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  • Potential GOP presidential contender Paul pushing school choice in Chicago visit

    Potential GOP presidential contender Paul pushing school choice in Chicago visit
    As he considers a 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul acknowledges the GOP must go beyond its base and find ways to grow support or it will be unable to elect a national standard bearer.
  • Setback for Toomey bill mandating school employee background checks

    A law requiring teachers and other school employees to undergo periodic background checks doesn't seem like something that would be difficult to get passed. But in today's Congress, nothing is easy. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., was reminded of that this week...

    Jeb Bush speaks at Rollins; reported getting around more

    Jeb Bush speaks at Rollins; reported getting around more
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be speaking at Rollins College tonight amid increasing reports that he's becoming well-positioned to run for president in 2016. Bush has repeatedly declined to commit to any serious interest in running for the 2016 Republican...

    U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville

    U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville
    A former congressional aide facing federal child pornography charges was found dead at his Sykesville family's home in an apparent suicide, Carroll County sheriff's officials said Friday. Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, former chief of staff to Republican Sen....

    Lawmakers sound off about unemployment benefits

    WASHINGTON — Lawmakers took to the airwaves Sunday to argue about extending long-term unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans who were cut off last month, a politically sensitive issue in an election year. Democrats urged their...