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  • 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...
  • Iran nuclear deal hits unexpected roadblock

    Iran nuclear deal hits unexpected roadblock
    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry and other top Western diplomats flew to Geneva on Friday in the hope of completing an accord to freeze Iran's nuclear program, but the high-stakes diplomatic push ran into obstacles that dimmed prospects...
  • Reid outlines busy November agenda in Senate, takes jab at House

    Reid outlines busy November agenda in Senate, takes jab at House
    WASHINGTON – The Senate will consider legislation on gay rights, jobs and defense policy by Thanksgiving, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Monday while telling the Republican-led House to dispense with "political show votes and start...
  • Obama softens tone on immigration reform

    Obama softens tone on immigration reform
    WASHINGTON — After months of insisting the House should take up the comprehensive immigration bill that passed the Senate in June, President Obama changed tactics Thursday and said he might consider GOP proposals to overhaul separate parts of the...
  • Obama allies join in criticism of healthcare website

    Obama allies join in criticism of healthcare website
    WASHINGTON — The rocky rollout of the Affordable Care Act again came under sharp criticism Wednesday, three weeks into the launch, but this time some of the loudest voices were among top Democrats, including President Obama's closest allies....
  • Democrats disturbed by Obamacare rollout -- and GOP criticism

    Democrats disturbed by Obamacare rollout -- and GOP criticism
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama’s Democratic allies in Congress said Wednesday they are “not happy” about the glitch-filled rollout of the healthcare law, but criticized Republicans for trying to kill Obamacare rather than fix it....
  • Obama promises to iron out glitches on healthcare website

    Obama promises to iron out glitches on healthcare website
    WASHINGTON — President Obama conceded Monday that technical "kinks" had bedeviled the rollout of the federal healthcare website, but said the administration had launched a "tech surge" to fix it and emphasized that the law would give uninsured...
  • House narrowly passes farm bill, leaves out food stamps

    House narrowly passes farm bill, leaves out food stamps
    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans narrowly passed a beleaguered farm bill Thursday, but only after they eliminated the food stamp program for low-income families that conservatives have wanted to cut. Even with the massive reduction in food aid, though,...
  • Rob Lowe gives White House reporters a 'West Wing' flashback

    Rob Lowe gives White House reporters a 'West Wing' flashback
    It's been seven years since the end of President Jed Bartlet's second term on the NBC drama, "The West Wing," but the memory of the series is still fresh enough that when Rob Lowe unexpectedly stepped into the real White House briefing room, the assembled...
  • Government crisis is averted – for now

    Government crisis is averted – for now
    WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval late Wednesday to a budget compromise, ending a 16-day government shutdown and averting the possibility of a default on the nation's bills, as a bitter partisan stalemate concluded with Republicans conceding...
  • Are Republican factions facing irreconcilable differences?

    Are Republican factions facing irreconcilable differences?
    WASHINGTON — In a closed-door meeting on Wednesday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) listed the beliefs he said united Republicans, urging them not to "confuse tactics with principles." "The differences between us are dwarfed by the...