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  • Government shutdown, filibusters topped 2013's political news online

    Government shutdown, filibusters topped 2013's political news online
    WASHINGTON – They’re not perfect measures of public interest, but the year-end roundups released by tech giants Google, Twitter and Facebook do provide some insight into the online political curiosity of the nation. Of the year’s...
  • 222,000 Californians facing loss of jobless benefits

    222,000 Californians facing loss of jobless benefits
    SACRAMENTO — About 222,000 Californians will be dropped from the state's unemployment insurance rolls Saturday in what is shaping up to be a rough start to 2014 for the nation's long-term jobless. Congress went home for the holidays without...
  • Obama prods Congress to act on unemployment benefits

    Obama prods Congress to act on unemployment benefits
    WAIMANALO, Hawaii -- With unemployment benefits set to expire Saturday for about 1.3 million Americans, President Obama on Friday pressed for Congress to act, calling two senators who have offered legislation that would extend them for three months. The...
  • Alabama Republican is Senate's top talker of 2013

    Alabama Republican is Senate's top talker of 2013
    WASHINGTON -- Even in the year of the filibuster, it turns out that slow and steady wins the race. Though some of his Republican colleagues made marathon stands on the Senate floor in 2013, it is Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) who has the distinction of...
  • Obama's Homeland Security nominee easily advances to full Senate

    Obama's Homeland Security nominee easily advances to full Senate
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security moved a step closer to confirmation Wednesday, advancing to the full Senate after a swift committee vote. At a time when many top presidential appointments have been...
  • Dance of the GOP governors

    Dance of the GOP governors
    Don't look now, but auditions for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination are already underway in Washington. And the flavor of the moment is — governors. First came Chris Christie, the pugnacious governor of New Jersey, who won reelection...
  • Kentucky faces a bloody midterm battle for Senate seat

    Kentucky faces a bloody midterm battle for Senate seat
    FRANKFORT, Ky. — Matt Bevin stood beneath Kentucky's Capitol dome and tore into all the things wrong with Congress, starting with the state's U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell. "How," Bevin demanded, "can we begin to remedy what ails us as a nation …...
  • Kentucky's governor visits Capitol Hill to praise healthcare law

    Kentucky's governor visits Capitol Hill to praise healthcare law
    WASHINGTON — For congressional Democrats worried about the political toll Obamacare might take on their reelection chances next fall, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear delivered a surprising message Thursday. "You know what Democrats ought to run on...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Santa Switch" on Hallmark'

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Santa Switch" on Hallmark'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Blacklist Tom (Ryan Eggold)...
  • Fed nominee Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing expected in November

    Fed nominee Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing expected in November
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking Committee expects to hold a confirmation hearing in November on Janet L. Yellen's nomination to be the next head of the Federal Reserve as supporters try to get her formally in place before current Fed chief Ben S....
  • Rachel Maddow a 'hater' in Wikipedia plagiarism flap, Rand Paul says

    Rachel Maddow a 'hater' in Wikipedia plagiarism flap, Rand Paul says
    Rachel Maddow is a "hater" who needs to stop nitpicking -- or so says Sen. Rand Paul. Maddow, the liberal MSNBC host, this week accused GOP leader Paul of making a speech that "totally plagiarized" the Wikipedia page for the sci-fi film "Gattaca."...