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  • Senate approves debt ceiling bill after last-minute fight within GOP

    Senate approves debt ceiling bill after last-minute fight within GOP
    WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing more federal borrowing to pay the nation's bills, but not without a dramatic scene in the Senate as Republican leaders scrambled to find enough votes to head off a...
  • Iowa welcome mat awaits Christie, but not Jersey swagger

    Iowa welcome mat awaits Christie, but not Jersey swagger
    DES MOINES -- As the Chris Christie Mystery Tour continues, he may want to swing by Iowa, where a rare welcome mat awaits the beleaguered governor of New Jersey. Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Assn., has been plying the party fundraising...
  • Senate clears debt ceiling bill in dramatic vote

    Senate clears debt ceiling bill in dramatic vote
    WASHINGTON -- Congress gave 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 led by tea party...
  • 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...
  • A too-early look at the 2016 presidential race: Bet on a dark horse

     A too-early look at the 2016 presidential race: Bet on a dark horse
    Of course it's too early to talk about 2016. Now that we've gotten that out of the way.... The most interesting dynamic so far is that the Democrats are behaving like Republicans — and vice versa. Since 1940, with the arguable exception of Barry...
  • With election on horizon, each party is tracking the opposition

    With election on horizon, each party is tracking the opposition
    In the midst of a busy 2012 election cycle, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin's offhand remark to a local television station about what constituted "legitimate rape" might have slipped under the radar. But Akin was a prime target for an opposition...
  • Senate committee votes to cut drug-related mandatory-minimum sentences

    Senate committee votes to cut drug-related mandatory-minimum sentences
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate Judiciary Committee voted, 13-5, on Thursday to slash mandatory-minimum sentences for many nonviolent drug offenses and to make retroactive a 2010 law reducing the sentences for possession of crack cocaine. The bill had...
  • Backing Obama, Hillary Clinton opposes new Iran sanctions

    Backing Obama, Hillary Clinton opposes new Iran sanctions
    WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing President Obama’s opposition to new economic sanctions against Iran. Obama announced in his State of the Union address last week that he would veto any legislation that called for such...
  • Justin Bieber proves we're underestimating Canadians

    Justin Bieber proves we're underestimating Canadians
    To America -- that is to say, the United States -- I say: We owe our neighbors to the north an apology. For too long we have regarded Canadians as the nebbishes of North America -- a nicer, maybe wimpier version of ourselves, Pollyannas in parkas -- a...
  • In first Senate speech, Booker backs jobless aid, quotes Springsteen

    In first Senate speech, Booker backs jobless aid, quotes Springsteen
    WASHINGTON – New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker used his maiden speech on the Senate floor to amplify Democrats’ call for an extension of benefits for the longtime unemployed. And it took well more than 140 characters to do it. Senate tradition...
  • Obama takes agenda on tour, urging boost in minimum wage

    Obama takes agenda on tour, urging boost in minimum wage
    WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — He has taken to saying he has a pen and a phone that he can use to work around Republicans in Congress, but President Obama also has a jet and a helicopter. He used them both Wednesday as he set off on a two-day traveling sales...