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  • Toomey & conservative GOP introduce anti-union bill

     
    (Wednesday morning: Read story on this issue in the big paper here.) Republican Pat Toomey joined a list of the Senate's more conservative Republicans in introducing legislation aimed at weakening unions through a national law that would ensure joining a....
  • McManus: Obama's modest proposal on defense

    McManus: Obama's modest proposal on defense
    As he unveiled his administration's new blueprint for U.S. defense strategy last week, President Obama sought to vaccinate himself against charges that he was gutting the nation's military. Even after the strategy is fully implemented, he said, "the...
  • Sunday shows: Cantor, Plouffe, Trump, Blair, Ryan

     
    Also, Mike Pence, Jeff Sessions, Chuck Schumer, Chris Van Hollen, James Baker, Jeb Hensarling, Dick Durbin and Robert Redford....
  • Guest list: Donald Trump on ‘State of the Union’; Paul Ryan on ‘Face the Nation’; Tim Geithner on 2 shows

     
    The spending battle will be a recurring topic on Sunday morning programs. Here are the programs and the announced guests:...
  • Ethanol subsidy: Senate rejects bill to kill the $6 billion program

    The following comes from the Tribune Co.'s Washington, D.C., bureau... The Senate rejected a proposal Tuesday to do away with annual ethanol subsidies in a vote that was closely watched for clues about the willingness of Republicans to take on tax breaks...
  • Congress Will Raise Debt Limit: Geithner

    Congress Will Raise Debt Limit: Geithner
    Congressional Republicans have assured President Barack Obama that they would not hold the economy hostage over raising the debt ceiling, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Sunday. But Republicans appearing on television news shows insisted they...
  • $4.2 billion aid, health care package for 9/11 victims, responders called 'Christmas miracle'

    $4.2 billion aid, health care package for 9/11 victims, responders called 'Christmas miracle'
    It was called a "Christmas miracle," but a last-minute compromise by Congress will provide a smaller aid package than originally envisioned to help victims of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center and the responders sickened as they worked in...
  • Ground zero workers celebrate political victory at WTC site, but some ask if bill is enough

    Ground zero workers celebrate political victory at WTC site, but some ask if bill is enough
    The politicians who wrangled a last-minute compromise bill giving 9/11 survivors and responders with five more years of health care and billions of dollars in compensation gathered at the World Trade Center site Thursday to declare a patriotic victory,...
  • Funding for 9/11 Memorial and Museum faces more questions

    Funding for 9/11 Memorial and Museum faces more questions
    The9/11 Memorial and Museum is facing more funding questions as the governors of New York and New Jersey have called on the federal government to step in and contribute more to the management of the site. The two governers have sent a letter to...
  • Read President Obama's State of the Union Address

    Read President Obama's State of the Union Address
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of our last troops to serve in Iraq. Together, we offered a final, proud salute to the...
  • FULL TEXT: President Obama's State of the Union Address

    The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
  • Mustached Americans seek tax break for grooming products

    Mustached Americans seek tax break for grooming products
    As Congress pays lip service to Americans seeking tax reforms, an underrepresented constituency has a hairy proposition -- getting lawmakers to approve a $250 tax refund for mustached Americans. Members of the American Mustache Institute traipsed up to...