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  • Mayoral candidates square off for final debate

     Mayoral candidates square off for final debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will meet Tuesday for their final scheduled one-on-one televised debate before the runoff election, following previous events that have grown contentious as the candidates try to land blows and build...
  • AP source: US moving toward charging doctor in Menendez case

    Federal prosecutors are moving toward charging a Florida eye doctor over his dealings with New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department investigation into their relationship. The person said prosecutors are...
  • House passes compromise package to change how Medicare pays doctors

    The House of Representatives easily passed bipartisan legislation Thursday to update the way Medicare pays physicians and extend federal funding for a popular children's health insurance program, putting pressure on the Senate to act before Congress...
  • St. Patrick's Day all week for O'Malley

    As Martin O'Malley continues his week-long celebration of St. Patrick's Day with a wee bit of guitar playing tonight in Washington, a well-known Irish-American Democrat from Boston says he told the former Maryland governor to give Hillary Clinton a...
  • Women's History Month: Daily Press readers honor Virginia women of distinction

    Earlier this month, we asked readers to tell us who should be honored as a woman of distinction during Women's History Month. Whether a relative or friend, a public official or an unsung hero, we wanted your input. We received quite a few responses from...
  • Schumer gets chance to leap atop Senate Democrats' power list

    WASHINGTON This is the opportunity Chuck Schumer has been waiting for. The Democrat, who has been building a power base in the U.S. Senate for more than a decade, is the early favorite to take over for party leader Harry Reid, who announced his...
  • Looking for the next Harry Reid, expect Senate Dems to go with what they know

    WASHINGTON Senate Democrats have a once-a-decade chance to pick a leader, a fresh, new face of a party that badly needs a jolt. They won't. The strong favorite to succeed Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, 75, is the champion fundraiser and brash...
  • Ethics panel will investigate Kentucky's Rep. Whitfield

    WASHINGTON The House of Representatives has created an investigative panel to probe whether Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., improperly pushed legislation that his wife lobbied on for the Humane Society. The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it voted...
  • AP EXPLAINS: Japan's long wait to address US Congress

    Washington honors America's closest friends by inviting their leaders to address a joint meeting of Congress. But until Thursday, when House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner invited Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, no Japanese leaders had been invited....
  • States debate whether giving tax credits to Hollywood studios outweighs benefits

    LANSING, Mich. Michigan's cash credits for filmmakers have lured George Clooney, Ben Affleck and Drew Barrymore to make movies and splash headlines in a state known for making cars. The Republican-led Michigan House of Representatives voted this month to...
  • Crystal Spring

    The dilemma over Crystal Spring is not, as depicted in the March 8 Sunday Capital, over increasing tax revenues for the city versus quality of life. Nor is it whether the majority of citizens who oppose this project live in or outside the city. As a...