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Military study gives green light to end gay ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon unveiled a study on Tuesday that predicted little impact if the U.S. military ended its ban on gays, bolstering President Barack Obama’s push to get…

Senate passes overhaul of food safety system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate passed the largest overhaul of the U.S. food safety system in decades on Tuesday, a response to massive recalls such as last summer’s recall of…

Obama urges Senate approval of START nuclear pact

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Tuesday reiterated his call for the Senate to ratify a new nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, calling it “absolutely essential” to U.S.…

Senate rejects proposal to ban earmarks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate on Tuesday rejected a proposed ban on the pet spending projects known as earmarks that have become a symbol of wasteful spending for many voters.…

U.S. regrets leaks, says will tighten security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government said on Monday it deeply regretted the release of any classified information and would tighten security to prevent leaks such as WikiLeaks’ disclosure of…

Obama, Republicans in tax face-off at White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama faces off with Republican congressional leaders over taxes on Tuesday in a test-of-wills that could foreshadow how the White House works with the opposition…

Obama proposes freeze in federal worker pay

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama proposed a two-year freeze on Monday on the pay of federal workers and vowed to work with Republicans to cut the ballooning U.S. budget…

U.S. "dismayed" by Egyptian election process

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday reports of “irregularities” in Egypt’s parliamentary elections raise questions about the “fairness and transparency” of the process. Read more…

Democrats press Republicans on START ratification

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With little time remaining for action by the current Congress, Senate Democrats stepped up pressure on Monday on Republicans to support ratification of the New START nuclear…

Republican takes Obama’s former Senate seat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Mark Kirk was sworn in on Monday to take President Barack Obama’s old U.S. Senate seat from Illinois, cutting Democrats’ majority in the chamber for the…