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  • Indiana House OKs religious objection bill

    Indiana House OKs religious objection bill
    The Indiana House approved by a wide margin Monday a proposal strengthening protections for religious objections in state law that opponents say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gay people. Republicans cast all the "yes" votes as...
  • Patrick Murphy to run for Marco Rubio's Florida Senate seat

    Patrick Murphy to run for Marco Rubio's Florida Senate seat
    Florida Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy announced on Monday his candidacy for Senate in what's expected to be an open seat in next year's general election.  The Florida contest will be one of several key Senate races in 2016 as Democrats look to regain ...
  • Waiting for the Children's Health Insurance Program

    WASHINGTON The federal-state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will run out of money on Sept. 30. Until recently, Congress showed little interest in paying for it. But last week, the House agreed on a bill that would continue the $13 billion...
  • Cuomo stands by ethics ultimatum as NY budget talks heat up

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo is so far holding firm to a promise not to sign a state budget without legislative ethics reforms — but also signaling that other priorities may not be included as budget talks intensify before an April 1 deadline. The...
  • Clinton talks issues, not politics, before small, friendly crowd

    WASHINGTON Weeks before she's expected to announce a run for the White House, Hillary Clinton spent Monday morning reconnecting with the liberal and sometimes critical faction of the Democratic Party. Clinton outlined a case for economic fairness and...
  • Lynch confirmation vote in Senate seen delayed until mid-April

    WASHINGTON U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch probably won't get a Senate confirmation vote until at least mid-April, five months after she was nominated, because the chamber plans to spend this week debating its budget proposal. "Budget all...
  • Sen. Menendez defiant amid reports of looming indictment

    U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez insisted Monday that he has done nothing wrong amid reports that he could be indicted on corruption charges as soon as this week. "I'll say the same thing I said two weeks ago when there was a different press report —...
  • Hillary Clinton takes on inequality in remarks to liberal group

    Hillary Clinton takes on inequality in remarks to liberal group
    Hillary Clinton addressed the promise of urban renewal as an engine for economic expansion Monday but stressed the need for fostering growth "in a way that lifts everybody up." As she closes in on the launch of a presidential campaign in which she...
  • Editorials from around Oregon

    Albany Democrat-Herald, March 22, on the gun background check bill It's likely that the Oregon Legislature soon will be considering a bill to expand background checks on almost every gun transaction in the state. And it seems just as likely that this...
  • Hogan, congressional delegation, focus on FBI headquarters

    Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and members of Maryland's heavily Democratic congressional delegation pledged Monday to work together to bring the FBI's new headquarters to the state. They held a news conference to emphasize that November's election result...
  • House Democrats unveil budget matching Obama's tax increases

    House Democrats Monday unveiled a $3.7 trillion budget plan for next year that mirrors President Barack Obama's call for $1.8 trillion in tax increases on wealthier people and corporations over the coming decade. But it would add almost $6 trillion to the...