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  • Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

    Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Department of Homeland Security without any of the immigration-related concessions they demanded for months. Obama promised...
  • 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....
  • Martin Schram: How the GOP endangered its own security

    The Republican Party may well have put its destiny on display for all to see this past week. For months, its leaders had promised us their new Republican-controlled Congress would hit the ground running to show America the GOP can not only govern, but...
  • 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...
  • Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS bill

    Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Republican options dwindled for avoiding a capitulation to the White House...
  • Tea party legislators oppose teaching complexities of U.S. history

    Tea party legislators oppose teaching complexities of U.S. history
    The burgeoning ranks of tea party "patriots" who have gotten themselves elected to Congress and state legislatures have identified yet another threat to the soul of America: Advanced Placement U.S. history guidelines. Republican legislators in Oklahoma,...
  • 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...
  • Is Congressional pettiness putting our security at risk?

    Is Congressional pettiness putting our security at risk?
    Republican pettiness knows no bounds in Washington. Now, they are even going to put the security of the nation at risk, all because of their hatred of President Obama. In an attempt to stop Obama’s immigration plans, the Republican-led House...
  • Texas Republicans want Medicaid flexibility, not expansion

    All 20 Texas Senate Republicans sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama demanding more flexibility for their state to administer Medicaid — but also vowing that, without it, expanding the program under the White House's signature health...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete

    Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit delete
    On a gray wintry day outside the Capitol, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stood on the grassy East Lawn and denounced President Obama’s plan to temporarily defer deportation for millions of immigrants in the country illegally. Gathered to hear the senator...