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  • Justice sees no crimes in Senate-CIA spat over torture report

    WASHINGTON The Justice Department has decided that it will not open an investigation into accusations that the Central Intelligence Agency spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee, nor will it proceed with CIA allegations that panel staffers slipped...
  • March's anger over Senate's torture report fades to silence

    WASHINGTON On March 11, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., threw a gauntlet on the floor of the Senate, explosively accusing the Central Intelligence Agency of violating the Constitution by spying on her committee...
  • Democrats Back Legislation To Override Hobby Lobby Decision

    Democrats Back Legislation To Override Hobby Lobby Decision
    Democrats in Congress Wednesday launched efforts to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, introducing legislation that would prohibit for-profit companies from seeking religious exemptions to a federal law requiring them to offer...
  • Congress has heavy workload but limited time before summer recess

    Congress has heavy workload but limited time before summer recess
    Congress started July - its last full working month before the November election - with a full plate. But it may not have the appetite to handle it all. At the top of lawmakers' to-do list is passing at least temporary funding for the Highway Trust...
  • Democrats grapple with own divisions over renewing Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats are struggling with their own differences over legislation to renew the Export-Import Bank's charter, an issue that has long been a source of tension between Tea Party and pro-business Republicans. Democrats, who...
  • U.S. Democrats aim to turn contraception into campaign drive

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats hope to turn their legal setback on Obamacare and contraception into a winning autumn campaign issue by pushing legislation requiring employers to include birth control in healthcare coverage. Democrats in the Senate...
  • Senate confirms Julian Castro as HUD secretary

    Senate confirms Julian Castro as HUD secretary
    The Senate voted overwhelmingly to confirm Julian Castro as the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday, elevating the rising Democratic star to President Obama's Cabinet. The vote was 71-27, with 18 Republicans supporting the...
  • Obama seeks $3.7 billion to ease border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help cope with the growing number of unaccompanied children from Central America who are illegally crossing the southern border. The money would pay...
  • Congressional turf wars are costing US security

    This Congress is replete with oversight investigations — the murder of U.S. officials in Libya, the misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service — that have produced lots of headlines and little substantive change. When it comes to the most...
  • July 5 Letters: Fort Monroe, Medicaid, checks and balances

    Fort's last chance Yes, Fort Monroe is a national treasure ("Under our protection" editorial, July 1). Many emphasized that a decade ago. But with Daily Press support, Virginia's leaders misframed it as merely a Hampton development plum. Later they...
  • Toomey: GOP "likely" to retake Senate majority in November

    Toomey: GOP "likely" to retake Senate majority in November
    U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey already is fielding questions about whether he’ll seek re-election in 2016, and the Lehigh Valley native has an eye on this fall’s election results to gauge what his work environmental might be like. Asked during a visit...
  • Toomey: Signal Central America on immigration crisis

    Toomey: Signal Central America on immigration crisis
    U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey called on officials to send a strong message to Central American families in response to an influx of children crossing into the United States, but cautioned against detaining those children in locations across the country. Toomey...