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  • Tea party: They call us names because they fear our strength

    Tea party: They call us names because they fear our strength
    Last January, after the tragic attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that left her severely wounded and six people dead, President Barack Obama made an impassioned plea to the nation to tone down political and partisan rhetoric. So it's both surprising and...
  • Would a GOP Senate foretell change for consumer agency?

    WASHINGTON At 3 years old, the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has survived opponents' attempts to dismantle it and is busy rolling out new regulations and doling out punishment to companies accused of bilking consumers. But the bureau...
  • Man charged in attempted fire bombing of Missouri congressman's office

    KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - A Kansas City man was charged on Wednesday with trying to fire-bomb the local office of Missouri U.S. Democratic Representative Emanuel Cleaver using two bottles filled with charcoal lighter fluid, prosecutors said. Eric King,...
  • Roll Call's 10 'poorest' members of Congress for 2014

    WASHINGTON Roll Call's annual list of the 10 "poorest" members of Congress contains one majority whip, one party chairman, one formerly impeached judge and one senator. As usual, the quirks of the disclosure rules make it impossible to know exactly how...
  • FBI investigates possible attempt to bomb office of congressman

    KANSAS CITY Mo (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating a possible attempt to bomb the office of a Missouri congressman early Thursday morning, when a window was broken and devices resembling Molotov cocktails hurled at the building, an official said. Police...
  • Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

    Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm
    U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called for calm and a change in police tactics in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, which has been rocked by racially charged clashes and riots after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager 10 days ago. The violence...
  • Marching and praying, U.S. clerics seek to restore calm in Ferguson

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Some clad in clerical collars and others in flowing robes, religious leaders have descended on Ferguson, Missouri, to help end nearly two weeks of violence sparked by the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. By Thursday,...
  • Obama vows to see that 'justice is done' in Ferguson, Mo.

    WASHINGTON Justice Department officials on Thursday stepped up their investigation into the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., while Missouri Highway Patrol officers took over security in the town that's been roiled by demonstrations. With...
  • Obama makes stop in KC ahead of economic speech on Wednesday

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. President Barack Obama landed at Kansas City International Airport shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday, where Mayor Sly James waited to greet him. When Air Force One pulled up, virtually all of the 50-plus people waiting his arrival whipped out...
  • Delegación de EEUU llama a conversaciones para liberar a estadounidense preso en Cuba

    Delegación de EEUU llama a conversaciones para liberar a estadounidense preso en Cuba
    Cuatro legisladores de Estados Unidos que visitaron Cuba el lunes llamaron al presidente Barack Obama a que autorice el inicio de negociaciones con el Gobierno cubano sobre la liberación del contratista estadounidense preso Alan Gross. Los legisladores,...
  • Bernanke says Federal Reserve is 'focused on Main Street'

    Bernanke says Federal Reserve is 'focused on Main Street'
    WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve's efforts to explain how its unprecedented economic stimulus will be phased out might rattle Wall Street, but Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the aim is clear — avoiding a severe market reaction that would hurt...
  • Sunday shows: Kyl, Ryan, Durbin, Alexander, Clooney

     
    Also, Rand Paul, Chris Coons, John Podesta, Chris Van Hollen, Mike Lee, John Prendergast, Chuck Schumer, Steny Hoyer, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Austin Scott and Harry Reid....