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  • Senate broadening Secret Service probe after prostitution scandal

    Senate broadening Secret Service probe after prostitution scandal
    A Senate committee will expand its probe into the U.S. Secret Service this week following a scandal involving prostitutes in Colombiain advance of a recent trip by the president. The Homeland Security Committee will send the Secret Service "some...
  • Will the USPS cutbacks cost more money than it saves?

    Will the USPS cutbacks cost more money than it saves?
    Unions and some lawmakers say the U.S. Postal Service's plans to close plants and post offices would turn customers away and hasten the service's downward spiral. Now their campaign has been buoyed by revelations of a survey that the Postal Service...
  • Romney and the revival of the Northern Republican

    Romney and the revival of the Northern Republican
    Something interesting is happening in the Republican Party, and it's not the unexpected rise of Herman Cain and his 9-9-9 plan. The really significant development is the resilience Mitt Romney is showing as a top-tier candidate. Ironically, Romney, the...
  • DEA Agents Accused of Hiring Hookers

    DEA Agents Accused of Hiring Hookers
    WASHINGTON -- Three Drug Enforcement Administration agents are under investigation for allegedly hiring prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia, a congressional source confirms to CNN. According to this source, House Homeland Security Chairman Peter King, R-...
  • Postal Service deal clears Senate panel

    Postal Service deal clears Senate panel
    A Senate panel passed a bipartisan deal to save the U.S. Postal Service. The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted 9-to-1 to pass the deal, which buys out some employees, cuts worker compensation benefits for some retirees and...
  • Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support

    Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support
    The first signs of bipartisan support for overhauling the nation's chemical safety law emerged Monday, as three Republicans joined 23 other senators calling for tough restrictions on toxic flame retardants. Citing the Tribune's Tribune's "Playing With...
  • Romney Bounces Back With Maine GOP Caucus Win

    Romney Bounces Back With Maine GOP Caucus Win
    PORTLAND, Maine -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ended what had been the worst week of his campaign with a quick one-two Saturday -- winning the Maine caucuses hours after placing first in a closely watched straw poll of conservative...
  • GOP leaders: 'Our country is not going to default'

    GOP leaders: 'Our country is not going to default'
    WASHINGTON--Republicans this afternoon held out hope for movement toward a debt plan, while one top Democratic senator warned there was a lot at stake. In the Capitol, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell met reporters before 3 p.m. Chicago time...
  • Obama, Senate Democratic leaders reach deal on stimulus

    Obama, Senate Democratic leaders reach deal on stimulus
    President Obama and Senate Democratic leaders, propelled by news of the biggest one-month loss of jobs in 35 years, hammered out a deal Friday evening that clears the way for Senate approval of a massive economic stimulus plan. The compromise, the...
  • Wayne E. Meyer dies at 83; retired Navy rear admiral

    Wayne E. Meyer dies at 83; retired Navy rear admiral
    Retired Rear Adm. Wayne E. Meyer, who was known as the "Father of Aegis," the Navy's primary air-defense weapon system that revolutionized how the Navy performed air defense, has died. He was 83. Meyer, who managed the development and early building of...
  • Why Congress didn't bring the troops home

    To a crescendo of clicking cameras, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped before a row of shimmering U.S. flags last March to make an announcement Americans had been waiting four months to hear. November's elections had swept Democrats into power on a...
  • Senate passes $555-billion spending bill

    Congressional Democrats' yearlong campaign to bring the war in Iraq to an end concluded with a whimper Tuesday as the Senate failed again to pass a timeline for withdrawing U.S. troops from the conflict. As they have all year, Senate Republicans...