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  • White House, GOP push against amendment limiting NSA powers

    White House, GOP push against amendment limiting NSA powers
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama Administration has joined with GOP leaders in a furious lobbying effort against a measure up for a vote late Wednesday in the House of Representatives that would curtail the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of U.S....
  • What next for Edward Snowden?

    What next for Edward Snowden?
    Russia's decision Thursday to grant political asylum to Edward J. Snowden for a year frustrates — at least for the foreseeable future — the Obama administration's attempt to return the former National Security Agency contractor to the U.S....
  • House narrowly passes farm bill, leaves out food stamps

    House narrowly passes farm bill, leaves out food stamps
    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans narrowly passed a beleaguered farm bill Thursday, but only after they eliminated the food stamp program for low-income families that conservatives have wanted to cut. Even with the massive reduction in food aid, though,...
  • Led by Republicans, House passes measure to limit abortions

    Led by Republicans, House passes measure to limit abortions
    WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives passed legislation to enact  stringent restrictions on abortion Tuesday, acting on an issue championed by social conservatives in the Republican majority and inviting a possible new challenge to...
  • PASSINGS: Robert W. Edgar, Chrissy Amphlett, Robert Earl Holding

    PASSINGS: Robert W. Edgar, Chrissy Amphlett, Robert Earl Holding
    Robert W. Edgar Six-term Pennsylvania congressman Robert W. Edgar, 69, who represented Pennsylvania for six terms in the House of Representatives, served as president of the Claremont School of Theology and went on to lead the public interest group...
  • PASSINGS: Barbara Vucanovich, Joey Covington, Pierre Mauroy

    PASSINGS: Barbara Vucanovich, Joey Covington, Pierre Mauroy
    Barbara Vucanovich Nevada's first congresswoman Barbara Vucanovich, 91, who was the first woman to represent Nevada in Congress and went on to serve a sprawling, rural congressional district for 14 years, died Monday at an assisted living complex in...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into black ops story; Will regains his swagger

    'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into black ops story; Will regains his swagger
    ACN staffers are drawn deeper into a story that could be their undoing in “The Genoa Tip,” Episode 12, of HBO’s “The Newsroom” dramedy. Genoa was supposedly a black ops mission that freed American captives in Pakistan....
  • Sarah Palin on Syria: 'Let Allah Sort it Out'

    Sarah Palin on Syria: 'Let Allah Sort it Out'
    It’s hard to know whether Sarah Palin would be so quick to condemn a Republican president for venturing the idea that the U.S. should take military action against Syria in response to what the White House said is a documented chemical weapon...
  • Five ways to think about the U.S. debt limit

    Five ways to think about the U.S. debt limit
    Is it that time again? Syria will be foremost on Congress' mind when it returns from vacation next week, but lurking on the horizon like an ever-present cloud bank will be the debt limit. Treasury officials say the limit, currently set at $16.7...
  • Obama cancels California trip to make Syria case

    Obama cancels California trip to make Syria case
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama will not travel to California next week so that he can press his case to members of Congress for a military strike against Syria, the White House announced. Obama was scheduled to address the AFL-CIO’s quadrennial...
  • The end of U.S. exceptionalism

     The end of U.S. exceptionalism
    In all the long history of American presidential addresses, has there been an odder one than this? With the solemn grandeur appropriate to a declaration of war, President Obama informed the American people Tuesday night that a congressional vote on...