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  • Obama, Boehner discuss drought, trade in White House meeting

    WASHINGTON — President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner held their first one-on-one meeting in more than a year Tuesday at the White House, but the discussion was another indication that the prospects for big, bipartisan deal-making are slim....
  • Needed: Another GOP declaration of conscience

    WASHINGTON -- The political equivalent of schoolyard bullying seems back in vogue to a degree seldom seen since the days of the late Sen. Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin, who used bare-knuckle intimidation to cow a whole country into viral anti-communism in the...
  • Saturday Highlights, Weekend Talk: 'Shaun White: Russia Calling'

    Saturday Highlights, Weekend Talk: 'Shaun White: Russia Calling'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES When Calls the Heart A mute...
  • Senate approves debt ceiling bill after last-minute fight within GOP

    Senate approves debt ceiling bill after last-minute fight within GOP
    WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing more federal borrowing to pay the nation's bills, but not without a dramatic scene in the Senate as Republican leaders scrambled to find enough votes to head off a...
  • Ted Cruz: the most selfish senator ever?

    Ted Cruz: the most selfish senator ever?
    The legend of Sen. Ted Cruz continues to build -- and not in a good way. A "Face the Nation" discussion about Texas Republican Cruz stood out on the Sunday morning chat shows. Cruz made Senate Republicans, including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell,...
  • 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-...
  • Ted Cruz on 'Face the Nation'; Rand Paul on 'Meet the Press'

    Ted Cruz on 'Face the Nation'; Rand Paul on 'Meet the Press'
    President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech will be a topic this Sunday on the morning programs. The guest list: Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N....
  • Gallup poll: Obama unpopular in states with key 2014 Senate contests

    Gallup poll: Obama unpopular in states with key 2014 Senate contests
    A new Gallup poll suggested Monday why Republicans running in some of the most contested U.S. Senate races this year will be campaigning fiercely against President Obama, even as their Democratic counterparts strive to make the races about anything but...
  • Obama raises minimum wage for federal contractors

    Obama raises minimum wage for federal contractors
    WASHINGTON -- After promising for weeks to do so, President Obama on Wednesday signed an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors -- but only after wagging his finger at Congress for failing to “give America a raise” by...
  • State of the Union: Obama asks Congress to reverse economic inequality

    WASHINGTON — Hoping to lay a politically bruising year to rest, President Obama on Tuesday declared a “year of action” in which he said he would work with lawmakers when he could, but would sidestep them to move proposals to help low-...
  • In State of the Union, Obama focuses on America's economic divide

    WASHINGTON — Hoping to leave a bruising year in the rearview mirror, President Obama vowed Tuesday to work with Congress when possible but around it when necessary to push ahead with a series of mostly modest steps aimed at helping low- and middle-...
  • House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase

    House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase
    WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday to extend the nation's borrowing capacity for another year, lifting the threat of government default and ending — for now — three years of partisan fiscal battles....