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  • Texas Senate passes first bill of session, road funding plan

    The Texas Senate approved the first bill of the legislative session on Wednesday, with speedy passage of a plan to shift billions of dollars generated by vehicle sales taxes to building and maintaining roads strained by the state's booming population....
  • Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee

    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican candidate to formally enter the 2016 presidential contest. Carson, the only African-American expected to enter the race,...
  • Analysis: Netanyahu address lives up to controversial expectations

    WASHINGTON In January, when Speaker John A. Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress, it caused the type of controversy and media attention normally reserved for a declaration of war, not a speech that's little...
  • In retirement, Ben Carson moving closer to 2016

    In retirement, Ben Carson moving closer to 2016
    Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ. But the 63-year-old has been too busy...
  • Deficits in US states have Alabama's governor risking career

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is taking on fellow Republicans as he seeks to mend a $700 million hole in the state's frayed $1.8 billion general fund with a tax increase. The state party is urging lawmakers to defy him. Republicans...
  • The 2008 Image Index: winners and losers

    Image is a slippery creature, and one month's style sensation is the next month's tasteless trend. For those keeping score, we offer the 2008 Image Index, a sliding scale of the people, places, ideas and trends that moved up -- and down -- the pop culture...
  • Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt

    Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt
    The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives prepared to vote on Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline that will help transport oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but a companion bill in the Senate may lack votes to pass next week....
  • Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary

    Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the first...
  • Obama defends legal reasoning behind his new immigration plan

    Obama defends legal reasoning behind his new immigration plan
    President Obama argued Sunday that his plan to suspend enforcement of U.S. immigration law for certain violators won't clear the path for a future Republican president to take similar executive actions regarding tax laws he or she doesn't like. In an...
  • Immigration executive actions expected from Obama before year-end: official

    Immigration executive actions expected from Obama before year-end: official
    U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to announce a series of executive actions on immigration issues before the end of the year, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said on Saturday, a move that could anger Republican lawmakers. Johnson told...
  • Keystone XL pipeline bill dies in U.S. Senate

    Keystone XL pipeline bill dies in U.S. Senate
    A bill to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline failed in the U.S. Senateon Tuesday, sparing President Barack Obama from an expected veto of legislation that several fellow Democrats supported.  The measure fell just short of the 60 votes needed for...