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  • The GOP's immigration tussle

    I don't know how Democrats do it. The immigration reform proposal wending its way through the Senate is tearing the Republican Party to pieces. Poor Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), once the golden boy of the Tea Party and the conservative movement, is being...
  • Just follow the numbers

    Data-mining is the sophisticated mathematical analysis of large masses of numbers in search of telltale patterns. I won't pretend to know how it works. At the first mention of algorithms, to borrow a phrase from the late great Sam Goldwyn, that master...
  • House Democrats reject GOP plan to reopen some parts of government

    House Democrats reject GOP plan to reopen some parts of government
    WASHINGTON – The latest proposal from House Republicans to reopen only certain parts of government failed Tuesday night as Democrats insisted they would not pick winners and losers among federal services, and the White House threatened a veto. The...
  • Senate committee approves reporters' shield law

    WASHINGTON — Journalists and bloggers who report news to the public will be protected from being forced to testify about their work under a media shield bill passed by a Senate committee Thursday. But the new legal protections will not extend to...
  • Mark Zuckerberg in Washington to lobby for immigration reform

    Mark Zuckerberg in Washington to lobby for immigration reform
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington, his first time there in three years, to make the case for immigration reform. After meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, the Facebook chief executive was interviewed onstage for about an hour at...
  • Government shutdown threat: GOP steps up its vows to kill Obama's healthcare law

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker John A. Boehner on Thursday promised a “big victory” when the chamber votes to defund President Obama’s healthcare law as part of a must-pass bill to keep the government running. But it may be short-...
  • Caroline Kennedy 'humbled' by nomination to be ambassador to Japan

    WASHINGTON -- Recalling the efforts of her father to improve relations with Japan after World War II and his desire to be the first president to make a state visit there, Caroline Kennedy said Thursday there was no country where she would rather serve...
  • Immigration overhaul set back; two GOP lawmakers abandon talks

    WASHINGTON – Hopes for a sweeping immigration overhaul suffered another serious setback Friday, when two key Republican lawmakers ended their collaboration with a bipartisan House working group. Reps. John Carter (R-Texas) and Sam Johnson (R-...
  • House passes spending bill that may provoke shutdown

    House passes spending bill that may provoke shutdown
    WASHINGTON — By approving a government spending bill that would halt money for President Obama's healthcare law, the House on Friday provoked a confrontation with the Senate, which is likely to engage in a contentious debate leaving little time to...
  • Legislation Would Ground Recalled Rental Cars

     
    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
  • Mark Kelly on ‘Meet the Press’; Karl Rove, Bob Woodward on ‘Fox News Sunday’

     
    White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough will be a guest Sunday on ABC's “This Week,” CBS' “Face the Nation” and NBC's “Meet the Press.” The rest of the guest list this Sunday morning: Karl Rove and Bob Woodward...
  • Straight-FORWARD: President Obama and the Senate’s New Legislative Strategy

     
    Last Monday the so-called “Gang of Eight”, a bi-partisan coalition of senior level Republican and Democratic senators led by Chuck Schumer (D,NY) and Marco Rubio (R,FL), unveiled their outline for comprehensive immigration reform. Not to be...