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Republicans boycott vote on EPA chief nominee

Republican senators on Thursday stalled the confirmation of President Barack Obama's pick to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying they were "completely unsatisfied"...

Sanford: A comeback kid and potential wild card

Fresh off a redemptive win in South Carolina's special election, former Governor Mark Sanford's return to Congress will make him a prominent wild card...

Mark Sanford finds redemption from South Carolina voters

In a story of political redemption, Mark Sanford is headed back to Congress after his career was derailed by scandal four years ago. "I am...

Most military sexual assaults not reported

They are young, often low-ranking service members out on the weekend in the late night and early morning hours. Sometimes they've been drinking. Often...

A battle royal slated on immigration

The Congress this week opens its first debate in six years on a comprehensive immigration reform bill, testing whether business and labor groups can...

Obama’s golf outreach turns into Senatorial hole-in-one

So much for overshadowing your rivals, Mr. President. Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss didn't seem fazed by a rare congressional invitation to golf with President Barack...

Will Obamacare be a boon or bust?

Healthcare reform should be the signature Democratic achievement of President Barack Obama's presidency. But with "Obamacare" five months from show time, Democrats are worried about...

The war over gun control will get worse

National Rifle Association leaders told members Saturday that the fight against gun control legislation is far from over, with battles yet to come in...

NRA praises gun-toting women

The National Rifle Association is showcasing women members and emphasizing that increasingly it's not just men who own firearms and oppose gun-control efforts. Female membership...

NRA set to install another loudmouth president

  The incoming leader of the National Rifle Association has a long history with the powerful gun rights lobby and a penchant for bold statements...