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Senate shuns push for elimination of pet projects

WASHINGTON — The Senate Tuesday rejected a GOP bid to ban the practice of larding spending bills with earmarks — those pet projects that lawmakers love to... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2010

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Obama and GOP, room for deals and confrontations

In the first test of Washington's new political alignment, President Barack Obama will meet with Republican leaders Tuesday with the nation's tax rates and a nuclear... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2010

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Congress GOP leaders to meet with governors

Top Republicans in Congress are meeting with more than a dozen GOP governors this week to discuss spending cuts, job creation and repealing President Barack Obama's... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2010

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Rangle censure part of move to 'drain the swamp' of corruption

WASHINGTON — It was a beaten Charlie Rangel who pleaded for mercy from the members of the House Ethics Committee but didn't get it last week. Now the veteran New... Read more »

Nov. 27, 2010

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TSA: Some gov't officials to skip airport security

Cabinet secretaries, top congressional leaders and an exclusive group of senior U.S. officials are exempt from toughened new airport screening procedures when they fly... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2010

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