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  • Charlie Dent in lead role as House debates first spending bill

    Charlie Dent in lead role as House debates first spending bill
    — Often as Congress lurched toward another self-imposed fiscal crisis, U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent urged his colleagues to stop bickering and meet their constitutional obligation of funding the government. On Wednesday the U.S. House attempted to do...
  • GOP plans for reacting to Supreme Court ruling on health law

    Congressional Republicans have yet to unite behind any of the growing number of proposals for responding to a Supreme Court ruling that could void federal subsidies that millions of people use to buy coverage under President Barack Obama's health care...
  • House Republicans hesitate to overturn D.C. law on reproductive rights

    WASHINGTON Congress faces a Monday deadline to repeal a new Washington, D.C., law that would prohibit employers from discriminating against employees who obtain abortions or use birth control, and Republicans in the House seem divided about whether to...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Is effective nonviolent protest still possible in the 21st century?

    Riots broke out again this week, this time in Baltimore, where protesters spent several days peacefully demonstrating against the death of Freddie Gray, a young African-American man who died in police custody. The civil rights movement achieved great...
  • Ted Cruz: Anti gay marriage crusader? Not always

    WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz, who wants to be the Republican Party's lead crusader against gay marriage, ducked the opportunity to play a critical role in turning back the movement in its infancy. In 2003, the year Cruz became Texas's top government lawyer,...
  • Jeb Bush: Give 11 million immigrants chance to stay

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Wednesday that 11 million immigrants in the country illegally should have an opportunity to stay, wading yet again into his party's contentious immigrant debate. In tone and substance, Bush stands out among the...
  • GOP unveils budget plans in face of Obama opposition

    Republicans controlling Congress Wednesday unveiled a budget plan for the upcoming year and beyond, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama over his signature health care law and his vow to boost spending on domestic programs like...
  • More medical workers can monitor executions in NC House bill

    The North Carolina House agreed Wednesday night to expand the list of medical professionals who can monitor executions carried out by state prison officials. The move is yet another effort by Republicans at the legislature to restart lethal injections...
  • North Dakota lawmaker says outing is retaliation for anti-gay vote

    North Dakota lawmaker says outing is retaliation for anti-gay vote
    A North Dakota lawmaker who has voted against extending legal protections to gays and lesbians is defending his decision to send a graphic photo of himself to another user of a gay dating website, telling his hometown newspaper that he is gay and "that'...
  • Lawmakers back shifting school policy authority from Ritz

    Indiana lawmakers have approved a proposal that strips Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz of some of her authority over the State Board of Education. The House voted 60-38 Wednesday night to endorse the Republican-backed bill. The Senate...
  • UAW reports 55 percent membership at VW plant in Tennessee

    The United Auto Workers union has 816 members at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, or about 55 percent of the total blue collar work force, according the union's latest disclosure with the U.S. Department of Labor. The filing comes as the UAW works...