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41 min ago | Daily Kos
House and Senate negotiators were putting the finishing touches Sunday on what would be the first successful budget accord since 2011, when the battle over a soaring national debt first paralyzed Washington.
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Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
4 hrs ago | Daily Kos
This weekend's Republican response to President Obama's message featured Rep. Renee Ellmers , who used her time to insist that the real war on women is Obamacare.
6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner
Prospects dimmed Monday for a quick extension of expiring unemployment benefits as Republican officials said they would not agree to include a renewal in any year-end budget deal.
10 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Received this e-mail today from the CREDO Action Fund regarding House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the Trans-Pacific Partnership : The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a secret "trade" deal being negotiated behind closed doors by the governments of a dozen countries colluding with corporate interests.
15 hrs ago | The Washington Post
With the start of the Affordable Care Act just weeks away, lawmakers and their staffs have until the end of Monday to enroll in new health-care exchanges established by the law, or decide to pay out of pocket for a different public or private insurance plan.
Despite the House leadership's refusal to bring it up for a vote, a federal bill banning LGBT workplace discrimination isn't dead yet in the eyes of a South Bay congressman.
A senior Democrat said on Sunday he hoped an emerging deal on the U.S. budget would include an extension of unemployment benefits but added that his party would not necessarily walk away from an agreement that left it out.
Extending long-term unemployment benefits is not critical to reaching a budget deal, Sen. Dick Durbin said on Sunday.
If Hobby Lobby persuades U.S. Supreme Court justices that it shouldn't have to pay for some forms of birth control because it would violate religious principles, well, the end would be near in terms of women's health care! So say liberals who are wringing their hands over the prospect of Hobby Lobby winning its case.
Almost 11 million people couldn't find a job in November, and for those who don't earn a paycheck, unemployment benefits work for the economy, too, a leading Democrat says.
This Dec. 3, 2013 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaving a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Among the many unanticipated developments surrounding President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act was this: A state that he didn't carry in 2008 or 2012 would become a prime example of the success of his signature domestic program.
The sequester, no matter how imperfect a policy, is arguably the only victory for fiscal conservatives in a very long time.
Former U.S. homeland security secretary Janet Napolitano, two months into her new job as president of the University of California system, expressed skepticism Friday about the workability of a college rating system the Obama administration is developing.
Individuals make a public showing of the fact that - for a week or two - they consume nothing but water in the hopes that something will come of it politically.
Room 216 in the Hart Senate Office Building is usually the venue reserved for Supreme Court confirmation hearings and other high-profile televised grillings of government witnesses.