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Breaking a legislative drought that had extended for two years, Congress on Thursday passed three of its annual spending bills and a stopgap measure to keep the rest of the government open through the middle of December, though not without deep partisan divides.
The congressional debt-reduction committee ramped up its threat of failure Thursday, as members and party leaders spent the day pointing fingers and talking past one another as the clock winds down toward critical deadlines next week.
The Republican Party and the tea party seemed to be a natural political pairing. But what may have seemed like another politically beneficial alliance — Democrats and Occupy Wall Street — hasn't happened.
People attending a Rick Perry presidential campaign event Wednesday in Manchester, N.H., were asked to prove they are American citizens.
The GOP presidential candidates are discussing foreign policy. Finally! Over the next half decade, the occupant of the Oval Office may well confront foreign challenges far more serious than those arising on the domestic front.
House Democrats are divided. Their leaders are working hard to stop the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA), but not all members on the left are falling into line. The chances of this landmark constitutional amendment passing Friday depend on how many are willing to put their country's interests before that of their party.
House Speaker John A. Boehner publicly blessed a Republican deficit-reduction plan Tuesday that would raise $300 billion in additional tax revenue while overhauling the IRS code.
In a matter of a week, Herman Cain referred to the House Democratic leader as "Princess Nancy" Pelosi, said presidential rival Michele Bachmann would be "tutti-frutti" ice cream and shrugged off a joke about Anita Hill.
Blasting the congressional "creatures of Washington" for being overpaid and detached from the struggles of the people outside the Beltway, Texas Gov. and GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry vowed Tuesday to eliminate federal agencies, set term limits for federal judges and push for a part-time Congress where both members' pay and office budgets are sliced in half.