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Ire over Netanyahu's speech, but Dems hopes to limit fallout

The Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to Congress without President Barack Obama's blessing has angered Democratic lawmakers, but they see little remedy except... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2015


Congress awards gold medal to Devil's Brigade, WW II heroes

In 1942, they were lumberjacks, miners, hunters and farmers from the United States and Canada, who came together at a U.S. Army base in Montana. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2015


White House drops plan to scale back college savings plans

The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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It's time to end the federal gas tax

Funded by the federal gas tax, the federal highway fund adds unnecessary bureaucracy to what is primarily a state obligation. Congress is looking at devolving highway... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015


Obama to pass on meeting Israel's Netanyahu during Washington visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015


Diminished in Congress and many states, Democrats weigh future

As Democratic senators gather in Baltimore to talk strategy and lick election wounds, their party faces diminished powers in Congress, GOP dominance in many states and... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015


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