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CNNWashington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American. Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
The Hartford CourantReports of the death of the tea party are greatly exaggerated. For about two years now, certain observers have been declaring the demise of this insurgent tendency within the Republican Party. However, despite recent headlines, we should expect to...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsUPDATE: Rep. Tim Huelskamp sent a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner and the Republican Steering Committee Friday asking that he be put back on the Budget and Agriculture Committees. - Click to Read Full Letter Huelskamp is also demanding...
Mary SanchezReports of the death of the tea party are greatly exaggerated. For about two years now, certain observers have been declaring the demise of this insurgent tendency within the Republican Party. However, despite recent headlines, we should expect to hear...
Tags: Elections, U.S. Senate, Todd Akin, Jim DeMint, Fiscal Cliff
Congressional Republicans are stepping up their rhetoric on federal employee pay, positioning the issue as a central bargaining chip in negotiations next month over raising the debt ceiling and keeping the government open. House GOP leaders will hold...
WASHINGTON -- Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen, locked out of pursuing a higher leadership role in this Congress, formally requested another term as the top-ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee in a letter to his colleagues Tuesday. Van Hollen,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heated talk about deep spending cuts that will dominate Congress in the coming weeks, one thing is likely to be in short supply: details. The reason is simple. Americans embrace the general, abstract idea of reducing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week. Their...
U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, will serve on the House of Representatives Budget Committee in the 113th Congress. Rigell, who was sworn in for his second term in the House Thursday, was an outspoken advocate as a freshman for increasing revenue...
Words have a way of coming back to haunt Mitt Romney, especially when he says them in front of television cameras. As the nation braced itself for Hurricane Sandy to slam into the East Coast, Romney's campaign was busily issuing denials to clean up an...
Medicare poses knotty problems. Not only has the number of recipients increased, the costs per person have gone up as medical care has gotten pricier. The Congressional Budget Office projects that Medicare spending will go up more than 6 percent a year...
Tags: Laws, Insurance, Elections, Paul Ryan, Hospitals and Clinics
President Barack Obama’s re-election means that, for the next four years, the face of the Democratic Party will be its vigorous 51-year-old president. Beyond Obama, however, the party has an increasingly geriatric leadership that is blocking...
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