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The Senate will be taking up the matter of stand your ground laws with planned hearings this fall headed by Dick Durbin of Illinois, the Democrat announced Friday.
David H. Petraeus is a genuine American hero, a man of great intellect and proven integrity, which makes the four-star general's sudden resignation for adultery very curious.
High-profile House members typically cruise toward re-election with little worry. But Democrats and their allies this year have vowed to make a few of the chamber's top Republicans sweat at least a bit during the campaign season.
Sen. Scott P. Brown officially began his re-election campaign with a rally in Massachusetts, casting himself as an independent voice in a deeply partisan Congress.
Capitol Hill lawmakers scrambled Wednesday to come up with backup plans to decide who would still get paid if the government bumps up against its debt limit next month, as the outlook for a deal grew gloomier and following President Obama's warning that Social Security benefit checks could be halted.
The congressional gridlock that has tied up federal highway programs for years is loosening — a little.
Weeks of protests at the state Capitol in Madison over the Republican budget proposal were followed by a contentious campaign to turn out a state Supreme Court justice. Now the state Senate is facing a total recall.
Two close advisers and a fundraiser for D.C. Council member Yvette M. Alexander are paid members of Wal-Marts local "consulting team" now promoting a retail outlet in Ward 7, which Ms. Alexander represents, according to the Arkansas-based retailer.