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  • Lehigh Valley native, Capitol Hill staffer wins $100K on Who Wants to be a Millionaire

    Lehigh Valley native, Capitol Hill staffer wins $100K on Who Wants to be a Millionaire
    A Capitol Hill staffer born and raised in the Lehigh Valley is suddenly $100,000 richer. Chris Jacobs, without telling anyone he was to be a contestant, went on 'Who Wants to Be A Millionaire' and walked away with a hefty prize. Not the big prize, but...
  • DeMint's Pennsylvania political legacy

    DeMint's Pennsylvania political legacy
    Jim DeMint, the Tea Party kingmaker who announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate Thursday to head a Washington-based conservative think tank, left an indelible mark on the world of Pennsylvania politics. It was DeMint, who during the infancy of...
  • Republicans feast on chicken, politics at Lincoln Day dinner

    Republicans feast on chicken, politics at Lincoln Day dinner
    Chicken, potatoes and asparagus – plus politics – were on the menu Monday night for the Broward Republican Party’s “Lincoln Day” fundraiser. Most of the speeches, including Gov. Rick Scott’s keynote, were devoted to...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Orphan Black' on BBC

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Orphan Black' on BBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 5 - 11, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black A trip to the suburbs...
  • Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control

    Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber. "It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
  • Obama 'Willing to Compromise a Little' on Fiscal Cliff

    Obama 'Willing to Compromise a Little' on Fiscal Cliff
    Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American. Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
  • U.S. Senate cloture motion approved 62-37, clearing way to Aponte confirmation

     
    Updated 2:18 p.m. 06/14/12 with comments from Sen. Marco Rubio. Two years after Mari Carmen Aponte was nominated to be U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, the U.S. Senate is ready to confirm her to that post. Aponte's nomination has been on hold but a 62-37...
  • Vote tonight or tomorrow in U.S. Senate on Aponte nomination to test Rubio

     
    06/13/12 5:35 p.m. Updated to show the Senate vote pushed to Thursday, to clarify Rubio's negotiations, and to provide fresh comments. In a move that has as much to do with Central Florida’s Puerto Rican residents and whether U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio...
  • OpenSecrets.org profiles Rubio: solid fundraiser, solid ties

     
    In the third installment of its campaign finance profiles of potential Republican vice presidential candidates, the non-profit campaign watchdog website OpenSecrets.org today takes on U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, citing his strong ability to raise...
  • Senate hearing on digital platforms hears calls for new laws

     
    The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing on new video platforms....
  • Mourdock doesn't anticipate Senate compromise

    Mourdock doesn't anticipate Senate compromise
    Fresh off his Republican primary victory Tuesday, Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said he doesn't anticipate successful compromise in the Senate and hopes bipartisanship will be defined as Democrats backing the Republican agenda following the...
  • Hillary Clinton confirmed to State Dept.

     
    by Frank James Senators tend to take care of their own and today they took care of Hillary Clinton, voting 94 to 2 to confirm her as President Obama's secretary of state. The two Republican senators who voted against her?......