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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...
  • Cal Thomas: Late Cuomo's inspiring words went for naught

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • 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...
  • Joy, Relief and Some Worries Accompany Malloy Inauguration

    Joy, Relief and Some Worries Accompany Malloy Inauguration
    HARTFORD — Dannel Malloy's second-term inauguration Wedneday brought smiles of jubilation and relief from Democratic loyalists, moment-of-history pleasures for non-partisan onlookers and a rather grim forecast from one guest. "He had a lot of...
  • 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...
  • 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 &#...
  • Senate approves government spending bill, ending fear of shutdown

    Senate approves government spending bill, ending fear of shutdown
    The Senate gave final approval late Saturday to a $1 trillion spending bill after muscling past opposition from conservative Republicans — an effort that ended any possibility of a government shutdown until next fall. With the holiday...
  • One-Party Democratic Rule Stifles Connecticut

    One-Party Democratic Rule Stifles Connecticut
    Does one-party rule exist in Connecticut? Some, including Democrat state Sen. Beth Bye of West Hartford, say it does not. As someone who has witnessed the results of Democrat majority rule over the past four years, I respectfully disagree. With the...