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AP sources: NYC congressman to plead guilty

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge Tuesday, people familiar with the plea negotiations said, but it was unclear what... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Lesson for Cruz — Politics are a team sport

The lame duck experience of Sen. Ted Cruz derailed early efforts of incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and allowed Democrats to make last-minute... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014


We're in need of a politics of repair

America is in desperate need of a politics of repair, not a politics of demolition and rebuilding. We need leaders who take populist discontent seriously, but direct... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014


Democrats use torture report to demonize Bush administration

The report by Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding CIA interrogation essentially accuses the agency under George W. Bush of war criminality. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014


Senate averts shutdown fears; Democrats rush to confirm nominees

Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama's nominees, and several Republicans blamed... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014


First Dems, now Senate GOP object to spending bill

First it was objections by House Democrats that stood in the way of passage of a $1.1 trillion catchall spending bill. Now it's the Senate Republicans' turn,... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014


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