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Sen. Bernard Sanders, an independent who describes himself as a democratic socialist, said to his Vermont constituency in a local newspaper article that the time might be right for him to make a run for the White House.
Even as negotiators struggle to write a final fiscal 2014 budget, one of Congress' most liberal lawmakers laid out his own vision for what the government's priorities should be — complete with big jumps in taxes and social spending and cuts at the Pentagon.
The ink on the final debt and spending agreement hadn't even dried and Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republicans' leader, was already drawing a red line around the next fight: budget sequesters.
As the Supreme Court justices were hearing oral arguments on the biggest campaign finance case of the term Tuesday, advocates on both sides were making their views known outside the court's front door.
With much of the capital's attention focused on doctors and Obamacare, a panel of witnesses told a Senate hearing that rising costs and the lack of quality care for lower-income Americans is leading to a national dental crisis as well.
The House's vote this week to delay both the employer and individual mandates exposed the cracks in Democrats' unity behind the health care law and provided Republicans a springboard to keep the pressure on both the Senate and President Obama ahead of next year's elections.
Congress is in recess for its annual Fourth of July vacation, so the republic is safe for another week. Members of the House have ample time to reflect on the disastrous amnesty sent over by the Senate.
The revelation that the super-secret National Security Agency (NSA) has been vacuuming up so-called "metadata" from foreign and American communications has lots of us in a full-scale flail.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Tuesday that there aren't 60 votes to pass the immigration bill he wrote and that the Senate will have to embrace even stiffer enforcement in order to win voters' confidence and sway lawmakers reluctant to repeat the mistakes of the 1986 amnesty.