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  • Congress nears finish line on bill for Ukraine aid, sanctions

    Congress nears finish line on bill for Ukraine aid, sanctions
    WASHINGTON – Congress' work on legislation to address the crisis in Ukraine – a three-week ordeal that included no shortage of partisan wrangling – appears to be nearing a conclusion. Both the Senate and the House voted...
  • House Democrats try to force a vote on immigration reform

    House Democrats try to force a vote on immigration reform
    WASHINGTON -- As the minority party, House Democrats have little power to move legislation over Republican objections, but they launched a long-shot effort Wednesday to push House Speaker John A. Boehner to bring an overhaul of the nation's immigration...
  • Boehner ridicules Obama administration's healthcare law extension

    Boehner ridicules Obama administration's healthcare law extension
    WASHINGTON – House Speaker John A. Boehner mocked as a “joke” the Obama administration’s decision to offer a grace period for enrollment in health plans beyond March 31, saying it made the deadline “meaningless.”...
  • Senate leader Reid drops IMF reforms from Ukraine aid package

    Senate leader Reid drops IMF reforms from Ukraine aid package
    WASHINGTON -- Bowing to Republican opposition, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Tuesday that legislation to provide $1 billion in aid to Ukraine would move forward without a contested provision to expand the loan-making authority of the...
  • Ukraine loan package, Russian sanctions clear key Senate hurdle

    Ukraine loan package, Russian sanctions clear key Senate hurdle
    WASHINGTON -- Legislation to approve $1 billion in loan guarantees for Ukraine and impose sanctions against Russia cleared a key Senate hurdle Monday, but Congress remained locked in a partisan fight over the details of the package. By a vote of 78-17,...
  • After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement

    After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement
    WASHINGTON — By most measures, it's been a dire few months for the tea party. Its candidates stumbled in two Texas primary races. Supporters in Congress failed to block bipartisan deals to increase government spending and raise the debt ceiling....
  • Ukraine loans, unemployment aid top to-do list as Congress resumes

    Ukraine loans, unemployment aid top to-do list as Congress resumes
    WASHINGTON -- The crisis in Crimea tops the agenda when Congress resumes next week, with lawmakers expected to consider measures to sanction Russia and expedite up to $1 billion in loans to the new government in Ukraine. Senators are set to vote...
  • Only 11% of the long-term unemployed find work again a year later

    Only 11% of the long-term unemployed find work again a year later
    In a sobering new study, three Princeton economists found that only 11% of the long-term unemployed in any given month found full-time work a year later.  The paper, presented Thursday at a Brookings Panel on Economic Activity, offered a comprehensive...
  • Obama enlists help to push Affordable Care Act

    Obama enlists help to push Affordable Care Act
    WASHINGTON — President Obama teased Ellen DeGeneres about the selfie she took at the Oscars and confessed to leaving his socks and shoes lying around while the first lady is out of town, but before the end of his Thursday appearance on her talk...
  • Lawmakers take sanctions from Russia as badge of honor

    Lawmakers take sanctions from Russia as badge of honor
    WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress who were hit Thursday with sanctions by Russia celebrated their standing as a badge of honor, pledging to continue pressing for Ukraine from their spot on President Vladimir Putin's enemies list. "I guess this means...
  • U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea

    U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...