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House backs down on anti-abortion publicity stunt

House backs down on anti-abortion publicity stunt

With thousands of anti-abortion protesters in town, Republicans are ready to push legislation through the House designed to please them. But it’s not the bill an embarrassed GOP was hoping…

Obama’s State of Union: Tax the rich to help everyone else

Obama’s State of Union: Tax the rich to help everyone else

Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the…

SOTU: Loading the House gallery with partisan guests

SOTU: Loading the House gallery with partisan guests

To see the other stars of the State of the Union Tuesday night, you had to look up — way up, to the visitors’ gallery circling the room above President…

Republicans stand fast on partisan response to SOTU

Republicans stand fast on partisan response to SOTU

  The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama’s failed policies, the…

Can Obama influence anything with his State of the Union speech?

Can Obama influence anything with his State of the Union speech?

Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday appear to be aimed at driving the debate in the 2016…

Some Q&A on the State of the Union

Anyone who has closely followed President Barack Obama since 2015 opened might wonder what he has left to say Tuesday night when he delivers the annual State of the Union…

New privacy concerns over Obamacare web site

New privacy concerns over Obamacare web site

A little-known side to the government’s health insurance website is prompting renewed concerns about privacy, just as the White House is calling for stronger cybersecurity protections for consumers. It works…

Should Mark Wahlberg be pardoned for his crimes?

Should Mark Wahlberg be pardoned for his crimes?

Victims of one of Mark Wahlberg’s racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated Boston in the 1980s are divided over whether he should be granted a pardon for…

Fifty years ago, she marched in Selma for civil rights

Fifty years ago, she marched in Selma for civil rights

“Steady, loving confrontation.” Those were the first words Lynda Blackmon Lowery says she heard from the mouth of Martin Luther King, Jr. “And those three words changed my life,” said…

‘Selma’ actors help others celebrate MLK holiday

‘Selma’ actors help others celebrate MLK holiday

Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie “Selma” marched with hundreds in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., one of many events around the nation ushering in Monday’s…