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WASHINGTON – Senators from both parties are expressing enthusiasm for pushing a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s immigration system. But while immigration politics appears to have changed in the wake of sweeping Republican rejection...
Tags: Politics, Jeff Sessions, Dick Durbin, John Kerry, Ron Wyden
Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, a liberal Democrat and a champion for Americans with disabilities, announced Saturday that he will not run for reelection next year, deciding that 40 years in Congress is enough. Harkin’s retirement gives Republicans a chance...
WASHINGTON — Citing his frustration with gridlock in Washington, Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss of Georgia said Friday he will not seek reelection. Chambliss’ decision to step down ensures a battle for the seat by Republicans who were...
PolitiCalWith the clock ticking on federal budget negotiations, cities and states across the country are increasingly voicing their concerns that deadlock in Washington will produce damaging consequences....
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from angry conservatives. These lawmakers wasted little time...
Tags: Richard Lugar, U.S. Senate, White House, Elections, Politics
WASHINGTON -- The nation is heading toward the "fiscal cliff," but have no fear: Mitt Romney is coming to the rescue -- of Marriott International Inc. In his first public comments since election night, the defeated Republican presidential nominee issued...
Americans have known for years both the broad outlines and some of the disgusting details of the George W. Bush administration's policy of subjecting suspected terrorists to torture, humiliation and imprisonment at "black sites" in foreign countries....
Grover Norquist on Wednesday rebuffed claims that his anti-tax crusade is losing steam, calling statements from prominent Republicans hinting at their departure from his anti-tax pledge "impure thoughts." Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform,...
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday joined the ranks of Republican lawmakers stepping away from Grover Norquist’s famous anti-tax pledge, offering to cut his support for the pledge – with a catch. “I will violate the pledge for...
As the so-called “fiscal cliff” nears, prominent Republicans have recently been making some noise about abandoning Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, Georgia’s Saxby Chambliss, South Carolina’s...
Tags: Parties and Movements, Bob Corker, Lobbying, Politics, Japan
WASHINGTON -- Maybe the fever is breaking. Maybe the delirium is lifting. Maybe Republicans are finally asking themselves: What were we thinking when we put an absurdly unrealistic pledge to a Washington lobbyist ahead of our duty to the American people?...
Was the big loser of this month's election Grover Norquist? It's starting to look that way, as an increasing number of Republicans in the House and Senate are announcing that they could be willing to violate the pledges they signed at the behest of the...
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