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  • Republicans turn the Capitol into "Dog Day Afternoon"

    Republicans turn the Capitol into "Dog Day Afternoon"
    Ever see the Al Pacino movie, "Dog Day Afternoon?" Based on a true story, it's about a bank robbery that goes bad. When it becomes clear that the jig is up — that there's not much money to be had and they're surrounded by police — the list...
  • In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses

    In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses
    At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three. The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
  • Congress: Do your job

    Congress: Do your job
    With the shutdown dragging along and no discernible progress coming out of Wednesday's meeting between President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders, Republicans bemoaned the Democrats' unwillingness to negotiate. They'll negotiate with the president...
  • The Starbucks effect: Should Big Business step into the debt limit fray?

    The Starbucks effect: Should Big Business step into the debt limit fray?
    Howard Schultz, the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks, has jumped into the shutdown/debt limit mess with an open letter to his fellow business leaders urging them to pressure politicians to end the "current stalemate" in Washington.  Schultz's...
  • The uncompromiser in chief

    The uncompromiser in chief
    If you wanted to hear words of sweet conciliation, the White House was the wrong place to go this week. "We're not going to pay a ransom for America paying its bills," President Obama said Tuesday, sticking to his demand that Congress pass a spending...
  • Supreme Court agrees to hear greenhouse gas case

    Supreme Court agrees to hear greenhouse gas case
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a utility industry challenge to the Obama administration’s environmental regulations that would limit greenhouse gases coming from power plants and factories. The justices agreed to rule on...
  • Supreme Court to hear challenge to EPA powers on greenhouse gases

    Supreme Court to hear challenge to EPA powers on greenhouse gases
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a utility industry challenge to the Obama administration's ability to impose environmental regulations to limit greenhouse gases from stationary sources such as power plants, factories and...
  • The acid test for the GOP's ability to govern: immigration reform

    The acid test for the GOP's ability to govern: immigration reform
    You know a bill is in trouble in Congress when its opponents come up with increasingly infantile reasons for killing it. That's the coming fate of immigration reform in Washington. To hear House Republicans talk, it's worth killing because (a) passing...
  • Off-year elections could shape GOP's 2014 strategy

    Off-year elections could shape GOP's 2014 strategy
    A set of off-year elections Tuesday in three states could offer the first clues of a way forward for Republicans still staggering from consecutive presidential defeats and divided by a growing rift between the establishment and tea party wings of the GOP....
  • Bush backs immigration overhaul, but may not sway GOP lawmakers

    Bush backs immigration overhaul, but may not sway GOP lawmakers
    WASHINGTON — When House Republicans file into the Capitol on Monday to start thrashing out a response to the Senate's landmark immigration bill, former President George W. Bush will be presiding over a ceremony for new U.S. citizens at his newly...
  • Bipartisan privacy board hears conflicting reports on NSA programs

    Bipartisan privacy board hears conflicting reports on NSA programs
    WASHINGTON — A bipartisan board charged with protecting privacy and civil liberties heard a conflicting account Tuesday of how a national security program that seeks to monitor foreign terrorists ended up collecting the phone records of most...