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  • With GOP votes, 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...
  • A new process of decision making in Washington

    A new process of decision making in Washington
    A team can't win without a game plan. During the next few weeks, dozens of college basketball teams will execute the plays they've been rehearsing all season long. All their work has led up to this moment. I understand the pressure these teams are...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Will Obama bargain over free-trade pact?

    The following editorial appeared in The Orange County Register on Friday, March 20: President Barack Obama has gotten into yet another political tussle with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. But this time it's not with the party of Boehner and McConnell,...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Human trafficking bill getting in the way of Lynch's confirmation

    WASHINGTON Holding hostages in the Senate either nominees or legislation is as old a practice as the institution itself. In some cases, it is a legitimate part of the legislative process. In others, it can only be described as an impediment to good...
  • The value of competition

    The value of competition
    A big thanks to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for ushering in the 2016 presidential race by officially announcing his candidacy at Liberty University today . We've had plenty of time to speculate about who's running and who's not, and soon enough we'll be able to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...