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  • Key senators reach deal to extend unemployment benefits

    Key senators reach deal to extend unemployment benefits
    WASHINGTON — Key senators struck a bipartisan agreement to extend unemployment insurance for more than 2 million jobless Americans whose benefits have run out, though approval is not certain in the Republican-controlled House. Thursday's...
  • Senators announce bipartisan deal on unemployment benefits

    Senators announce bipartisan deal on unemployment benefits
    WASHINGTON -- Key senators struck a bipartisan agreement Thursday to extend unemployment insurance for more than 2 million jobless Americans whose benefits have run out, though approval is not certain in the Republican-controlled House. The proposal for...
  • Speaker Boehner invites Pope Francis to address Congress

    Speaker Boehner invites Pope Francis to address Congress
    WASHINGTON -- Speaker John A. Boehner has invited Pope Francis to deliver a joint address to Congress, in what would be the first such session by the head of the Catholic Church. The invitation was made on the first anniversary of popular pope's...
  • Smithsonian Institution taps Cornell's president as next leader

    Smithsonian Institution taps Cornell's president as next leader
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...
  • Report on federal minimum wage of $10.10 heats up debate in Congress

    Report on federal minimum wage of $10.10 heats up debate in Congress
    WASHINGTON — Increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cause the loss of about 500,000 jobs but would boost earnings for about 16.5 million low-wage workers, according to a report by the Congressional Budget Office. The report,...
  • Senate on track to raise debt limit, send to White House

    Senate on track to raise debt limit, send to White House
    WASHINGTON -- Congress was poised to give final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing more federal borrowing to pay the nation's bills, ending the last three years of partisan brinkmanship over the debt limit, but not without a last-minute protest...
  • Obama raises minimum wage for federal contractors

    Obama raises minimum wage for federal contractors
    WASHINGTON -- After promising for weeks to do so, President Obama on Wednesday signed an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors -- but only after wagging his finger at Congress for failing to “give America a raise” by...
  • A no-drama debt-limit vote by the House GOP

     A no-drama debt-limit vote by the House GOP
    The House Republican leadership did the right thing Tuesday, allowing the chamber to approve a bill that would raise the debt ceiling for one year unconditionally. The move doesn't end the fight over federal budget deficits and the growing national debt....
  • House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase

    House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase
    WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday to extend the nation's borrowing capacity for another year, lifting the threat of government default and ending — for now — three years of partisan fiscal battles....
  • 28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote

    28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote
    Right-wing and tea-party groups already have House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on their enemies list, thanks to his stance on last year's bipartisan budget agreement. One can only wonder what will happen to the rest of the House GOP leadership now...
  • 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...