Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
US Open 2015 : Gritty Novak Djokovic outlasts Roger Federer to clinch 10th Grand Slam singles title It was the 10th career major for Djokovic but only his second U.S. Open. The 28-year-old Serb had known more frustration than success on the Flushing Meadows hard courts having previously reached the final five times and lifting the trophy just once in 2011. 09/13/2015 - 7:30 pm | View Link
Maharashtra assembly polls: Congress to start interviewing aspirants on Aug 17 Notwithstanding its wrangling with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over allocation of seats for ... "After the seat-sharing talks with NCP are concluded, decision on other constituencies would be taken," the release added. "Only those aspirants who ... 08/14/2014 - 3:29 am | View Link
State of the Union analysis: What a difference a year makes President Obama told Congress during tonight's State of the Union Address that he wants to work with them on plans to improve the nation's economy -- but he also vowed to take executive action if necessary. VPC President Obama threatened more executive ... 01/29/2014 - 2:04 am | View Link
Analysis: Obama's grand plan for Mideast shrinks President Barack Obama has been confronted by fast-moving and ominous developments from Afghanistan to Tunisia, amid a bitter public power struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and has adjusted his first term's grand plan to restore Washington's standing ... 01/10/2014 - 10:47 pm | View Link
Analysis: Lawmakers Give Up Portion Of Salary During Sequester And while President Obama and Congress haven't made any promises for turning off ... David Hawkings, author of the Hawkings Here column for Roll Call, talks about the latest in these cuts. On the president (and lawmakers others) giving up 5 percent of ... 04/5/2013 - 3:31 am | View Link
Search More troubles for Congress, Left in Kerala - Former ISRO Chairman supports BJP. Increased BJP vote percentage in Kerala, possibility of SNDP-BJP alliance, and now ... 10/8/2015 - 9:12 am | View Website
US Top News and Analysis – CNBC Wall Street could continue to meander Wednesday as investors digest the recent rally and eye oil prices in the lull before earnings season. » Read More 10/7/2015 - 9:38 pm | View Website
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Public Citizen | Press Room For Immediate Release: 10/5/15 Media Advisory: Public Citizen to Testify Before Congress on How Regulations Protect Minority Communities Amit Narang, regulatory ... 10/7/2015 - 12:05 pm | View Website
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is just the latest in a long line of issues that Clinton has shifted her views on in recent weeks, giving Democratic rivals like O'Malley, the former Maryland governor, and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an opportunity to brand her as a flip-flopper on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate.
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At his daily briefing Thursday, Oct. 8, White House press secretary Josh Earnest says, "It certainly is easy to poke fun at the chaos," in regards to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropping out of the race for Speaker.