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  • 2016 election fatigue in 2015

    To the editor: Oh, joy: More than a year and a half before the next presidential election and the stage already is set for the most cacophonous, mean-spirited and protracted campaign in American history. ("Where are Hillary Clinton's Democratic rivals?,"...
  • Democratic candidates are ready for Hillary Clinton

    WASHINGTON Hillary Rodham Clinton's candidacy for president became official on Sunday, but Democrats already see the down-ballot benefits she brings as the presumptive nominee. Staring down Republican majorities in the House and Senate, Democrats have...
  • Cardin lands complicated deal with GOP, Obama on Iran

    Cardin lands complicated deal with GOP, Obama on Iran
    Less than two weeks after becoming the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Ben Cardin scored a major legislative victory Tuesday by negotiating an agreement to give Congress oversight of an emerging deal to stop Iran from developing a...
  • Questions abound as Cardin steps into larger role

    Ben Cardin, Maryland's junior U.S. senator, just got a promotion that makes him a big player on international issues. But will Cardin retain his focus on Maryland matters after he plunges into the elevated world of foreign affairs? Previously, Cardin,...
  • In Iowa, Clinton lays out tenets of 2016 campaign

    Hillary Rodham Clinton declared herself a "champion" for struggling families Tuesday, offering a full-throated embrace of economic and good-government policies promoted by liberal Democrats at the first formal event of her young presidential campaign. "I...
  • White House agrees to give Congress a say on Iran deal

    Bowing to pressure from Republicans and his own party, President Barack Obama on Tuesday relented to a compromise empowering Congress to reject his emerging nuclear pact with Iran. The rare and reluctant agreement between the president and the...
  • Congress OKs bipartisan bill changing doctors' Medicare fees

    Legislation permanently overhauling how Medicare pays physicians won approval Tuesday from an atypically united Congress as lawmakers banded together to erase an irritant that has dogged them for years. Adding urgency to legislators' work, the measure...
  • After soaring rhetoric, Rubio begins to outline policy positions

    After soaring rhetoric, Rubio begins to outline policy positions
    After launching his 2016 presidential campaign by declaring "yesterday is over,” Sen. Marco Rubio began filling in some of the policy details behind his lofty rhetoric in a round of media interviews. The 43-year-old brushed off comparisons to...
  • Congressional soccer game puts Republicans on top

    WASHINGTON Sometimes a partisan-netted goal is hard to come by on Capitol Hill, when it's all edging and no clear winner. But congressional members met under the lights of RFK Stadium on Tuesday night to tally goals at the third annual Capital Soccer...
  • Senators said near deal to let Congress slow fast track on trade

    WASHINGTON A top Senate Republican agreed to a Democratic request to let Congress slow action on certain trade pacts, people familiar with the issue said, clearing the way for a bill making it easier for a president to enact trade deals. Senators Orrin...
  • NC House Republicans seek to make more elections partisan

    Races for North Carolina appellate court judgeships and nearly all local school boards would become partisan under legislation written by Republicans and approved late Tuesday by a state House committee. GOP lawmakers sponsoring the two pieces of...