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  • A less than loving Valentine's Day in Washington

    WASHINGTON -- On the feast day of St. Valentine in the Anglican Church and various other religious jurisdictions around the globe, love may have been in the air, but not here in the Nation's capital. About a foot of snow covered the monuments, short-...
  • Harry Reid should be ready to go 'nuclear' over judicial nominees

    Harry Reid should be ready to go 'nuclear' over judicial nominees
    Last month, the Senate moved back from the brink of the “nuclear option,” a parliamentary maneuver that would have allowed Democrats to confirm President Obama’s executive branch nominees without amassing the 60 votes needed to break a...
  • Sens. McCain, Graham urge release of Egypt's jailed Islamists

    Sens. McCain, Graham urge release of Egypt's jailed Islamists
    CAIRO -- Two senior Republican senators visiting Egypt on Tuesday urged the military-backed government to release jailed Muslim Brotherhood leaders and defuse political tensions between Islamists and the nation’s largely secular security forces....
  • For the GOP, rightward ho!

    The Republican Party is at war with itself. It's divided over how best to shrink the federal budget and how to undo President Obama's healthcare law. It hasn't been notably successful at either, which helps explain why the GOP's standing in the eyes of...
  • The Benghazi syndrome

    The Benghazi syndrome
    Sen. Lindsey Graham and others on Capitol Hill are demanding further inquiries into the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, apparently convinced that the Obama administration is withholding crucial information. But I often wonder...
  • Senate debates tactics for stemming sexual assaults in military

    Senate debates tactics for stemming sexual assaults in military
    WASHINGTON -- Concern over the increased number of sexual assaults in the military spilled onto the Senate floor Wednesday in an hours-long debate that has divided Congress over the best way to handle the problem. The Defense Department estimated a 35%...
  • Mississippi Republican seeks 7th Senate term, courts GOP battle

    WASHINGTON -- One of the Senate’s longest-serving Republicans said Friday that he would seek reelection in 2014, setting up another intraparty test between the party’s old guard and tea party forces. Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran’s...
  • Obama's hopes dashed for Asia-Pacific trade deal by year's end

    Obama's hopes dashed for Asia-Pacific trade deal by year's end
    WASHINGTON — With economic policymaking at home largely paralyzed by Republican opposition, the Obama administration's effort to shift its focus abroad by stimulating U.S. growth through expanded exports isn't moving much easier. The latest...
  • White House, senators condemn Russia decision on Snowden asylum

    WASHINGTON -- The White House condemned Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden on Thursday and stepped up a public threat to cancel President Obama’s upcoming meeting with the Russian...
  • Budget deal clears Senate hurdle

    WASHINGTON — A rare bipartisan budget deal aimed at averting another government shutdown cleared its biggest remaining political hurdle Tuesday, ending the best chance opponents had of killing the compromise and worsening tensions between the...
  • Reverend promotes biblical arguments for immigration overhaul

    Reverend promotes biblical arguments for immigration overhaul
    The Rev. Jim Goodroe was driving down Interstate 85 toward Atlanta one morning when, as sometimes happened in the quiet of a long trip, he sensed God's presence. Goodroe had been pondering a problem. He was trying to help a colleague find a South...
  • Obama asks Senate leaders to hold off on new Iran sanctions

    Obama asks Senate leaders to hold off on new Iran sanctions
    WASHINGTON – A day before the United States and allies are to reopen talks on Iran’s disputed nuclear program, President Obama asked Senate leaders Tuesday to hold off on imposing new sanctions on the Islamic Republic to give the...