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Despite low gas prices, gas tax hike appears unlikely

The new Republican-controlled Congress is facing an old problem: where to find the money for highway and transit programs. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Americans gearing up for a more contentious Congress

The recent Republican sweep in Congress didn't calm fears of gridlock in Washington; it made them worse. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015


Business group: Cuba deal opens prospects for US companies

The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that U.S. efforts to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and ease curbs on trade presents American companies with... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015


Ohio bartender accused of threatening to kill John Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner returned to the Capitol on Wednesday without commenting to reporters after disclosures that a bartender at a country club near his Ohio home... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015


Republicans press attacks on Obama agenda

Defiant congressional Republicans attacked President Barack Obama's agenda from all sides Tuesday, ignoring his veto threats and pushing bills to uproot his policies... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015


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