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No compromise on Iraq funding

President Bush sparred across the table with Democratic congressional leaders opposed to the Iraq war on Wednesday in a prelude to a veto showdown over a conflict that has claimed…

Congress still cool to gun control

After the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid cautioned Tuesday against a "rush to judgment" on stricter gun control. A leading House supporter of restrictions…

Dems split on Iraq funding

Congressional Democrats say there is no doubt President Bush will soon be confronted with legislation calling for an end to the Iraq war. But the new majority must decide how…

Shootings delay Gonzales testimony

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is getting a two-day reprieve in his high-stakes appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee because of the shooting rampage at Virginia Tech. Democrats raised new questions about…

Dems walk tightrope on Iraq

Congressional Democrats say there is no doubt Iraq war. But the new majority must decide how far to go in trying to tie Bush's hands and what will happen after the…

Real ‘taxation without representation’

As you grumble about taxes, consider the complaint of District of Columbia residents, for whom "taxation without representation" appears to be their fate for the foreseeable future. …

Hillary holds fundraising lead

Senator Hillary Clinton has revealed that her campaign had raised 36 million dollars, which is the highest amount of money in the first quarter for any presidential candidate ever. Campaign officials…

Deadlock continues between Bush, Congress

Deadlocked with Congress over Iraq, President Bush begins the week with a message that some good might come from sitting down with his Democratic adversaries. His vice president's view is…

Dems confident they will eventually win on Iraq

Democrats know they might lose this month's showdown with President Bush on legislation to pull troops out of Iraq. But with 2008 elections in mind, majority Democrats says it is…

Leahy: White House lying about lost emails

041307leahy.jpgThe White House's claim that e-mails sent on a Republican Party account might have been lost was challenged Thursday by Senate Judiciary Committee…