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  • 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...
  • Iran deal needs details, but it's tougher than imagined

     Iran deal needs details, but it's tougher than imagined
    At the end of June, there may be good reasons to oppose the deal on Iran's nuclear program. There are no good reasons to oppose it now. Of course, that hasn't stopped U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio from calling the agreement a "diplomatic failure" or Prime...
  • Foster won't run against Kirk, backs Duckworth

     Foster won't run against Kirk, backs Duckworth
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Bill Foster, of Naperville, announced Friday that he will not challenge Republican Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016 and instead is backing another Democrat, Rep. Tammy Duckworth. Foster, a physicist, said in a statement he wanted to...
  • FEC argues that ex-Sen. Larry Craig misused campaign funds

    WASHINGTON Former Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig "appears to have gambled that he would not be pursued for his violation" of campaign finance laws, the Federal Election Commission now says. In a new brief that resurrects details about Craig's 2007...
  • 25 years after reform effort, poorest schools still lag

    It was late, and Bob Stephens needed a drink. The former chief justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court was wrestling with an opinion in a school funding lawsuit. It was 1989, and what Stephens was about to write would dramatically alter public education in...
  • 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...
  • APNewsBreak: Top Dems seek alternative Pa. Senate candidate

    Top Democrats are pressuring Josh Shapiro, a former state lawmaker who heads Pennsylvania's third most populous county, to run for the U.S. Senate, a reflection of the party's unease with second-time candidate Joe Sestak. Two people familiar with the...
  • Fast-tracking trade deals can derail economy, send jobs abroad

    Some things improve with age; others just get worse over time. Promoting unfair trade has always been a bad idea, but in the past year-and-a-half, it's become clearer just how bad. Even so, Congress is about to consider a plan that would grease the way...
  • Former Kent County GOP chairman to run for Congress

    A former Kent County Republican chairman is running for Congress. Hans Reigle, an assistant professor and assistant director of aviation at Delaware State University, filed paperwork last month to run for Delaware's only seat in the U.S. House of...
  • Senate Votes To Block Closure Of Meriden Satellite Campus

    Senate Votes To Block Closure Of Meriden Satellite Campus
    HARTFORD — The Senate voted Wednesday to block the planned closure of the Meriden branch of Middlesex Community College, and then went further by voting for an amendment stating that no campus of a state college could be closed without legislative...
  • Senate To Take Up Bill To Expand Outreach to Female Veterans

    HARTFORD — The Senate approved a bill Wednesday that aims to address a "gender gap" in support services for female veterans. Senate Bill 904 would require the state Department of Veterans' Affairs to establish an outreach program for female...