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Top House Democrats marked Obamacare's fourth anniversary by declaring it a political "winner" in congressional swing districts, despite a high-profile recent loss for the party in Florida and votes to water down the law by dozens of their colleagues.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Maryland Democrat, said Wednesday that he will never try to attach any unrelated policies to the debt ceiling in the future, even under a Republican president.
Congressional negotiators have about a month to write a compromise federal budget, but it's a difficult task when the starting points — the plans passed earlier this year by House Republicans and Senate Democrats — are $4 trillion apart.
A top Democratic congressman and several campaign finance groups sued Wednesday to try to force the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on political groups, saying the reason the agency has encountered so many problems with tea party groups is that it is using 20th century rules to govern 21st century politics.
Montgomery County, Md., is home to some of the most accomplished professionals in the nation: lawyers, accountants, academics and authors. That is why the reaction of its congressman to the Internal Revenue Service scandal is so important.
Michelle Obama is pushing back against the notion that she and President Barack Obama don't socialize enough in Washington.
For years, Republicans were staunch champions of transparency in money in politics. Disclosure, they said, was the surest antidote to corruption — more so than dollar restrictions on spending, which could drive illicit activity underground. But now that dollar restrictions have been lifted on some groups, Republicans have made an about-face.
Showering business leaders Wednesday with promises of lower tax rates and a lighter regulatory environment, presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney accused President Obama of trying to duck responsibility for embracing policies that have generated the nation's "tepid" economic recovery and left millions of people out of work.
Eight months after President Obama ratified the last-minute Budget Control Act to avert a federal default, the budget deficit has only grown and the control is hard to see.