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Reactions to shootings

Representative Gabrielle Giffords was shot and gravely wounded on Saturday by a man who opened fire at a meeting she was holding in Arizona....

Health care repeal could deepen govenment red ink

Repealing President Barack Obama's landmark health care overhaul would add billions to government red ink and leave millions without coverage, Congress' nonpartisan budget referees...

Debt limit already a hot-button issue for GOP

In power scarcely a day, House Republicans bluntly told the White House on Thursday its request to raise the nation's $14.3 trillion debt limit...

Republicans already breaking their promises

Republicans have already violated some of the vows they made in taking stewardship of the House. Their pledge to cut $100 billion from the budget...

Republicans ready for showdown with more glitter than reality

Spouting more philosoply than reality, House Republicans brag they are ready for a fight with President Barack Obama over health care and other issues...

Pelosi has no regrets but some Democrats may disagree

Democrat Nancy Pelosi said she had no regrets on her last day as House speaker Tuesday, a reign that lasted four years and is...

Boehner to Obama: We’re in charge now

Eager to show who's now in charge, the House's new Republican majority plans to vote to repeal President Barack Obama's landmark health care overhaul...

Boehner plans takeover amid phony austerity

Here in the days of high unemployment and a lagging economy, Republicans promise a low-key kickoff to the their takeover of control of the...

The upcoming spending fight at the not-so-OK corral

Two early showdowns on spending and debt will signal whether the new Congress can find common ground despite its partisan divisions or whether it's...

Republican chaos could help Obama

The great wall of GOP resistance, the Berlin wall of modern Washington politics, is already crumbling and threatening to the GOP takeover of the...