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  • House GOP writing 'principles' for immigration reform

    House GOP writing 'principles' for immigration reform
    WASHINGTON — House speaker John A. Boehner told rank-and-file Republicans that his leadership team was drafting “principles” for overhauling immigration laws that will be presented in coming weeks. Boehner made the remarks Wednesday...
  • Bipartisan group begins effort to restore parts of Voting Rights Act

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers announced Thursday bipartisan legislation that would restore key protections of the Voting Rights Act that were thrown out by the Supreme Court last summer. The bill would also establish new criteria to determine whether...
  • Gabrielle Giffords appeals to Washington state lawmakers on gun control

    SEATTLE — Both sides wielded persuasive statistics at the Washington state Capitol on Tuesday. Both sides made high-minded arguments about protecting constitutional rights during a packed and emotional hearing on gun control. But only one side had...
  • Illogical arguments cloud court fight

    The fifth and sixth years of a presidency often end up being high noon for judicial politics. This time the first confrontation concerns the powerful D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the venue for many important regulatory issues and a training ground for...
  • NBCU-Backed Study: Online Piracy Continues to Rise Dramatically

    With Capitol Hill lawmakers once again poised to scrutinize the state of online piracy, a new study commissioned by the entertainment industry shows a rapid increase in Internet infringement in recent years, to almost one-fourth of all bandwidth in...
  • Rep. Goodlatte points online sales tax talks in wrong direction

    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) drew cheers from brick-and-mortar retailers this week when he laid out seven principles to "guide discussion" of online sales taxes and "spark creative solutions." To the retailers, Goodlatte's...
  • PA State Rep. Dick Hess dies

     
    Dick Hess, a life-long public servant who rose from county clerk job to the state House of Representatives, died, Friday. He was 74. Hess, a Republican who represented Bedford County for more than a quarter century, died at the University......
  • Answers sought in 1985 slaying of Palestinian activist Alex Odeh

    Answers sought in 1985 slaying of Palestinian activist Alex Odeh
    Nearly three decades after Alex Odeh, a Palestinian American civil rights leader, was killed when a pipe bomb ripped apart his Santa Ana offices, the slaying remains unsolved. At the time, the White House condemned the killing as an act of terrorism....
  • Obama in Berlin

    There are times when all a president of the United States must want to do is to get away from it all. Far away. An ocean away. Not just for a weekend at Camp David or a fundraiser in San Francisco. But off to some place where it really doesn't matter what...
  • About Ted Deutch

    About Ted Deutch
    Congressman Ted Deutch represents Florida’s 21st district in the House of Representatives, which includes communities throughout western Palm Beach and Broward counties. Ted lives in West Boca Raton with his wife and three children, and before...
  • Immigration legislation's prospects bleak after bitter budget fight

    Immigration legislation's prospects bleak after bitter budget fight
    WASHINGTON – The rough justice dispensed by the White House and Senate Democrats during the standoff impasse has further soured key House Republicans on passing immigration legislation. Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho), who earlier this year had...
  • In Alex Odeh's 1985 slaying, still seeking answers

    In Alex Odeh's 1985 slaying, still seeking answers
    Twenty-eight years ago, more than 1,000 people gathered at a Catholic church in Orange to mourn Alex Odeh, a Palestinian American civil rights leader who was killed when a pipe bomb ripped apart his Santa Ana offices. Odeh, who was 41 and the father...