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  • Renewal of federal tax breaks for homeowners facing bumpy road

    Renewal of federal tax breaks for homeowners facing bumpy road
    WASHINGTON — Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward recently, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer — and potentially bumpier — than previously...
  • Is Jeb Bush too old school for the new GOP?

     Is Jeb Bush too old school for the new GOP?
    Is Jeb Bush's moment over? Not in his mind. The former governor of Florida says he's considering a campaign to become his family's third president, even though he dreads "getting back into the vortex of the mud fight." But as enticing as it is for the...
  • Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad

    Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad
    When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and...
  • Immigration activists push House GOP in last-ditch campaign for vote

    Immigration activists push House GOP in last-ditch campaign for vote
    WASHINGTON -- In a last-ditch effort to bring an immigration overhaul to a vote in Congress, House Democrats on Tuesday began targeting key GOP lawmakers in hopes of pressuring House Speaker John A. Boehner to act. The election-year campaign against...
  • Holder's race card

    Holder's race card
    Last week, the president's lap dog blew his dog whistle (a dog whistle, if you didn't know, is coded language intended for a special constituency). Speaking to the National Action Network, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said, "The last five years have...
  • A state divided is no longer golden

    A state divided is no longer golden
    SACRAMENTO — Cracking California into six pieces and calling each chunk a state sounds really crackpot. Don't like this state government? How about five more? What about the notion of Los Angeles students attending UC Berkeley or San Diego State...
  • Ethics a focus for 7 remaining California secretary of state candidates

    Ethics a focus for 7 remaining California secretary of state candidates
    SACRAMENTO — The arrest of a front-runner in the race for California secretary of state on corruption charges has made ethics a key issue for the seven candidates still in the contest. State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) quit the race after...
  • House sends Ukraine aid, sanctions bill to Obama for signature

    WASHINGTON -- A bill to provide assistance to Ukraine and impose sanctions in response to Russia's incursion into Crimea now heads to President Obama after an overwhelming House vote Tuesday ended weeks of congressional wrangling. The House voted 378...
  • Some Senate Democrats call on Obama to approve Keystone XL pipeline

    Some Senate Democrats call on Obama to approve Keystone XL pipeline
    WASHINGTON — A group of Democratic senators, including several facing tough re-election races, sent a letter Thursday to President Obama demanding approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline by May 31. The letter’s forcefulness hints at the...
  • Hawaii governor questions deathbed drama in heated Senate race

    Hawaii governor questions deathbed drama in heated Senate race
    HONOLULU  — For political and emotional drama, it’s hard to top this: U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, the most beloved and respected figure in Hawaii state history, makes a death-bed request to name his successor in Washington. But the governor,...
  • GOP lawmakers, Neel Kashkari slam Donnelly immigration remarks

    GOP lawmakers, Neel Kashkari slam Donnelly immigration remarks
    Republican legislative leaders and a rival GOP gubernatorial candidate Tuesday slammed newly discovered remarks by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly comparing illegal immigration to war and urging citizens to rise up and join him in patrolling the border....