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  • Border bill fits Rep. Henry Cuellar's history of bipartisanship

    WASHINGTON Rep. Henry Cuellar has never been shy about breaking party ranks. But in recent weeks, the Laredo Democrat has taken that to new levels. He alienated the White House by publicly and relentlessly prodding the president to visit the border...
  • EPA chief defends power plant rule against GOP charges of overreach

    WASHINGTON The head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday strongly defended the approach and legitimacy of an Obama administration power plant rule that Republicans attacked as regulatory overreach and Democrats said was vital. In a hearing...
  • Cleveland picked to host 2016 Republican National Convention

    Cleveland was picked Tuesday by the Republican National Committee’s site selection panel to host the GOP's national convention in 2016. Cleveland edged out five other finalist cities: Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City and Las Vegas in the...
  • Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation

    Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation
    As Illinois Republicans argued Thursday that a legislative panel should push ahead with an election-year inquiry into Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a letter to clear up any misunderstanding:...
  • How Sen. Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama

     
    From Sunday's print column, an updated version of a Monday posting: Clarence Thomas didn't need Alan Dixon's vote, as it turned out. Thomas, a 43-year-old conservative U.S. Supreme Court nominee in fall 1991, had just undergone a sensational, brutal...
  • Beretta to move gun production from Maryland

    Beretta U.S.A., the American arm of the iconic Italian firearm maker, said Tuesday that it would move all of its U.S. manufacturing activities from Prince George's County to Tennessee in response to the gun control law the Maryland General Assembly passed...
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the limelight

    WASHINGTON -- After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day,...
  • How Sen. Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama

     How Sen. Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama
    Clarence Thomas didn't need Alan Dixon's vote, as it turned out. Thomas, a 43-year-old conservative U.S. Supreme Court nominee in fall 1991, had just undergone a sensational, brutal confirmation hearing in which he'd been confronted with allegations...
  • Martin O'Malley warms up in Iowa for possible Democratic run in 2016

    The visit had all the trappings of a full-fledged presidential campaign: a speech at the state Democratic convention, a pep talk to door-knocking volunteers, breakfast with labor leaders, appearances alongside the party's candidate for governor. The...
  • Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party

    Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party
    U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November. During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]

    At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]
    After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day, might well be...