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  • Michael Hastings' family reportedly planned 'detox' at time of crash

    Michael Hastings' family reportedly planned 'detox' at time of crash
    Journalist Michael Hastings’ family was about to stage an intervention to try to  get the reporter into “detox” on the same day his Mercedes burst into flames after hitting a tree, Los Angeles coroner’s officials said Tuesday....
  • Counting Catholics in Congress -- an obsolete exercise

    Counting Catholics in Congress -- an obsolete exercise
    I purchased my copy of the 2014 Almanac of American Politics (only $90) Tuesday and immediately started browsing through the profiles of members of Congress. As always, I found myself focusing on the religion of the senators and representatives, a...
  • Talks between Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner fail as both sides dig in

    Talks between Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner fail as both sides dig in
    WASHINGTON – The political standoff that has gummed up the government for nine days showed no sign of ending Wednesday as Democratic leaders dug deeper into their position that they would not negotiate with Republicans leaders in the House until the...
  • Government shutdown: Focus in budget talks turns to Senate

    Government shutdown: Focus in budget talks turns to Senate
    WASHINGTON – For the first time since a political impasse shut down the government, the Senate’s top Republican and Democrat have started negotiations to try to resolve the stalemate. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority...
  • Senate leaders launch shutdown talks; GOP, White House at impasse

    Senate leaders launch shutdown talks; GOP, White House at impasse
    WASHINGTON — As talks over how to end the government shutdown and avert a default on the debt collapsed Saturday between House Republicans and the White House, the Senate's top leaders launched their own negotiations to find a last-ditch compromise,...
  • Vice President Biden welcomes back EPA workers with muffins

    Vice President Biden welcomes back EPA workers with muffins
    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden rolled out the welcome mat to returning Environmental Protection Agency workers furloughed during the 16-day shutdown, offering muffins and his hope that Washington can avoid a repeat of the budget battle in three...
  • Government is working again, sort of

    Government is working again, sort of
    WASHINGTON — Yosemite National Park's visitor centers were open. The barricades at the World War II memorial were down. And the Giant Panda Cam was back on. Thousands of federal workers returned to their jobs Thursday after Congress passed and...
  • For Obama, a lot is riding on Congress' decision on Syria

    For Obama, a lot is riding on Congress' decision on Syria
    WASHINGTON — The White House faces the strong possibility of a defeat over Syria that could seriously damage the president for the rest of his tenure, a peril the administration will battle this week as members of Congress return to work and open...
  • Senate may vote to give Syria time to join chemical weapons pact

    Senate may vote to give Syria time to join chemical weapons pact
    WASHINGTON -- A proposal that would delay a possible U.S. military strike and give Syria’s government 45 days to come into compliance with an international chemical weapons treaty could get a vote in the Senate as it considers the president’...
  • Many in Congress unswayed by Obama's speech on Syria

    Many in Congress unswayed by Obama's speech on Syria
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama did not appear to immediately change many minds in one crucial voting bloc that watched his national address Tuesday on Syria: Congress. Lawmakers on both the left and right remained largely dug into their positions, or...
  • Californians balance support of Obama, anti-Syria strike stance

    Californians balance support of Obama, anti-Syria strike stance
    WASHINGTON — The issue of Syria has scrambled the usual political alliances that have long defined California’s members of Congress, even as President Obama and delegation leaders seek to persuade them to side with him. Backing their party&...