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  • Incumbents Orrin Hatch and Charles Rangel beat primary challengers

    Incumbents Orrin Hatch and Charles Rangel beat primary challengers
    Two congressional veterans survived career-threatening primary challenges Tuesday night as voters weighed in on races that could help define the next Congress. In Utah, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch handily fended off a Tea Party opponent, while in New...
  • Branford Metal Cutter Wins Millions in Legal Fight For Worker Entitlements

    Branford Metal Cutter Wins Millions in Legal Fight For Worker Entitlements
    Robert Maars used to cut metal for bolt-action rifles at the Marlin factory in North Haven. He was laid off last year and has remained unemployed since because nobody these days is looking to hire a metal cutter for firearms manufacturing. In fact,...
  • Bill diverting unemployment funds advances in Congress

    Bill diverting unemployment funds advances in Congress
    A bill voted out of the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday would allow states to transfer federal unemployment insurance funds away from helping the long-term jobless and use them instead for other purposes, including tax breaks for corporations....
  • Putting The Breaks On Big Oil Tax Relief

    Putting The Breaks On Big Oil Tax Relief
    In the last decade, the top five oil companies have seen their profits soar to nearly a trillion bucks. So, Washington democrats say it might be time to put the brakes on their tax breaks. In a quote from his state of the union address president Obama...
  • Longtime Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah forced into primary fight

    Longtime Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah forced into primary fight
    Sen. Orrin Hatch, a six-term Republican from Utah, has been forced into a primary battle in June after he fell short Saturday of the votes needed for an outright nomination during balloting at the 2012 GOP state convention. Hatch, 78, who entered the...
  • Romney: Smartest guy in the room

    Romney: Smartest guy in the room
    Mitt Romney is the earnest, overachieving school kid in the front row, his right arm thrust high and fingers fluttering in the air, straining to get the attention of the teacher. Mitt's got the answer. He always does. Among all the Republican...
  • Treasury pick on defense

    WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama's pick to head the Treasury Department and oversee the Internal Revenue Service held an emergency meeting Tuesday with key senators concerned about his failure to pay some personal income taxes and the...
  • Christmas comes early for Bob Dylan fans

     
    I suspect that everyone who has ever cared about Bob Dylan has been wondering the same thing lately: What is that crazy Christmas album going to sound like? As announced last month, Dylan has an album coming Oct. 13 called......
  • Healthcare reform vs. individual liberty, GOP edition [UPDATED]

     
    Republican members of Congress have started spouting Reason magazine-style arguments against the individual mandate in the healthcare reform bills moving through the House and Senate. For example, Sen. John Kyl (R-Ariz.) called the mandate "a stunning...
  • 10 more GOP senators demand answers from the NEA about teleconference

     
    Ten Republican senators have written to National Endowment for the Arts chairman Rocco Landesman, expressing concern that the Obama administration may have violated federal law by trying to use the agency for political purposes -- something the White...
  • Health-care advances, GOP vote gained

     
    by James Oliphant and updated at 5:15 pm EDT Legislation that would transform the nation's healthcare system cleared a significant hurdle today, as the Senate Finance Committee voted 14-9 for a sweeping overhaul. Just one Republican, Sen. Olympia J....
  • Obama: Deliberation before deployment

     
    By Christi Parsons JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- As pressure builds on the administration to pick up the pace of its Afghanistan war strategy review, President Obama countered critics with a trip to a Navy base today to declare he will not "rush......