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  • Prosecutors launch case against Clinton

    With 100 senators sitting in silent attention, House prosecutors opened their case yesterday against William Jefferson Clinton, charging that he had "piled perjury upon perjury," engaged in a "multifacted scheme to obstruct justice" and should be...
  • Republican-turned-independent former Senator Jeffords dies

    Republican-turned-independent former Senator Jeffords dies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, died on Monday at age 80, his...
  • Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80

    Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80
    James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, has died at age 80, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy...
  • Senate newbie Cruz stirs more trouble for Boehner in House

    WASHINGTON -- No one could have been more pleased to see the arrival of Congress's five-week summer recess than House Speaker John Boehner. It offers a welcome breathing space in the seemingly endless civil war between his Republican caucus's far-right...
  • Our say: Polarization undermines our political system

    This country could handle all its problems - if its mechanisms for devising political solutions, particularly at the federal level, were working. But they're not. As Congress grinds through month after month of stalemate, and as backbiting and posturing...
  • Mississippi Senate race, reflecting split within GOP, nears its finale

    Mississippi Senate race, reflecting split within GOP, nears its finale
    Sen. Thad Cochran's big campaign bus pulled up for its first stop of the day at the most impressive building in town — the local bank. Once beyond the building's grand white columns, the 76-year-old, six-term Republican politely shook hands with...
  • Election year a drag on productivity in Senate

    Election year a drag on productivity in Senate
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the chamber's modest productivity this election season to a near halt. With control of the Senate at risk in November, leaders are going to remarkable lengths...
  • GOP's Mitch McConnell sets his sights on Senate majority leader post

    Mitch McConnell, the Senate's top Republican, is on the verge of snaring the job he's dreamed about for years: majority leader. Less than a year after a widely unpopular government shutdown dealt the GOP a political blow, McConnell and his fellow...
  • 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....
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 5 – 11 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SATURDAY Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7......
  • Sunday shows: Boehner, Goolsbee, Axelrod, Giuliani

     
    ABC's "This Week" with Christiane Amanpour: Austan Goolsbee, White House Council of Economic Advisers; Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, Eboo Patel, the Rev. Richard Cizik, Arianna Huffington and Jonathan Karl and George Will of ABC News. Bloomberg's "Political...
  • Sunday morning guests: Mike Shanahan, Peter Orszag, Newt Gingrich, Tom Kean, David Axelrod, Rudy Giuliani

     
    Here's a look at the guests on Sunday morning programs: ***ABC's “This Week” features an interview with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who will talk about the Muslim community center planned for near Ground Zero. The program starts at 11 a.m. on...