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  • Senate gives final passage to Obama's plan for arming Syrian rebels

    The Senate gave final approval Thursday to President Obama's plan to arm Syrian opposition groups in the fight against Islamic State militants, a vote that upended party allegiances and hardened opposition to the administration's strategy. Senators...
  • House Republicans reject Medicaid alternative

    RICHMOND — The House of Delegates on Thursday took a bit less than an hour to debate, and dispose of, the one proposal on expanding coverage for low-income Virginians to come before it during its special session on Medicaid. It voted 64 to 33 to...
  • Clock ticking for Illinois to form state-run Obamacare exchange

    Clock ticking for Illinois to form state-run Obamacare exchange
    Unless Illinois acts quickly, it will leave hundreds of millions of federal dollars on the table that would go toward building its own health insurance marketplace, potentially upping the cost of coverage for nearly 170,000 Illinois residents. State...
  • Wasserman Schultz regrets words but not message about Wisconsin governor

    Wasserman Schultz regrets words but not message about Wisconsin governor
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, gave the Republicans a rhetorical gift – her own words – during a party appearance two weeks ago in Wisconsin. This week, in an interview with Sun...
  • Strategy for some Democrats ahead of midterm: Target President Obama

    Usually it's Republicans who are assailing President Obama. But some Democrats vying for U.S. Senate in states that traditionally vote Republican have followed suit, making Obama the subject of negative advertising less than two months before election...
  • Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal

    Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe presented a united front with House Republican leaders Monday, rolling out an agreed-upon strategy to address dragging state revenues. In short, they settled on largely across-the-board budget cuts of about 3...
  • Complain as they do, rural Republicans control House [Commentary]

    Complain as they do, rural Republicans control House [Commentary]
    Folks in the hinterlands who complain that they want their country back should stop whining. They have a lock on the House of Representatives and a good shot at owning the Senate, too. Meanwhile, the majority of Americans who live in cities and suburbs...
  • Obama has bipartisan support against Islamic State, still faces doubts

    President Obama and his advisors appear to have convinced Americans that the Islamic State militants wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria are a threat to the U.S. This week he'll try to prove he's capable of taking them on. In laying out a plan to use U.S....
  • McAuliffe backs Rust's health care bill, Howell says special session's work is serious

    Now that Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Speaker Bill Howell's GOP House leadership have joined hands across the partisan divide to agree on budget amendments, governor is dropping hints that it'd be nice to do the same in this week's special session on Medicaid...
  • U.S. Ex-Im Bank extension seen likely though mid-2015: lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Export-Import Bank is likely to have its charter renewed through mid-2015 this week, even though lawmakers in both parties said on Tuesday they see the extension as a second-best solution. Most Republicans said they...
  • Paul Waldman: On Islamic State plan, voters aren't divided on party lines

    Paul Waldman: On Islamic State plan, voters aren't divided on party lines
    Last week, President Obama laid out his plan for attacking the Islamic State, and the immediate response from Republicans was almost uniformly negative. That wasn't surprising, given that one of the opposition's duties is to say that the president is...