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  • House votes to undo Obama immigration actions

    Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion...
  • GOP House votes to overturn Obama's immigration actions, expose many immigrants to deportation

    Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion...
  • Christie courts nation in State of the State address

    TRENTON, N.J. — As he eyes a potential presidential run, Chris Christie delivered a State of the State speech Tuesday aimed at defining his record as New Jersey governor for a national audience, calling for an "American renewal" while offering...
  • Lawmaker apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

     Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the Paris terrorist attacks. Congressional Democrats and Jewish groups had denounced the comment Weber sent on his official...
  • The agenda

    The agenda
    Maryland's 188 legislators will be sworn in tomorrow at the start of the General Assembly's 435th session, but the most important figure in Annapolis, Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, won't join them until his inauguration a week later. This will be the third time...
  • Sen. McCaskill won't run for Missouri governor in 2016

    ST. LOUIS In what may be the last serious impediment facing Chris Koster in his quest for the Missouri Democratic gubernatorial nomination, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., announced Monday she won't be a candidate. "That's a firm 'No,'" McCaskill said...
  • Democratic committee assignments less than a zero-sum game

    WASHINGTON The House Democrats undeniably remain the fourth and smallest wheel in the congressional machine. And they're still struggling to apply enough internal political grease to get their pieces of the legislative engine out of neutral. The party...
  • Villaraigosa would add dynamic new element in race to succeed Boxer

    Villaraigosa would add dynamic new element in race to succeed Boxer
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's announcement that he is seriously weighing a bid for the U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by fellow Democrat Barbara Boxer added a dynamic new element to what is likely to be a crowded and expensive...
  • Former LA mayor Villaraigosa says he will 'seriously consider' run for Boxer's Senate seat

    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Saturday that he is seriously considering a run for the Senate seat Barbara Boxer will vacate after deciding not to seek re-election to a fifth term. "Too many Californians are struggling to make ends...
  • Repair this broken system

    Drawing representative district lines to favor the political party in power is nearly as old as the republic itself. It's a strategy both Democrats and Republicans use to protect majorities and which allows prominent incumbents to all but ensure re-...
  • South Florida Democrat is new U.S. ambassador

    South Florida Democrat is new U.S. ambassador
    Mark Gilbert, a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser from Palm Beach County, is the new U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa. Gilbert's nomination by President Barack Obama was among many appointments delayed — in his case more than a year &#...