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Will the Senate actually pass a budget?

Will the Senate actually pass a budget?

Democrats controlling the Senate appear on track to pass their first budget in four years, promising a second, almost $1 trillion round of tax increases on top of more than…

Three killed in shooting incident at Quantico Marine Base

Three killed in shooting incident at Quantico Marine Base

Three people, including the suspect, were killed in a shooting at Marine Base Quantico, a base spokesman said. It began with a shooting around 11 p.m. Thursday that left one…

War soldiers on and so do war protesters

War soldiers on and so do war protesters

The protesters gather at noon every Friday in front of the Montpelier post office, sharing signs made up years ago to tell their little part of the world why they…

House set to pass typical bill with huge budget cuts

House set to pass typical bill with huge budget cuts

A familiar budget plan to sharply cut safety-net programs for the poor and clamp down on domestic agencies performing the nuts-and-bolts programs of the government is cruising to passage in…

Low wage workers see lots of doom and gloom in the future

Low wage workers see lots of doom and gloom in the future

America’s lower-income workers have posted the biggest job gains since the deep 2007-09 recession — but few are bragging. As a workforce sector, those earning $35,000 or less annually are…

Mark Sanford’s comeback: ‘The God of second chances’

Mark Sanford’s comeback: ‘The God of second chances’

Mark Sanford says he believes in “a God of second chances,” and now the former South Carolina governor has taken the first step toward reviving a political career that was…

Cost of wars linger on for years, centuries

Cost of wars linger on for years, centuries

If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service members and their families grapple with the…

Arizona lawmakers back gold, silver as currency

Arizona lawmakers back gold, silver as currency

Arizona lawmakers say the global economy is on the precipice of financial ruin and the U.S. dollar could soon be worth less than the paper used to make it. These…

Rand Paul endorses plan for illegal immigrants to attain citizenship

Rand Paul endorses plan for illegal immigrants to attain citizenship

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is endorsing a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants, a significant move for a favorite of tea party Republicans who…

Fed not expected to relax interest rates during economic surge

Fed not expected to relax interest rates during economic surge

The U.S. economy is strengthening on the fuel of more job growth, rising home prices and solid retail sales. Just don’t expect the Federal Reserve to let up in its…