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  • Kentucky governor sees promise for Democrats in healthcare law

    Kentucky governor sees promise for Democrats in healthcare law
    WASHINGTON -- For congressional Democrats worried about the toll Obamacare might take on their reelection chances next fall, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear delivered a surprising message. "You know what Democrats ought to run on next November? The idea...
  • Kentucky's governor visits Capitol Hill to praise healthcare law

    Kentucky's governor visits Capitol Hill to praise healthcare law
    WASHINGTON — For congressional Democrats worried about the political toll Obamacare might take on their reelection chances next fall, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear delivered a surprising message Thursday. "You know what Democrats ought to run on...
  • Beware an unchecked president

    Beware an unchecked president
    In the face of congressional gridlock, President Obama has started taking more and more matters into his own hands. In recent months, he has announced new gun control measures, put in place limited immigration reform and made fixes to the Affordable...
  • GOP starts a tough struggle to win back Asian American voters

    GOP starts a tough struggle to win back Asian American voters
    RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — Not long ago, the Republican National Committee did something out of the ordinary: The party issued a formal statement marking Diwali, an important Hindu holiday. "Diwali and the lighting of the Diya celebrate the...
  • Compromise taking shape to avoid another government shutdown

    Compromise taking shape to avoid another government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The contours of a mini-deal to avert another government shutdown emerged Wednesday, a rare glimmer of bipartisanship in a Congress noted for division and dysfunction. Crafted by Republican Rep. Paul D. Ryan, the party's former vice...
  • Federal budget deal faces test in House

    Federal budget deal faces test in House
    WASHINGTON — Congressional budget negotiators reached a hard-fought deal Tuesday aimed at avoiding another government shutdown, agreeing on a plan that would restore some money to programs hit by impending across-the-board cuts but trim spending...
  • Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election

    Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election
    NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
  • Colorado school shooting: State again finds itself in gun debate

    Colorado school shooting: State again finds itself in gun debate
    As it struggles to deal with the latest deadly school shooting, Colorado finds itself in a familiar place, enmeshed in the ongoing debate over how to control gun violence. On Saturday, police continued their investigation into the latest attack, the...
  • Feinstein in familiar role as she scolds Obama over NSA scandal

    Feinstein in familiar role as she scolds Obama over NSA scandal
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Early in her U.S. Senate tenure, when she was chewing through staff like a rototiller, Dianne Feinstein offered one of the least apologetic, most self-aware comments of her many decades in public life. "I don't get ulcers,” she...
  • California Republican on immigration: 'We've got to do something'

    California Republican on immigration: 'We've got to do something'
    WASHINGTON — Ever heard of David Valadao?  Exactly.  The soft-spoken freshman congressman may be little known outside his district in California’s Central Valley, even to many of his House Republican colleagues. But he is emerging as a...
  • Senate Republicans block Obama nominees

    Senate Republicans block Obama nominees
    WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans' rejection Thursday of two key nominations by President Obama revived a battle over filibuster rules and opened a new partisan front just as congressional leaders and the White House are searching for a budget...