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  • House approves debt limit legislation with no strings attached

    House approves debt limit legislation with no strings attached
    WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday to extend the nation’s borrowing capacity for another year, all but ensuring that Congress’ recent fiscal cease-fire extends through the summer. Republican leaders...
  • Drought plan unveiled by Senate Democrats

    Drought plan unveiled by Senate Democrats
    After vowing to block a GOP plan to help farmers deal with the California drought, congressional Democrats have now unveiled their own drought proposal – a more modest proposal that would not suspend any state or federal environmental laws. The...
  • U.S. to further delay Obamacare employer mandate

    U.S. to further delay Obamacare employer mandate
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration again delayed a requirement that large employers provide their workers with health benefits, offering businesses more relief from the president's health law deadlines. Under the law, employers with more than...
  • U.S. lawmakers reach accord on paying doctors for Medicare

    U.S. lawmakers reach accord on paying doctors for Medicare
    WASHINGTON — In a rare bipartisan agreement, congressional leaders have settled on a plan to fix Medicare's system for paying physicians, potentially ending years of uncertainty that often held up fees for doctors who care for the nation's senior...
  • As U.S. hits debt limit, business group urges Congress to raise it

    As U.S. hits debt limit, business group urges Congress to raise it
    WASHINGTON -- As the U.S. hit its debt limit on Friday, a leading business group urged Congress to act quickly to raise it to avoid damaging the economy. The Business Roundtable sent a letter to House and Senate leaders Thursday night warning that...
  • Maybe there are no genuine Obamacare horror stories

    Maybe there are no genuine Obamacare horror stories
    Kevin Drum wonders whether there's a single genuine Obamacare horror story out there, given that virtually every yarn promoted by Republicans or conservatives about people hurt by the Affordable Care Act has deflated like a pricked balloon on the merest...
  • Lew moves up debt limit deadline to late February

    Lew moves up debt limit deadline to late February
    WASHINGTON -- Congress must raise the nation's debt limit by late February, a couple of weeks earlier than previously projected, because of an expected large outflow of cash for tax refunds next month, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said Wednesday....
  • Boehner on 'Tonight Show': Shutdown was a 'predictable disaster'

    Boehner on 'Tonight Show': Shutdown was a 'predictable disaster'
    House Speaker John A. Boehner called last fall’s government shutdown a “very predictable disaster” that he warned his fellow Republicans to avoid, but ultimately went along with it at the behest of colleagues intent on a standoff with...
  • Speaker John Boehner tells Leno he favors Jeb Bush in 2016

    Speaker John Boehner tells Leno he favors Jeb Bush in 2016
    Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner made his first ever appearance on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Thursday, just to get some facetime with Leno before he leaves the show on Feb. 6. "I go to bed at 10 o'clock. I heard the show was...
  • Republicans seek to tap California drought for a political edge

    Republicans seek to tap California drought for a political edge
    WASHINGTON — Beleaguered and outnumbered, California Republicans think they may have found a crucial ally — drought. Up and down the state's increasingly dry Central Valley, Republicans have pounded away at the argument that Democratic...
  • House Republicans consider their own immigration plan

    House Republicans consider their own immigration plan
    WASHINGTON — In a potential breakthrough for long-stalled immigration legislation, House Republicans will consider a proposal this week that would allow millions of immigrants in the country illegally to gain legal status and, in some cases, to...