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“The Daily Show” broadcast its last new episode of 2012 on Thursday night, and Jon Stewart closed the year by looking forward – specifically, to the two historic gay marriage cases going before the Supreme Court in 2013. Stewart...
Is Stephen Colbert going to join the Senate? Probably not, but that won’t stop him from trying. The news last Thursday that Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) would be retiring from public service sparked immediate speculation about the possibility that...
This post has been updated, as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tim Scott, a freshman tea party Republican, will become South Carolina's first black senator, Gov. Nikki Haley, announced Monday, appointing the congressman to fill the seat left vacant by Jim DeMint. "It is a great day for South...
WASHINGTON -- President-unelect Rick Santorum made his triumphant return to the Capitol on Monday afternoon and took up a brave new cause: He is opposing disabled people. Specifically, Santorum, joined by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, declared his wish that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is ushering in the new and the old — dozens of eager freshmen determined to change Washington and the harsh reality of another stretch of bitterly divided government. The 113th Congress will convene Thursday at the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five weeks after President Barack Obama won re-election and gained more leverage to make GOP conservatives bend on taxes, the new balance of power is proving vexing for both sides. Republicans still aren't budging on Obama'...
CNNSenate 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....
A rare moment of levity during Wednesday's gubernatorial debate at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Notre Dame came as a result of Libertarian candidate Rupert Boneham doing something most politicians never do. In...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelIn 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...
Jonah GoldbergCompromise has always been a holy word for the Washington establishment. But against the backdrop of ever-increasing anxiety over our fiscal dysfunction, most particularly the next budget showdown, the word has taken on a tone of anger, desperation and...
In mid-June, the best guessers on Capitol Hill handicapped a probable 2012 Farm Bill this way: either the Senate passes its version by the Fourth of July to push the House to act by late summer or no farm law will pass until after the November general...
Tags: Agriculture, James Inhofe, U.S. Senate, Pat Roberts, Dick Durbin
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