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Boston bombing aftermath sidetracks immigration bill debate

Congressional advocates of comprehensive U.S. immigration legislation were diverted into a sometimes testy debate on Monday over whether the measure should be delayed because...

Empty streets as an uneasy Boston awaits result of manhunt

The Red Sox and the Bruins both scrapped their games. The famous Bull Market at Faneuil Hall was closed, and there were more pigeons...

More violence found in states with weak firearms laws

Many states with the weakest firearms laws have the highest rates of gun-related homicides and suicides, according to a study released on Wednesday by...

Mexican cartels place agents deep inside United States

Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work...

Senate, narrowly, manages to pass first budget in four years

The Senate on Saturday narrowly passed its first federal budget in four years, a move that will usher in a relative lull in Washington's...

Let’s try a society of no political parties and no conflicting...

What this country needs is a leader who owes his or her allegiance not to any political party or philosophical belief. What this country needs...

A third of American counties are dying

A record number of U.S. counties — more than 1 in 3 — are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened...

A sour end to 2012: Will 2013 be better?

Many Americans seem to be in a sour mood as 2013 begins, after Hurricane Sandy ravaged parts of the East Coast, a gunman massacred...

Politicians and their parties are not the answer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_j95a3tUVc?rel=0] It's no secret that we at Capitol Hill Blue hold politicians, political parties and partisans in low esteem. Actually, that's an understatement.  We think...

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