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  • Political Landscape: Pelosi hoped to recognize Armenian geocide

    This year House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated she would do everything in her power to bring to a vote the legislation recognizing the Armenian Genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks in 1915. But Pelosi's power is much diminished since the Nov. 2...
  • Sen. Kirk faces a potentially long recovery from stroke

    Sen. Kirk faces a potentially long recovery from stroke
    First-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk faces a potentially long road back from a weekend stroke that his neurosurgeon said could leave the lawmaker with lasting physical damage but also a full mental recovery. The 52-year-old North Shore politician...
  • New rules for airline fees are a partial victory for travelers

    New rules for airline fees are a partial victory for travelers
    If airfares confuse you as much as they confuse me, then I have some good news: Several new rules are going to make it easier to calculate the total cost of a ticket. Maybe. Starting Jan. 26, a new U.S. Transportation Department rule will require...
  • Obama's confused policy on deportations

    Obama's confused policy on deportations
    Eulalia Barrientos spent the last four months in a detention cell in New Jersey. After being apprehended by agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement in June, the illegal immigrant was just steps away from being deported back to her native...
  • Democrats defend tax increase in jobs bill, say GOP must compromise

    Democrats defend tax increase in jobs bill, say GOP must compromise
    Senate Democrats Tuesday staunchly defended their decision to include a tax increase in a bill designed to prevent teachers and firefighters from getting laid off, even though they know the revenue hike is a poison pill for most Republicans and some...
  • The Latino vote is pro-Clinton, not anti-Obama

    The results of Tuesday's primaries brought a renewed and vigorous debate about the Latino vote and the "Latino gap" for Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.). States such as California, Illinois, New York, Arizona and New Mexico have very large Latino electorates...
  • Democrats make early gains as returns come in

    The Democratic Party, which hoped to wrest control of both the House and the Senate in today's congressional elections, got off on the right foot when Bob Casey Jr. of Pennsylvania ousted the third-ranking member of the Senate Republican leadership, and...
  • 'Countdown to Crawford:' Bush at odds

     
    by Mark Silva In "Countdown to Crawford,'' a nice blog that the Los Angeles Times is running about the winding down of the Bush administration, President Bush's proposal for off-shore oil-drilling is put in a certain family context. They've been......
  • Will stimulus lack 'green' infrastructure?

     
    By Jim Tankersley Barack Obama has pitched his stimulus package as a quick jolt for the ailing economy and a "down payment" on his priorities as president. But those goals appear to be colliding in at least one key area:......
  • Kirsten: Latino session set for Sunday

     
    Washington correspondent Tom Brune, in a story slotted for tomorrow's paper, reports that Kirsten Gillibrand will be meeting on Sunday with Latino legislators concerned about her immigration stance: "New York???s newly appointed junior Sen. Kirsten...
  • Senate on junkets: Ban 'em and take 'em

     
    by Mark Silva A couple of weeks after the Senate approved a measure limiting "luxury" spending for corporate travel by recipients of federal bailout dollars, two dozen senators of both parties left town for political meetings on the Florida coast.......
  • Immigration votes lacking: White House

     
    by Peter Nicholas and Peter Wallsten White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said today that there is not enough support in Congress now to pass a comprehensive immigration bill providing a path to citizenship for the nation's illegal immigrants,......