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35 min ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald
It was like going into the belly of the beast. This week in Washington is the annual "policy summit" of the American Legislative Exchange Council, a powerful, secretive organization funded by the Koch brothers and other corporate interests that is famous for drafting conservative legislation that Republican state legislatures adopt down to the last ... (more)
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This Dec. 3, 2013 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaving a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
8 hrs ago | The Hill
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says she still isn't interested in joining a national ticket as a vice presidential candidate, even if her ally New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were to secure the Republican nomination.
The unemployment rate reached its lowest level in five years on Friday, painting a brighter picture of a U.S. economy that is gaining strength half a decade after the onset of the 2008 financial crisis.
Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies, is reported by Breitbart News last night to have made the claim that Paul Ryan is the "most open-borders" member of Congress currently in office.
The sequester, no matter how imperfect a policy, is arguably the only victory for fiscal conservatives in a very long time.
The hints that the extremists in the House Republican caucus weren't going to along with leaderships idea to avoid talk of a shutdown before Christmas have become aconcrete threat.
Rep. Joe Barton told the National Journal that he thinks the country should get rid of the minimum wage.
This would be significant because it would avert the threat of another government shutdown and allow both sides an opportunity to "regain some trust," according to a Democratic aide.
The revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of its dark days of apartheid, has died.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, discusses the unfinished work of Congress and the struggle for Republican and Democratic budget negotiators to reach a compromise, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.
Experts say super PACs could become magnets for a wide array for people potentially trying to make a quick buck off a candidate's name or novices looking to make their mark in politics.
Congressional budget negotiators are moving to meet a December 13 deadline to produce, well, something.
This week the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council , an influential lobbying group composed of Republican politicians and big businesses, is hosting its "States and Nation Policy Summit" in Washington, DC.
Another election season is upon us as Sunday was the first day to begin circulating nomination papers for nonpartisan elections in spring 2014.
A US House-Senate budget committee is close to finalizing a plan on federal spending for the next two years that would provide the Pentagon and other federal agencies some relief from automatic spending cuts known as sequestration.