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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Democrats' past on repeat: 2015 has echoes of 1991

    Democrats' past on repeat: 2015 has echoes of 1991
    History never repeats, but sometimes things circle back in intriguing ways. How else to explain parallels between 1992 and 2016, with a pair of candidates named Clinton, at the start of their presidential campaigns, shadowed by liberal icons of the...
  • 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 &#...
  • 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...
  • South Florida Democrats split over 'cromnibus' spending bill

    South Florida Democrats split over 'cromnibus' spending bill
    South Florida's Democratic lawmakers split over the massive federal government spending bill. Most voted no because of the many provisions tacked on the legislation that have nothing to do with funding the federal government. But U.S. Reps. Debbie...
  • Most Lehigh Valley lawmakers back federal spending bill

    Most Lehigh Valley lawmakers back federal spending bill
    WASHINGTON — Most of the Lehigh Valley's congressional delegation supported a wide-ranging spending bill crafted to keep the federal government operating. But that doesn't mean they liked the highly dramatic, last-minute process of moving that...