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  • Obama finds his veto pen

    Obama finds his veto pen
    With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Barack Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill. After more than six years in office and having...
  • Marco Rubio admits it looks like he'll run in 2016, but no decision yet

    Marco Rubio admits it looks like he'll run in 2016, but no decision yet
    Marco Rubio isn't quite ready to say he's running for president, yet admits it sure does look like he will seek the White House in 2016. "I think that's reflected in both our travel and some of the staffing decisions that we've made," the Florida...
  • House Speaker to give Israeli leader bust of Churchill

    House Speaker John Boehner plans to give Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a bust of Winston Churchill when he speaks Tuesday to a joint meeting of Congress about the danger of a nuclear-armed Iran. The gift was chosen because Netanyahu and the...
  • Sestak to formally announce challenge to US Sen. Toomey

    Democrat and former Navy Vice Admiral Joe Sestak says he'll seek a rematch with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in the 2016 election. Sestak said in a campaign email that he'll make the announcement Wednesday at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Sestak ran for...
  • Texas Republicans want Medicaid flexibility, not expansion

    All 20 Texas Senate Republicans sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama demanding more flexibility for their state to administer Medicaid — but also vowing that, without it, expanding the program under the White House's signature health...
  • Hail Baltimore's happy warrior

    Hail Baltimore's happy warrior
    Barbara Mikulski's surprise announcement that she does not intend to seek a sixth term in the U.S. Senate is going to take time for her constituents to process. That Maryland's favorite daughter, its self-effacing and outspoken champion of the underdog,...
  • GOP leaders are struggling to show they really are in charge

    Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they really are in charge. The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed Speaker John Boehner'...
  • Boehner on the hot seat

    WASHINGTON -- One of this city's current mysteries is why Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner wants to hold onto the job. His roughly four years in the post have been a nonstop struggle not only with the Democrat in the Oval Office but also...
  • State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party

     State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party
    In a historic break with its past, the California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly Sunday to formally recognize a gay GOP group. The move, which drew the condemnation of some socially conservative GOP members, grants a charter to the Log Cabin...
  • Gay group wins formal recognition from state Republican Party

    Gay group wins formal recognition from state Republican Party
    In a historic move, the California Republican Party on Sunday officially recognized a gay GOP group. The Log Cabin Republicans, a 38-year-old organization that had unsuccessfully sought a charter from the state party several times in the past,...
  • Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.

    Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.
    The Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars from seven foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, including one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration, foundation...