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Can Congress overcome its petty differences and actually do something?

Can Congress overcome its petty differences and actually do something?

Republicans and Democrats put goodwill to the test as Congress returns this week to potentially incendiary fights over nominations, unresolved disputes over student loans and the farm bill, and the…

Gay marriage ruling affecting other cases

Gay marriage ruling affecting other cases

When the Supreme Court struck down part of an anti-gay marriage law, Justice Anthony Kennedy took pains in his majority opinion to say the ruling applied only to legally married…

Gabrielle Giffords: A powerful voice for gun congrol

Gabrielle Giffords: A powerful voice for gun congrol

Thirty months after she was shot through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords sits in a New Hampshire restaurant facing parents of children killed in the nation’s latest school…

Differences over abortion highlight Georgia Senate race

Differences over abortion highlight Georgia Senate race

The four Georgia Republicans who want to succeed retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss all call themselves conservatives who oppose abortion. Two are congressmen who recently voted in favor of a House…

Obama faces fight with fellow Dems over closing Gitmo

Obama faces fight with fellow Dems over closing Gitmo

President Barack Obama’s hardest sell in his renewed push to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may be members of his own party — moderate Senate Democrats…

Some 650,000 Petagon workers face a day without pay

A day without pay, the first of 11 through September, comes next week for more than 650,000 people who hold civilian jobs with the Defense Department. Officials worry that the…

Industries unhappy with, critical of Obama’s climate change ideas

President Barack Obama’s push to fight global warming has triggered condemnation from the coal industry across the industrial Midwest, where state and local economies depend on the health of an…

Republican woes help Democratic Alaskan governor

Democratic Sen. Mark Begich probably couldn’t ask for a better start in his re-election campaign, with the state Republican Party emerging from a chaotic year and gearing up for a…

Delay increases concern about Obamacare

Delay increases concern about Obamacare

The sudden delay of a major part of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul is raising questions about other potential problems lurking in the homestretch. The requirement that many…

A White House barbeque to thank troops

A White House barbeque to thank troops

President Barack Obama is noting that it’s not just the nation’s birthday, it’s his daughter Malia’s, too. At a sun-splashed Independence Day barbeque on the White House South Lawn, the…