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  • U.S. won't issue visa for Iran's pick for U.N. ambassador

    WASHINGTON — The White House will block Iran's choice of United Nations ambassador from entering the United States, officials said Friday, stoking new tension between Tehran and Washington as they approach a critical moment in negotiations over...
  • Local officials express happiness with resolution observing Armenian Genocide

    Public officials in Glendale are praising a vote by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday that passed a resolution to observe and commemorate the Armenian Genocide. Authored by committee chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mark...
  • Despite its cute graphic, Paycheck Fairness Act was evil spawn of Lilly Ledbetter

    Despite its cute graphic, Paycheck Fairness Act was evil spawn of Lilly Ledbetter
    On Wednesday, the Senate failed, for the third time, to muster the votes to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, a women's-vote-wooing initiative of the Obama administration that has been knocking around Congress since President Obama took office in 2009....
  • 4/12

    Trying to punish Russia for asserting its self-interests — is the U.S. cutting off its nose to spite its face? This is a big mistake, and it will backfire. China and Russia will become closer against us. Carbon-based pollution — chemicals...
  • Senate Intelligence Committee investigating leak to McClatchy, Feinstein says

    WASHINGTON The Senate Intelligence Committee has opened an investigation into how McClatchy obtained the classified conclusions of a report into the CIA's use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation tactics, the panel's chairwoman said Friday....
  • Obamas' federal tax rate rose as their income fell in 2013

    WASHINGTON-- President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watched their income fall and their federal tax rate go up in 2013, according to IRS returns released Friday by the White House. In a joint filing, the couple reported an adjusted gross income...
  • Avallone Questioned By Judiciary Committee

    HARTFORD — Former state Sen. Anthony Avallone, a high-profile political activist and longtime Democratic National Committee member, was questioned Friday over how he can cast aside his longheld, hard-core political beliefs in order to become an...
  • Congress already turning to fall elections

    WASHINGTON Congress is headed home, done until late April. Then again, Congress looks like it's all but done for the year doing anything big. This past week underscored how the Senate and House of Representatives have largely become forums for campaign...
  • Iranian official will not get visa for U.N. ambassadorship: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it would not grant a visa to Iran's proposed U.N. ambassador, citing the envoy's links to the 1979-1981 hostage crisis, in a rare step that raises questions about how much influence the White House...
  • Stephen Goldstein: Obamacare success shows money won't always win

    Newtonian physics can save our republic, restore democracy, and defeat the efforts of the U.S. Supreme Court to turn the country over to the richest of the rich. It's already happening, but there's no guarantee it will succeed. "For every action,...
  • A life deserved [Commentary]

    My daughter, Tatyana McFadden, was born with a disability — an underdeveloped spinal cord that resulted in paralysis below her waist — in St. Petersburg, Russia. She fought for her life then, and later, with the same determination, for her...