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GOP budget plan: A hot campaign issue

The new debt-slashing budget plan pushed by House Republicans heated up as a presidential campaign issue Sunday as the proposal's architect, Rep. Paul Ryan...

Emails detail White House role in Shirley Sherrod firing

White House officials were in close contact with the Agriculture Department in the hours leading up to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's decision to fire...

Obama says failed GOP policies drive up gas prices

President Barack Obama on Thursday assailed Republicans for what he described as a flawed and dishonest strategy for reducing gas prices, predicting his rivals...

Obama: Close tax loopholes for businesses with overseas operations

President Barack Obama wants to cut the corporate tax rate by seven percentage points but the move doesn't mean companies would pay less taxes. His...

Obama: Pass Social Security tax cut or don’t go home for...

President Barack Obama, under fire for some of  his own vacations, threatened Thursday to delay the end of the year vacation for Congress is...

OK, we relaxed this tax act thingy. Now what?

House Republicans redeemed a campaign promise to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, but now must march against the headwinds of a Democratic-controlled...

Memo from Tea Party: We’re watching and taking down names

Welcome to Washington, tea partiers. Now that they're freshmen in a GOP-run House, the political movement's candidates are running smack into the traditions, partisan divisions...

Consumers still strugglig to pay loans

U.S. consumers continue to struggle to pay back home equity, auto and other loans as high unemployment drags on the economy. The American Bankers Association...

Shock, anger and finger-pointing in Washington

On opposite sides of the political spectrum, President Barack Obama and new House Speaker John Boehner suddenly face the same challenge: rise above the...

Arizona tragedy casts pall over stunned nation

The nation's capital lumbered to work in a pall Monday, somber from the Congress to the White House, as official Washington absorbed an assassination...