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  • ** FILE ** Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican. (Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway: Republicans favor brand-name politicians

    Yes, earnest talk and aggressive posturing have their charm. But fame and a name also resonate with voters. A new survey finds that Republicans who have some celebrity fanfare going for them lead the early-bird presidential polls.

  • Ryan holds meeting with black members of Congress

    Rep. Paul Ryan said Wednesday he had a productive meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, a gathering that came weeks after comments the Wisconsin Republican made about poverty and inner cities stirred allegations of racism from some members of the caucus.

  • Man charged with shooting gets death threats

    A western Montana man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old exchange student in his garage is receiving death threats and is afraid to leave his home, the man's attorney said Tuesday.

  • Montana man charged with homicide in teen shooting

    A western Montana man has been charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy after prosecutors said he set a trap in his garage to catch any would-be burglars because he was frustrated over recent thefts.

  • **FILE** Vice President Joseph R. Biden speaks April 28, 2014, about the budget and the economy at George Washington University in Washington. (Associated Press)

    Biden rips Ryan budget plan

    Vice President Joseph R. Biden gave the Democrats' predictable opening salvo Monday against the House Republicans' proposed budget, telling an audience of college students that the GOP favors the wealthy.

  • FILE - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., goes before the House Rules Committee for final work on his budget to fund the government in fiscal year 2015, at the Capitol in Washington, in this April 7, 2014 file photo. The plan being considered Thursday April 10, 2014 is a nonbinding framework aimed more at engaging GOP voters than rival Democrats. The budget plan from Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., revives a now-familiar list of spending cuts to promise balance, including $2.1 trillion over 10 years in health care subsidies and coverage under the Affordable Care Act; $732 billion in cuts to Medicaid and other health care programs; and almost $1 trillion in cuts to other benefit programs like food stamps, Pell Grants and farm subsidies. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Paul Ryan to meet with black lawmakers after 'inner cities' flap

    House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan agreed to meet with Congressional Black Caucus members next week after he was criticized for making controversial comments about inner city men.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, took his final crack at a budget last week when the House cleared his 2015 plan, which again calls for holding revenue steady while making deep cuts to both annual discretionary spending and to entitlement programs such as Medicare and Social Security. Those cuts would bring the budget into balance in 2024. (Associated Press)

    CBO shows it's Paul Ryan 4, Obama 0 on budget targeting

    Soon after the tea party era began in Congress in 2011, President Obama and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan each released their budgets, proposing how much the government should tax and spend over the rest of the decade.

  • John Mellencamp performs before Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at the American Civil War Center at the Historic Tredegar Ironworks Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Gov. Walker loves Mellencamp; feeling not mutual

    John Mellencamp's "Pink Houses" may be for "you and me" but they are not for the likes of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, or other conservative groups or politicians, a message the liberal rocker has made clear on several occasions.

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