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WASHINGTON — With a wide grin and a quick step, letter carrier Kenny Clark brings more than the day's mail to the people on his route in suburban Maryland. Clark, 49, greets nearly everyone he sees by name. He puts packages under eaves on overcast...
WASHINGTON — As a sweeping immigration bill moves forward in the Senate, Republicans are demanding stronger border security measures than those agreed upon during four months of bipartisan negotiation. The process of toughening the bill could...
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve President Obama’s nominee for top White House budget expert, bringing a woman into a top post in an administration that critics say has been dominated by men. Sylvia Mathews...
WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) on Tuesday announced that he supports gay marriage, joining a growing list of U.S. senators who offer such support. "When I climbed the Capitol steps in January, I promised myself that I would return to the...
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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...
Stephen King would have a hard time coming up with a more horrifying plot for the U.S. Postal Service. Established in the Constitution, the U.S. system of post offices was converted in 1971 into an independent, self-supporting agency that's supposed...
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The U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion in its second quarter, as the agency cut employees' work hours but struggled with an ongoing drop in mail volumes, the cash-strapped agency announced on Friday. The loss for the quarter ended March 31 was an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service backed down from its cost-saving plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery, acknowledging that Congress barred a move that supporters said was essential to addressing the agency's dire financial...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk reversed course Tuesday and announced his support for gay marriage, entering a contentious national debate and providing potential political cover for Illinois House GOP members who may soon vote on the...
Tags: Civil Rights, Radio, NPR, Same-Sex Marriage, Justice and Rights
WASHINGTON -- Chuck Hagel's confirmation as secretary of defense ended as it began -- with a smear. "Senator Hagel has accused Israel of quote 'playing games' and committing, quote, 'sickening slaughter,'" Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., said before...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has introduced a bill that would make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state. While the bill has little chance of passing, the introduction shows that Carper is taking up the cause of...
CNNSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber. "It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
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