collection for Internet sales is dead in the House for now

    States facing budget shortfalls in 2015 probably can't count on Congress to provide a long-sought windfall from taxing Internet sales. States lost an estimated $23.3 billion in 2012 as a result of those uncollected taxes, according to the National...
  • Border crossings by children decline as immigration debate intensifies

    Border crossings by children decline as immigration debate intensifies
    The number of unaccompanied children apprehended by federal agents last month at the nation’s Southwest border was down by 40% compared with last October, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The announcement comes as the nation prepares...
  • UF, FSU presidents approved by state board

    UF, FSU presidents approved by state board
    New leaders have been approved at Florida's top two public universities. Former Florida House Speaker John Thrasher will lead Florida State University while Cornell University Provost W. Kent Fuchs will lead the University of Florida. The State...
  • White House hints at veto as Congress moves on Keystone pipeline

    WASHINGTON The House of Representatives approved a bill Friday authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a potential showdown between President Barack Obama and Capitol Hill over the controversial project. Following the House's...
  • Obama to act on immigration, won't wait for new GOP Senate

    WASHINGTON Rancor over immigration escalated Friday after President Barack Obama, speaking halfway around the world, promised to go through with a controversial executive order that would shield as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from...
  • Richard L. Hasen: Will Chief Justice Roberts save Obamacare again?

    Richard L. Hasen: Will Chief Justice Roberts save Obamacare again?
    The Supreme Court's surprising decision last week to hear a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act has once again focused attention on Chief Justice John Roberts, who cast the deciding vote in a 2012 decision that saved Obamacare from being declared...
  • Jules Witcover: Midterm election was referendum on Obama

    Jules Witcover: Midterm election was referendum on Obama
    Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton's Democratic Party lost control of the House of Representatives in the midterm congressional elections. Thereafter, he felt the need to declare at a press conference that "the president is relevant here." At that...