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  • California Democrats appear to have gained a House seat

    Democrats appear to have gained a seat in California's congressional delegation as the last of the state's close House contests seem settled — more than two weeks after Election Day. In both races, Democratic incumbents staved off Republican...
  • Rep. Ryan blasts Obama's impending executive order on immigration

    WASHINGTON Paul Ryan, new chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, had harsh words Wednesday for President Barack Obama's expected move to give some form of legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants. "I fear that if the...
  • Are Feinstein and Boxer too old to serve California? No, but they pose another problem

    Are Feinstein and Boxer too old to serve California? No, but they pose another problem
    Many Californians, and not just Republicans, would like to see fresh faces representing the state in the U.S. Senate. At ages 81 and 73, respectively, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are not only some of the most senior among the senior citizens...
  • Obama prepares to act on immigration

    Obama prepares to act on immigration
    Thousands of immigrants in Maryland who are living in the country illegally could be shielded from deportation under an executive order President Barack Obama is set to unveil Thursday, an effort that has drawn sharp condemnation from congressional...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Post-midterms, back to gridlock as usual

    In the two weeks since President Barack Obama and top Republican congressional leaders vowed to seek common ground following GOP election victories, that goal has remained elusive. On issue after issue, the two sides are taking positions and...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Obama's amnesty order: Necessary relief or abuse of power?

    President Barack Obama may be on the verge of signing an executive order granting de facto amnesty to as many as 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally. Democrats and immigration activists generally support the idea of an executive...
  • The mastermind of 'Team Mitch'

    WASHINGTON Much of the movie "Fargo" takes place in Minnesota, the home state of the aide in charge of the campaign that propelled Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell to the role of Senate majority leader in the next Congress. It's fitting that Josh...
  • Mandatory House ethics training? Incoming freshmen don't see the point

    Minnesota Republican Tom Emmer, the staunchly conservative congressman-elect preparing to replace retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann, drew three takeaways from his recent training on House ethics rules. "Pay for everything yourself, don't take any gifts, and...
  • Despite Governor's Pledge, Republicans Warn Of Tax Increases

    Despite Governor's Pledge, Republicans Warn Of Tax Increases
    HARTFORD — Republican legislators said Wednesday that they fear tax increases could be coming next year because of the state's budget problems, despite pledges by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy not to let that happen. Malloy repeated his no-...
  • Standing in the way

    Sen. Tim Kaine wants Virginians to believe he is, as he says, a "pro-pipeline senator" and someone who supports the continued production of carbon-based fuel to satisfy the nation's energy appetite. However, by voting against the Keystone XL Pipeline on...
  • President Obama says he'll announce immigration reform plan Thursday

    President Obama says he'll announce immigration reform plan Thursday
    President Obama appeared to be zeroing in Wednesday on a set of immigration policy changes that could protect 2.5 million to 4.9 million people from deportation, as he prepared to address the nation Thursday night to make his case for reform. The...