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This post has been corrected and updated as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- A Senate plan to expand the background-check requirement for gun purchases faced a narrowing path to success Tuesday, as advocates for stricter laws sought to scrape together the last few votes they need from among a dwindling number of...
President Obama had a dinner date Wednesday night with a dozen of his worst enemies, thus proving that the governmental stalemate in Washington, D.C., is driving him to unusual acts of political creativity -- or desperation. The president personally...
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WASHINGTON – Senators from both parties are expressing enthusiasm for pushing a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s immigration system. But while immigration politics appears to have changed in the wake of sweeping Republican rejection...
Nation NowAs Jerry Sandusky waived his right to a preliminary hearing in a Pennsylvania courtroom, Washington lawmakers on Tuesday called for stronger child-abuse reporting laws. They were appearing at the first Capitol Hill hearing growing out of the Penn State...
Culture MonsterTen Republican senators have written to National Endowment for the Arts chairman Rocco Landesman, expressing concern that the Obama administration may have violated federal law by trying to use the agency for political purposes -- something the White...
Top of the TicketRemarks by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), as provided by the Republican National Committee: Hello, Iâm Dr. Tom Coburn, a practicing physician from Oklahoma and a member of the United States Senate. This week I had the opportunity to join President......
Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON — Republicans retained control of both the House and Senate in Tuesday's elections, extending their decade-long domination of Capitol Hill as they swept up victories across the South and unseated Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle of...
Tulsa WorldThe U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- Obamacare -- with all five House members from Oklahoma joining the majority. Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn has introduced a bill to strike funding for one of the...
Winston-Salem Journal, N.C.About 500 people attended a ceremony Thursday to unveil a marker commemorating the consolidation of the city of Winston and the town of Salem on May 9, 1913. Mayor Allen Joines told the audience that the merged community has a "strong moral fabric" that...
Boston HeraldThe FBI was alerted by Russian intelligence officials multiple times about their fears over Tamerlan Tsarnaev and a senator on Congress' intelligence committee told the Herald the alleged Boston Marathon terrorist bomber may have flown under the agency'...
NewsdayThe accused marathon bomber told FBI interrogators that he and his brother had decided to bomb the race about a week before the deadly attack, according to a federal law enforcement source. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, said that he and his brother, Tamerlan,...
BOSTON (AP) — Lawmakers are asking tough questions about how the government tracked suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev when he traveled to Russia last year, renewing criticism from after the Sept. 11 attacks that failure to share...
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