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  • Britain's election: A muddle across the pond

     Britain's election: A muddle across the pond
    Americans exasperated by the gridlock in Washington sometimes look enviously at Britain, where the parliamentary system combines executive and legislative duties and the prime minister almost always gets his or her way. Unlike a president who may face a...
  • Canada's most conservative province elects leftist party

    Alberta, Canada's most conservative province, elected a left-of-center government, ending a 44-year-old conservative party dynasty, Voters in the western oil-rich province chose a New Democratic Party government in Tuesday's election. Few had predicted...
  • Clinton: Nation needs to fix broken immigration system

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that any immigration overhaul must include a path to "full and equal citizenship," drawing a sharp contrast with Republicans who have promoted providing a legal status or blocked...
  • Senate sets test vote on Iran sanctions bill

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set a test vote for Thursday on stalled bipartisan legislation to let Congress review and possibly reject any agreement the Obama administration makes to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange for concessions on...
  • Senate adopts GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'

    Senate adopts GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'
    Senate Republicans celebrated on Tuesday after passing the first joint budget resolution in more than five years, but that success is just the start of the much more difficult task of funding the government. Republicans said the next step will be for...
  • Dan Donovan wins special election to succeed Michael Grimm in New York

    WASHINGTON Republican Dan Donovan easily won a special election in New York's 11th District on Tuesday night, solidifying his role as the successor to disgraced ex-Rep. Michael G. Grimm. The Staten Island district attorney defeated his Democratic...
  • Senate Roll Vote: Senate adopts GOP budget

    The 51-48 roll call Tuesday by which the Senate agreed to a resolution setting forth the budget for the U.S. government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025. A "yes" vote is a vote...
  • Does Congress know we're at war?

    Does Congress know we're at war?
    When President Obama announced nine months ago that the United States was going to war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Congress reached an unusual near-consensus on two big points: Entering the fight was a good idea, but it was also important...
  • Senate Roll Call: Senate adopts GOP budget

    The 51-48 roll call Tuesday by which the Senate agreed to a resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the U.S. government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025. A "yes" vote...
  • Business groups, injured employees weigh in on workers' comp

    Business groups and injured employees weighed in Tuesday as Illinois lawmakers began debating whether to revamp the state's workers' compensation insurance program to reduce costs for employers. Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan called a meeting...
  • POLITICO Report: Grayson's girlfriend inquiring about Congress

    POLITICO Report: Grayson's girlfriend inquiring about Congress
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and a biochemist linked to him romantically, Dena Marie Minning of Indialantic, are declining to comment on a report that she has been inquiring about running to replace him in Congress if he decides to run for the U.S....