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  • Pelosi, Hoyer call disruption of town hall meetings 'un-American'

    Pelosi, Hoyer call disruption of town hall meetings 'un-American'
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, insisting at the start of a long and politically heated summer congressional recess that health care reform can be achieved this fall, today are calling the disruption of town hall meetings by...
  • Senators committed to trial

    Key Senate Republicans rejected yesterday President Clinton's plea that they join him in negotiating a "reasonable" and "proportionate" response to House impeachment charges that would allow him to avoid a trial in the Senate. But a consensus appeared to...
  • Solemn vote ends 'year of agony'

    Suspenseful it was not. And yet, when Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist called for the verdict in President Clinton's impeachment trial, he suddenly placed the weight of history on 100 sets of shoulders in the hushed Senate chamber. "Senators, how say...
  • Videotapes apparently sway no one

    House Republican prosecutors unleashed their strongest potential weapon against President Clinton yesterday -- Monica Lewinsky, on videotape -- but made no perceptible change in the seemingly inevitable outcome of his impeachment trial. After a day of...
  • Congress isn't dysfunctional? You've got to be kidding.

    Former Rep. David Dreier took to The Times' Op-Ed page on Monday to assure readers that it's not as bad as it seems in Congress. The nearly unanimous response from the nearly two dozen readers who sent us letters: Are you serious? To say that...
  • Commissioner O'Malia to leave U.S. CFTC swaps watchdog

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Commissioner Scott O'Malia said on Monday he intends to leave the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, creating a vacancy just a short while after Chairman Tim Massad took over at the derivatives regulator. O'Malia, a...
  • Kansas senator's years in Washington are both advantage, vulnerability

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup. It's already been a long day. That morning, the 78-year-old Republican braved the heat of the Lenexa July Fourth parade; after lunch, he...
  • The Get Obama show goes on

    WASHINGTON -- It's beginning to seem like the longest running off-Broadway show, the Republican effort to end the Obama presidency prematurely. The latest act was staged the other day before the House Rules Committee. It was considering House Speaker...
  • Obama, Republicans in Congress spar over border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans on Thursday escalated their war of words over the border crisis as lawmakers began considering the White House's $3.7 billion funding request to address the problem. Even before the Senate...
  • For Senate leaders, conflicts take a personal turn and play out in public

    WASHINGTON Four minutes after the Senate returned from its Fourth of July recess this week, Harry Reid laced into Mitch McConnell. Senate Republican leaders were throwing a "temper tantrum," Reid told the Senate. Their conduct was "outrageous." Once...
  • DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics

    DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics
    For narcotics agents, who often confront hostile situations, Capitol Hill has been a refuge where lawmakers stand ready to salute efforts in the nation's war on drugs. Lately, however, the Drug Enforcement Administration has found itself under attack in...
  • In GOP idea mix, Santorum says it's time to think blue (collar)

    PHILADELPHIA Rick Santorum is talking what sounds like Republican heresy. It's time to move beyond Ronald Reagan, he says. Labor should be valued as much as capital. Rising income inequality is a problem. The former Pennsylvania senator and 2012 GOP...