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Thursday, November 23, 2017
Lawmakers bristled Wednesday over pay raises handed out by Louisiana's statewide elected officials while the state struggled with continuing budget shortfalls and repeated cuts. Members of the House Appropriations Committee said they were frustrated as they learned that Treasurer John...
The Republican Party's 2012 presidential ticket is returning to the national stage as thousands of conservative activists gather outside Washington to examine the GOP's future. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will appear at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday afternoon,...
A record number of U.S. counties — more than 1 in 3 — are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere. New 2012...
House Republicans are staking out stark differences with Democrats as they prepare to meet with President Barack Obama for talks over the budget impasse, while Obama is conceding that a political accommodation may be impossible. On the one hand, many...
The next phase of an investigation into a veterans charity accused of being a front for a $300 million gambling operation will focus on lobbying and campaign donations, authorities said. While authorities wouldn't talk specifics Wednesday, records showed the Florida-based...
Working mothers increasingly want full-time jobs, and tough economic times might be a big reason, according to a national survey. In the Pew Research Center study being released Thursday, researchers saw a big spike in the share of working mothers...
A bill to legalize same-sex civil unions in Colorado won final approval from state lawmakers on Tuesday and was expected to be signed into law, reflecting a recent shift to the left in the political balance of power in...
Democrats gave a boost Tuesday to the pillar of President Barack Obama's plans for reducing gun violence, pushing a bill requiring nearly universal federal background checks for firearms buyers through the Senate Judiciary Committee over solid Republican opposition. The proposal...
House Republicans are sending mixed signals in agreeing to meet with President Barack Obama for talks over the budget impasse. On the one hand, many Republicans who long have chided Obama for failing to engage their party on the nation's...
For all the talk of a presidential "charm offensive" and possible thaw in partisanship, ample signs show that Congress is far from reaching a "grand bargain" to shrink the deficit. The Senate's top Republican, standing just outside the Capitol room...