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- Obama administration asked whole D.C. Circuit to take on major Obamacare case
- Mark Levin: Topple GOP leadership or country will ‘unravel’
- Massachusetts to let police chief deny gun buys to those deemed unfit
- John Kerry condemns attack on Israeli soldiers, kidnapping
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- Israeli spokesman: No need to debate who broke the cease-fire
- 35 Palestinians killed; Israeli officer missing
Latest Senate Items
The state Senate approved a compromise bill Friday night that would lead to a temporary pause in California's effort to force more online retailers to collect sales taxes.
Lawmakers on Friday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a compromise bill that delays California's effort to force online retailers such as Amazon.com to collect the state's sales taxes while retailers lobby Congress for national rules governing online sales taxes.
I'm always amused by the national news-media polls showing that few Americans like the job Republicans are doing in Congress, as if this is somehow a precursor to the outcome of the 2012 House and Senate elections.
A few unelected officials in downtown Washington are rapidly accomplishing what 535 men and women in Congress refused to do.
A politically imperiled President Obama called on lawmakers Thursday night to approve another stimulus plan to create jobs, many for his union base, while adding about $450 billion to next year's budget.
Congress gave President Obama's drive to promote jobs growth a boost Thursday by presenting him with a major overhaul of the patent system that the president has sought as a means to spur innovation and put more people back to work.
A top Republican said Wednesday the GOP-controlled House will act quickly on any disaster-aid request by President Obama and that help for victims of Hurricane Irene and earlier disasters doesn't necessarily have to be paid for with spending cuts elsewhere in the budget.
On the eve of Thursday's first public meeting of a new congressional deficit reduction "supercommittee," party leaders say they are confident the panel will rise above partisan rancor - despite wide disagreement on how best to achieve its goal.
The United States says it has seen no signs yet that North Korea is prepared to meet conditions for resuming multinational talks on nuclear disarmament.