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  • US Capitol's Confederate statues prompt renewed debate

    Alexander H. Stephens, onetime vice president of the Confederacy, sits memorialized in stone, right leg crossed over left, staring sternly into the distance as summer-clad tourists mill about him in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall. Solemn and cold, he...
  • Florida Dems laud Obamacare decision, blast Gov. Scott

    Florida Dems laud Obamacare decision, blast Gov. Scott
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democrats are elated with the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision Thursday to uphold subsidies for health plans on federal exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. The ruling keeps intact subsidies...
  • Illinois Democrats applaud Supreme Court health care ruling

     Illinois Democrats applaud Supreme Court health care ruling
    Sen. Dick Durbin and other Illinois Democrats in Congress were quick to applaud the Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law. Durbin, in a statement, reflected the views of others in his...
  • House GOP revokes punishment for lawmaker who defied leaders

    House Republican leaders handed a subcommittee gavel back to a defiant colleague Thursday days after revoking it in an act of party discipline. GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said he...
  • Obamacare escapes last big challenge, at least until 2016 election

    CHICAGO With the U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of the latest challenge to Obamacare, the president's five-year-old health care law may have attained something it has previously lacked: permanence. While litigation seeking to upend the statute remains,...
  • Senate leaders seek bipartisan support for Obama's trade bill

    WASHINGTON Senate leaders are trying to hold together a shaky bipartisan coalition to again pass President Barack Obama's fast-track trade measure and this time send it to the president's desk for his signature. The Senate plans a procedural vote Tuesday...
  • House Republican Meadows loses chairmanship following trade vote

    WASHINGTON A fourth U.S. House Republican has been punished by party leaders after siding against them on a preliminary vote on President Barack Obama's fast-track trade legislation. Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina was removed as chairman of a...
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal exposes rift between Obama and Democrats

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal exposes rift between Obama and Democrats
    President Obama stood in a posh home overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge one night last week, ticking off Democratic achievements during his time in office before lightheartedly noting recent turbulence within the party. Among those in his audience at...
  • House poised to let Ex-Im Bank charter expire

    WASHINGTON The House will consider its seventh appropriations bill of the year this week one to fund the Interior Department and related activities and possibly more legislation related to trade in the event the Senate keeps to its schedule. But with...
  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Canton) Repository, June 17 It's time for Ohioans to hang up on plain, old telephone service. Most have already made the switch to wireless or fiber...
  • Dispute over trade highlights turmoil among House Democrats

    Congress' upheaval over trade has exposed turmoil within a House Democratic caucus that's grown smaller and more liberal in recent years as moderates have been ousted in successive election bloodlettings. Those who remain must answer to ideologically...