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  • Talk of financial aid for Ukraine gains traction

    Talk of financial aid for Ukraine gains traction
    WASHINGTON — Russia's military action in Crimea has strengthened support for economic aid to beleaguered Ukraine, yet the multibillion-dollar package under discussion in world capitals still must navigate a treacherous course. With Russian...
  • Obama nudges Netanyahu on peace plan, Israeli leader pushes back

    Obama nudges Netanyahu on peace plan, Israeli leader pushes back
    WASHINGTON — President Obama tried Monday to nudge Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toward a peace plan with Palestinians, urging him to make the "tough decisions" needed to advance a two-state solution. But as a U.S.-imposed deadline...
  • Congressional leaders back Obama on Ukraine, warn Russia

    Congressional leaders back Obama on Ukraine, warn Russia
    WASHINGTON--Congressional leaders backed President Obama's warning Friday that "there will be costs" of any Russian military intervention in Ukraine, and pledged to provide support for the embattled former Soviet state as tensions rise in the region. In...
  • Chocolate and cotton candy sweeten White House state dinner

    Chocolate and cotton candy sweeten White House state dinner
    WASHINGTON — French President Francois Hollande was feted by President Obama on Tuesday night with a state dinner that drew political, business and Hollywood heavyweights, but not Valerie Trierweiler, who was considered France’s first lady...
  • 28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote

    28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote
    Right-wing and tea-party groups already have House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on their enemies list, thanks to his stance on last year's bipartisan budget agreement. One can only wonder what will happen to the rest of the House GOP leadership now...
  • House GOP will offer Obamacare alternative this year

    House GOP will offer Obamacare alternative this year
    CAMBRIDGE, Md. -- House Republicans plan to pass a healthcare reform bill that could replace the Affordable Care Act, Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Thursday. The No. 2 House Republican included the announcement in his presentation to rank-and-...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Gabby Douglas Story'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Gabby Douglas Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES MythBusters In this new episode,...
  • Treasury chief presses Congress to raise debt limit as deadline nears

    Treasury chief presses Congress to raise debt limit as deadline nears
    WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew on Monday pressured Congress to raise the debt limit well before an end-of-the month deadline, warning that lawmakers risked derailing a potential "breakthrough year for our economy" if they don't act quickly....
  • Republicans capitalize on wintry Roe vs. Wade protest

    Republicans capitalize on wintry Roe vs. Wade protest
    WASHINGTON — On a snow-covered National Mall in freezing temperatures, Republican members of Congress used an annual anti-abortion march Wednesday to reaffirm their stance on the divisive issue, the latest sign they do not intend to soften their...
  • Compromise farm bill on verge of clearing Congress

    Compromise farm bill on verge of clearing Congress
    WASHINGTON — Key lawmakers from both parties announced a final agreement Monday for a multi-year farm bill, putting Congress on the verge of clearing another long-stalled priority from its to-do list. The proposed compromise, which could come up...
  • Bipartisan group begins effort to restore parts of Voting Rights Act

    Bipartisan group begins effort to restore parts of Voting Rights Act
    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers announced Thursday bipartisan legislation that would restore key protections of the Voting Rights Act that were thrown out by the Supreme Court last summer. The bill would also establish new criteria to determine whether...