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  • Clinton loses ground against GOP in hypothetical 2016 matchups

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton's troubles are costing her politically, as potential Republican presidential rivals have inched closer to her in 2016 matchups, a new McClatchy-Marist poll found Friday. The former secretary of state fell below the crucial 50...
  • Correction: Today in History for March 1

    In the Today in History feature for March 1, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the Yahoo search website was incorporated March 1, 1995. It was incorporated March 2, 1995. A corrected version, deleting the reference to Yahoo, is below: Today...
  • No: Problems afflict measurement tool: Front Burner

    No: Problems afflict measurement tool: Front Burner
    In January, the Republican majority in the House of Representatives of the new Congress adopted a rule that requires the nonpartisan official scorekeepers — the Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation —...
  • Maker of device in 'superbug' outbreak lacked FDA clearance

    The manufacturer of a medical instrument at the center of a recent "superbug" outbreak in Los Angeles did not receive federal clearance to sell an updated version the device, according to officials from the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA confirmed...
  • Lawmakers, Obama, civil rights leaders to honor Selma's 'Bloody Sunday' this weekend

    WASHINGTON Nearly one-fifth of Congress will be in Selma, Ala., this weekend with President Barack Obama and his family to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march a watershed moment that led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act....
  • Congressmen are not paid to protest

    I was not surprised to see that Illinois Reps. Jan Schakowsky and Luis Gutierrez, along with a few other members of Congress, boycotted Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech before a special joint session of Congress. In 2013, Schakowsky and Gutierrez...
  • Crashes at railroad crossings prompt new safety effort

    WASHINGTON Recent deadly railroad-crossing crashes have sparked interest among lawmakers and regulators in improving safety conditions where highways and rail lines intersect. Since the beginning of February, seven people have died and scores more have...
  • Sestak kicking off 2016 Senate campaign with walk across Pa.

    Former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak began a 422-mile walk across the state Wednesday to kick off his campaign to capture the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Republican Pat Toomey. Sestak announced his candidacy for the 2016 election outside...
  • Obama order could mean refund checks for immigrants in US illegally

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration will allow people who've been working in the country without documents to retroactively file tax returns for the past three years and collectively get about $1.7 billion in refundable...
  • Bill Clinton portrait features shadow of Lewinsky dress, says artist

    Bill Clinton portrait features shadow of Lewinsky dress, says artist
    A portrait of former President Clinton in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington contains a subtle reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal that engulfed the White House in the late '90s, the portrait's painter has revealed....
  • Nitrogen gas executions approved by Oklahoma House

    Oklahoma would become the first state to allow the execution of death row inmates using nitrogen gas under a bill overwhelmingly approved on Tuesday by the House of Representatives. The House voted 85-10 for the bill by Oklahoma City Republican Rep. Mike...