| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:05 PM
You knew it was just a matter of time before young undocumented immigrants began delivering cantaloupes to Rep. Steve King’s Washington office. And on Thursday, three young students did just that -- while also asking to meet with him.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- California’s egg law has survived an effort in Congress to scramble it. This means that beginning next year, all eggs sold in California will have been laid by hens that had plenty of room to flap their wings.
Although it seems...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:33 PM
WASHINGTON — In a potential breakthrough for long-stalled immigration legislation, House Republicans will consider a proposal this week that would allow millions of immigrants in the country illegally to gain legal status and, in some cases, to...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
WASHINGTON — California's egg law survived a congressional effort to scramble it as key lawmakers from both parties announced an agreement Monday on a multiyear farm bill.
That means beginning next year, all eggs sold in California will have...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:29 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama urged Congress in his State of the Union speech to “fix our broken immigration system,” saying both political parties stood to gain by helping millions of undocumented immigrants get a legal foothold in America....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:22 AM
WASHINGTON – Republican immigration proposals that would leave out a pathway to citizenship for those in the country illegally won’t solve the GOP’s problems with Latino voters, President Obama’s pollster, Joel Benenson, said...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Following Climate Week on Off the Markley, I promised I would write something really, really silly. As an incredibly smart, political, tuned-in friend told me:
“I don’t really read your blog when you’re talking about climate change or...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:41 AM
WASHINGTON — Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control.
"The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to...
| Feb 7, 2011
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — South Florida Congressman Allen West, who won election to the House with strong support from the tea party movement, has decided to join the new Tea Party Caucus in Congress. Some other...
| Feb 28, 2011
For such a short month, a lot happened in February. Without further ado, here's the month at a glance: Arab revolution: Egyptians continued to protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square as we sat on the edge of our seats wondering what......
| Mar 25, 2011
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The Marcellus Shale Commission, chaired by Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley, holds its first Naturalgaswell meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at DEP HQ on Market Street in Harrisburg today. The five-hour marathon is supposed...