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House Democrats try to force vote on immigration

House Democrats deployed a little-used legislative move Wednesday to force a vote on a comprehensive immigration bill, an effort doomed to fail but designed to... Read more »

March 26, 2014

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On Second Thought

A lighthearted look at news events of the day. Read more »

March 24, 2014


Writing a budget might divide House Republicans

Divisions among Republicans over a budget deal and a shortfall in tax estimates are complicating the House GOP's efforts to advance a spending plan this spring. Read more »

March 23, 2014


Obama's promise to review deportations has risks

President Barack Obama's new promise to seek ways to ease his administration's rate of deportations aims to mollify angry immigrant advocates but carries risks for a... Read more »

March 14, 2014


House Speaker John Boehner questions Senate unemployment deal

House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he thinks a bipartisan Senate deal to renew expired benefits for the long-term unemployed isn't feasible, a remark that... Read more »

March 14, 2014


Senators strike bipartisan jobless benefits deal

Chalk up one partisan election-year battle that senators seem likely to resolve when they return from recess later this month — the fight over renewing expired... Read more »

March 14, 2014


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