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  • SSA to continue offering verification letters in offices

    SSA to continue offering verification letters in offices
    WASHINGTON -- The Social Security Administration announced Thursday it will continue to provide benefit verification letters at field offices, reversing an earlier plan to cut that service that had led to criticism from members of the public and some...
  • Lawsuit hearing not worthy of an Eagle Scout merit badge

    Rep. Pete Sessions, the House Rules Committee chairman who led Wednesday's hearing on Republicans' plans to sue President Obama, presented the legal credentials that have put him in this position of responsibility. "I'm an Eagle Scout," the Texas...
  • You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now

    You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now
    Next month the United States will host dozens of African leaders in Washington. But unless something changes before then, we will still be without confirmed ambassadors in 14 countries on the African continent, including in such strategically important...
  • Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries

    Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries
    Some unsuccessful candidates for House seats in California outspent at least one of their winning rivals in the June 3 primary, reports filed with the Federal Election Commission showed this week. In most of the state's 53 congressional districts, the...
  • Foley Speaks Softly, So Read His Bumper Sticker

    Foley Speaks Softly, So Read His Bumper Sticker
    DANBURY — Tom Foley arrived for his latest listening tour in a black Audi A4 with a green bumper sticker that says, "Don't blame me, I voted for Tom Foley." It's cute, a little cheeky, even. But the sticker reflects a serious vibe that resonates...
  • Greenberg Lends More Money To Campaign; Esty Has $1 Million-Plus

    WASHINGTON — Republican businessman Mark Greenberg, who is running against Rep. Elizabeth Esty for the 5th District congressional seat, continues to self-finance his campaign, lending it $305,000 in the last three months, Federal Election Commission...
  • Republicans up pressure for fast-track trade authority

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some Republican lawmakers on Thursday threatened to withhold support for a Pacific trade pact unless Congress first passes legislation to ensure any deal will go to Congress for an up or down vote, without amendments. In a letter...
  • Pivoting to foreign policy, Rick Perry strikes two adversaries [Commentary]

    Pivoting to foreign policy, Rick Perry strikes two adversaries [Commentary]
     President Obama's yearning to become a peacetime president continues to be frustrated by the reality on the ground in the Middle East, and by Republicans' zeal to capitalize on it politically at home. The disintegration of Iraq, the emergence of a...
  • Boehner not optimistic Congress will be able to resolve border crisis

    House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday he doesn't have "as much optimism as I'd like to have" that a bill to address the flood of Central American children crossing into the U.S. will get through the GOP-controlled chamber before the end...
  • Republican first round pits Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky are the first would-be contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination to go mano-a-mano. The fight is sharply drawn. In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Perry warned of a growing...
  • Just how cynical can the House GOP get in attacking Obama?

    There's not much that Republicans like about the 2010 Affordable Care Act, but one thing they particularly dislike is the requirement that employers with 50 or more full-time workers provide comprehensive health insurance. So it's only natural that...