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Senate says ‘nada’ to money for seniors

Senate says ‘nada’ to money for seniors

The Senate thumbed its collective nose at President Barack Obama‘s plea for an extra payment of $250 to seniors, veterans and those on disability, voting 50-47 to reject the stipend…

Rangel steps down as Ways and Means Committee chairman

Rangel steps down as Ways and Means Committee chairman

Rep. Charles B. Rangel threw in the towel Wednesday, agreeing to temporarily step down from his post as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee amid escalating investigations into…

You say you want a revolution?

You say you want a revolution?

Famed Watergate-era reporter Carl Bernstein says Congress is so out of touch with America that it may be time to scrap our current system of government and convene a new…

Is Rahm Emanuel undermining his boss?

Is Rahm Emanuel undermining his boss?

A growing number of political insiders in Washington believe embattled White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is orchestrating a calculated campaign of press leaks and planted stories to save…

Bunning blinks, allowing passage of highway, jobs bill

Embattled, bitter Kentucky GOP Senator Jim Bunning folded his one-man blockade of federal highway programs and extension of unemployment benefits Tuesday, allowing the Senate to finally pass a $10 billion…

Supreme Court leaning to extension of gun owner rights

Supreme Court leaning to extension of gun owner rights

The Supreme Court Tuesday sent out signals that it would strike down laws that ban hand guns outright but suggested some limits could remain — a partial move that will…

Obama offers more scraps to Republicans

Obama offers more scraps to Republicans

President Barack Obama plans to offer Republicans a few more concessions on health care “reform” when he announced his latest revised plan Wednesday. Obama will include a handful of GOP…

Rangel: ‘Hell no, I won’t go’

Ethics-challenged Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel of New York Tuesday denied reports he would step down, at least temporarily, from chairmanship of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee until he…

Bunning fingers the press

Kentucky’s Jim Bunning, the one-man Senate roadblock, flipped the bird Tuesday to ABC’s Zach Wolf, a news producer, during a testy exchange with Jonathan Karl, a reporter for the network.…

GOP’s message to unemployed: ‘Get a job’

Republicans in the Senate aren’t winning any friends among the ever-increasing ranks of the unemployed. First Republican Jim Bunning of Kentucky pulls off a single-handed shutdown of federal transportation programs,…