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  • Republicans call for a new approach to fight poverty

    Republicans call for a new approach to fight poverty
    WASHINGTON — Prominent Republicans are working to recast the party's message about tackling poverty and boosting the middle class amid concerns that a relentless focus on the troubles of Obamacare will not be enough to guarantee electoral success....
  • Rubio calls for assistance overhaul on 'War on Poverty' anniversary

    Rubio calls for assistance overhaul on 'War on Poverty' anniversary
    WASHINGTON -- Florida Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday for a “fundamental change” in how the government combats poverty by shifting responsibility for many existing federal assistance programs to states. In a much-anticipated speech, Rubio,...
  • House GOP writing 'principles' for immigration reform

    House GOP writing 'principles' for immigration reform
    WASHINGTON — House speaker John A. Boehner told rank-and-file Republicans that his leadership team was drafting “principles” for overhauling immigration laws that will be presented in coming weeks. Boehner made the remarks Wednesday...
  • Congress looks ahead to a year of pre-election battles

    Congress looks ahead to a year of pre-election battles
    WASHINGTON — Congress comes back to session this week with leaders of both parties planning a war of words in 2014 — dueling agendas that promise little substantive legislation but lots of messages aimed at establishing clear contrasts for...
  • Last-minute surge of health law sign-ups

    Last-minute surge of health law sign-ups
    After months of technical glitches and political tumult, a burst of last-minute insurance shoppers illustrated the growing appetite for Obamacare and the enormous challenges ahead in making the massive healthcare expansion work. On Monday, the crush...
  • Advocates of new Iran sanctions fail to advance key legislation

    Advocates of new Iran sanctions fail to advance key legislation
    WASHINGTON – Despite intense lobbying, advocates of imposing new sanctions on Iran failed to advance key legislation in Congress this week, a sign that the Obama administration may have more support for its pleas of  restraint than it appears....
  • House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups

    House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups
    WASHINGTON — In an uncharacteristically forceful tone, House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday lambasted the conservative advocacy groups that helped bring his party to power, saying their opposition to a bipartisan budget proposal amounted to an...
  • GOP promise of immigration reform fades a year after election

    GOP promise of immigration reform fades a year after election
    WASHINGTON — Earlier this year, as House Republicans began considering changes to the nation's immigration laws after their party's defeat in the presidential election, they were given a list of do's and don'ts that updated GOP thinking on the...
  • Dozens of House Democrats back Republican healthcare bill

    Dozens of House Democrats back Republican healthcare bill
    WASHINGTON — Dealing a blow to President Obama’s effort to fix problems with his healthcare law, more than three dozen House Democrats voted Friday to support a Republican-sponsored bill to address the crisis, brushing aside White House...
  • Official won't commit to meeting deadline for health website fix

    Official won't commit to meeting deadline for health website fix
    WASHINGTON – A top administration official Wednesday stopped short of guaranteeing that technical issues with the new healthcare website would be largely resolved by the president’s Nov. 30 deadline, heightening Democrats’ concerns about...
  • Senate votes to ban discrimination against LGBT workers

    Senate votes to ban discrimination against LGBT workers
    WASHINGTON — A bill to extend historic new protections to gays in the workplace won easy Senate approval Thursday, bolstered by rare bipartisan support that illustrated the dramatic shift in the politics around gay rights amid growing public...