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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi complained Thursday her caucus was shut out of the negotiating process last week when congressional leaders and the White House hammered out a 2011 spending deal that avoided a government shutdown.
"What happened to the campaign promise of $100 billion?" radio host Rush Limbaugh demanded Monday. "If $38 billion is it, there's going to be hell to pay," he predicted.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty may be running for president, but he's not ready to be official about it.
House Speaker John A. Boehner extracted more budget concessions from President Obama and the Democrats than was at first evident when the deal was announced last week.
Should a president have to wait ... and wait ... and wait for the Senate to approve the people he nominates to serve in high office?
Although Libya is receding from the front pages and cable television, our involvement is not going to end soon. Attention will migrate to other issues, but the question of public approval will resurface, and with it the question of whether the White House should have sought congressional authorization and should do so even now.
The General Assembly voted late Monday night to approve an increase in the state alcohol sales tax, sending the legislation to the governor on the session's final day.
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.
A bill allowing in-state tuition for many illegal immigrants that looked dead in the Senate Monday afternoon returned to the floor Monday night to win final approval.