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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Text of President Obama's State of the Union address

    Text of President Obama's State of the Union address
    Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
  • Sen. Kirk says Durbin group key to deficit reduction plan

    Sen. Kirk says Durbin group key to deficit reduction plan
    Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said today that he’s hopeful a bipartisan group of senators now known as the “Gang of Five” can reach agreement on a deficit reduction plan key to a vote on raising the nation’s debt limit. “...
  • 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...
  • Romney gets more good news ahead of Super Tuesday

    Romney gets more good news ahead of Super Tuesday
    Mitt Romney picked up another conservative endorsement Monday and a new poll showed him pulling ahead in Ohio heading into Super Tuesday, the biggest single day of the Republican presidential campaign. A day before contests in 10 states will decide how...
  • Romney Wins 6 States, Fails to Deliver Knockout Blow

    Romney Wins 6 States, Fails to Deliver Knockout Blow
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Mitt Romney's showing in six states was not a super one for the Republican presidential hopeful, who failed to produce the convincing wins needed to demonstrate his ability to generate support among diehard conservatives. It was best...
  • Super Tuesday: Mitt Romney could put GOP race out of reach

    Super Tuesday: Mitt Romney could put GOP race out of reach
    Mitt Romney can't clinch the GOP nomination on this Super Tuesday. But the former Massachusetts governor, with momentum building after a narrow but much-needed win in Michigan last week, can effectively put the contest out of reach with a strong showing...
  • Romney wins 6 states, fails to blunt Santorum's conservative support

    Romney wins 6 states, fails to blunt Santorum's conservative support
    Mitt Romney's showing in six states was not a super one for the Republican presidential hopeful, who failed to produce the convincing wins needed to demonstrate his ability to generate support among diehard conservatives. It was best illustrated by...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...