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File photo of Marion Barry. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Committee Recommends Censure for Marion Barry

Five D.C. councilmembers are about to finalize their recommendations about how to discipline their colleague, Councilmember Marion Barry, for accepting cash gifts from two city contractors.

09/16/2013

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Senate Immigration Bill Boosted By Border Deal

Supporters of bipartisan immigration legislation smoothed the way Friday for likely Senate passage of their handiwork, overcoming last-minute disagreements at the bill’s controversial core and tacking on other items certain to build support.

06/22/2013

File photo of Vice President Joe Biden. (credit: Frederic Dubray/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Senate GOP Cowers To Ted Cruz, Rand Paul

Vice President Joe Biden says Senate Republicans are scared of two of their freshmen: Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky.

06/12/2013

President Barack Obama spoke on June 11, 2013 about immigration reform at the White House. During his speech, he urged for the passing of a comprehensive immigration reform bill. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Immigration Bill Advances In Senate

The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a landmark immigration bill, clearing away the first procedural hurdle in front of legislation opening the door to citizenship for millions.

06/11/2013

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Congress To Vote On Superstorm Sandy Flood Aid

At last, the storm-racked Northeast is getting a House floor vote on billions in disaster relief aid for victims of October’s Superstorm Sandy, but only after a host of East Coast Republican lawmakers threatened a near mutiny against GOP Speaker John Boehner.

01/04/2013

Rep. Peter King, chairman of the sub-committee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, once again suggested the 9/11 terror attacks are directly linked to current Middle East unrest, saying that “ISIS is more of a threat to the United States now than Al-Qaeda was prior to September 11.”  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

King: Boehner, Republicans ‘Have Written Me Off’ After Scrapping Sandy Aid Bill

New York area-lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger late Tuesday night after learning the House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

01/02/2013

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Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.

11/02/2012

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House To Vote For Medical Care For Victims Sickened By Water

The U.S. House is expected to vote legislation that would provide medical care for Camp Lejeune Marines and their relatives who could have been sickened by drinking water contaminated with toxins linked to cancers and organ damage.

07/31/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Eric Holder Held In Contempt Of Congress, Says Vote Was Politically Motivated

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder touted the Obama administration’s commitment to civil rights at a conference of Hispanic advocates in Orlando. But he made no mention of a historic House of Representatives vote to find him in contempt.

06/28/2012

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Mitt Romney Wins Florida Over Newt Gingrich

Mitt Romney Wins Florida Over Newt Gingrich

01/31/2012

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