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Oregon congressman says he sought psychiatric help

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) – Oregon congressman David Wu said on Tuesday that he is undergoing psychiatric treatment after his staff complained of erratic behavior that included his e-mailing a picture…

California Republicans zero in on public pensions

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – California Republicans, who could hold hostage a state budget proposed by its new Democratic governor, are drafting demands for supporting it, including the controversial issue of…

Prospect of U.S. government shutdown eases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The risk of a U.S. government shutdown eased on Tuesday after a top Republican backed a stopgap measure to keep programs funded beyond March 4. Read the…

Ohio public employees protest proposed union curbs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) – Thousands of people picketed the state Capitol on Tuesday to protest a bill to cut collective bargaining rights for state workers. Read the full story.…

Sen. Harry Reid urges Nevada to ban prostitution

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday urged lawmakers from his home state of Nevada to make prostitution illegal, a move that would turn back decades…

Obama kicks off listening tour of businesses

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, with much of his Cabinet in tow, visited the economically hard-hit Midwest on Tuesday as part of his effort to mend fences with U.S.…

Wisconsin Democratic aide says governor must compromise

MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers who left Wisconsin to stall passage of a controversial budget bill that has triggered mass protests may return if the governor compromises with public…

Government shutdown threat looms over budget fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Senate Democrats slammed Republicans on Sunday for a “reckless” threat to shut down the government amid deepening political posturing on both sides over federal spending and…

New Jersey mayors hold their breath over state budget

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has built a national reputation as a fiscal conservative, but New Jersey mayors say they worry a $10.5 billion budget gap…

Wisconsin governor asks Democrats to come home

MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Monday urged 14 Democratic state senators who left the state rather than vote on a bill that takes away bargaining rights…