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  • NY budget talks wear on over minimum wage, school funding

    Minimum wage increases, spending on schools and a requirement that lawmakers disclose their legal clients hang in the balance as New York lawmakers worked Thursday to finalize a state budget. Legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo aim to come to an...
  • Illinois Senate approves, Rauner signs short-term budget fix

    Illinois Senate approves, Rauner signs short-term budget fix
    The Illinois Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would resolve the state’s short-term budget woes, even as larger money problems loom over the rest of the spring session. The product of months of negotiations between Republican Gov. Bruce...
  • Assembly Republicans revamp caucus operations in bid to woo voters

    Assembly Republicans revamp caucus operations in bid to woo voters
    Republicans in the California Assembly, apparently resigned to the party's diminished influence in Capitol policy debates, will announce Thursday that they will focus less on trying to sway Democratic legislators and more on winning over voters. The...
  • Obama defends consumer agency as it unveils controversial payday loan rules

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. President Barack Obama leaped to the defense of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday as the beleaguered federal watchdog agency unveiled proposed federal regulations to rein in payday lending. The proposed rules...
  • U.S. House approves long-term fix for Medicare payments to doctors

    U.S. House approves long-term fix for Medicare payments to doctors
    — For the 28,000 Pennsylvania doctors who treat Medicare patients, Thursday's vote by the U.S. House of Representatives brought a sigh of relief. The overwhelmingly bipartisan proposal would end a series of financial cliffs for the health care...
  • Supreme Court rules against Alabama voter redistricting plan

    Supreme Court rules against Alabama voter redistricting plan
    The Supreme Court delivered a rare victory for minority voting rights Wednesday, finding that a 2012 Alabama redistricting plan appeared to violate federal law by shifting black voters into districts they already dominated to dilute their influence...
  • High court sends Alabama redistricting case back for review

    A divided Supreme Court on Wednesday said a lower court must take another look at whether Alabama's Republican-led legislature relied too heavily on race when it redrew the state's voting districts in a way that black leaders say limited minority voting...
  • GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

    Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions...
  • Ex-Indiana GOP leader sets announcement on Senate race

    A top aide to retiring Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Coats could become the first person to formally jump into the race to take his place. Former Indiana Republican Chairman Eric Holcomb has scheduled a Thursday announcement about the 2016 Senate campaign....
  • Shock and awe: Congress may do the right thing on children's health

    Shock and awe: Congress may do the right thing on children's health
    The moments when Congress appears to function effectively are rare and fleeting these days. So it's proper to recognize that the House is on the verge of taking the right steps on the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, which was on the cusp...
  • Loretta Lynch should be the nation's attorney general

    Loretta Lynch deserves to be confirmed as the nation's attorney general. Yet, nearly five months after President Barack Obama nominated her for the position, there hasn't even been a Senate vote. The craziness of Washington continues to be on display....