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  • Congress' Republicans pass budget, but that's the easy part: Showdowns loom

    Congress' Republicans pass budget, but that's the easy part: Showdowns loom
    Fulfilling a top campaign pledge, Republicans on Tuesday gave final approval to the first budget from Congress in more than five years. Despite passage of the largely symbolic budget blueprint, Congress faces a rough road ahead in translating that...
  • As 2016 heavyweight, Hillary Rodham Clinton will debate challengers

    As 2016 heavyweight, Hillary Rodham Clinton will debate challengers
    Democrats will sanction six presidential primary debates, the party announced Tuesday in a move welcomed by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the front-runner for its 2016 nomination. Clinton’s presence as the heavyweight with few challengers had led to...
  • 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...
  • Indiana education board could soon face membership makeover

    The State Board of Education's next meeting could be its last one before undergoing a significant membership makeover. A bill approved by legislators last week takes away two of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's 10 current appointments to the board that's had...
  • 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...
  • Legislature's GOP Sets Public Hearing On Proposed Tax Hikes

    Legislature's GOP Sets Public Hearing On Proposed Tax Hikes
    HARTFORD — Republican leaders in the legislature will hold a public hearing on the finance committee's plan to raise taxes on the wealthy and institute a sweeping expansion of the state sales tax. GOP leaders say that people have not had a...
  • Top NY lawmaker clings to power after corruption charges

    The leader of the state Senate defiantly dismissed a federal criminal complaint against him as "nothing more than a press release" on Tuesday and vowed to keep his position even as more of his fellow Republicans called for him to step down. A day after...
  • GOP race gets jolt of diversity as Carson, Fiorina jump in

    WASHINGTON Washington outsiders Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina jumped into the Republican presidential race Monday, aiming to mobilize voters disgusted with government and willing to gamble on a fresh, nontraditional leader. Carson, 63, an African-American...
  • 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...
  • 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...