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Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — A key House committee chairman on Wednesday sharply criticized a wide-ranging immigration bill just passed by a Senate committee, underscoring the difficulties ahead as the politically volatile measure moves forward in a divided...
The chief drawback of a law as complex as the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance reform measure passed in 2010, is that it provides self-interested opponents a multitude of places to stick a wedge in and hammer away. But you'd be hard-pressed...
WASHINGTON — A sweeping bipartisan plan to overhaul the nation’s immigration system headed to the Senate floor after a key committee approved it Tuesday, but not before tilting the bill to the political right with amendments designed to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday challenged the Obama administration to spell out its justification for using drones for targeted killings amid growing concerns about unchecked powers of the presidency and Americans'...
The House of Representatives passed a controversial cybersecurity bill as expected on Thursday, moving toward a possible confrontation with the Senate and White House. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2013, or CISPA, passed by a vote...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGLet it never be said that the smirky, prickly and sometimes arrogant personality comedian/commentator Dennis Miller has put on public display for more than 25 years is just an act. At least not if his demeanor in a recent telephone......
WASHINGTON -- Lakers forward Metta World Peace lent his star power – and his personal story – to a Los Angeles congresswoman’s effort to fund mental health services in schools. Just don’t ask him to auction off any more...
Los Angeles Times Pop Music CriticAmid the pomp of Monday’s inaugural ceremonies were a number of visual non-sequiturs, and most of them involved Jay-Z -- at least those not involving the sight of a former American Idol winner up there. There he was, in the same frame as Sen....
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They all talk about the phone calls — Will Smith, Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks. What binds them is the relentless prodding they’ve all received from Hollywood’s most bullish fundraiser, Jeffrey Katzenberg. At the fourth-annual...
WASHINGTON - Every five years, Congress reassesses the Farm Bill - a bill that conserves farmland and supports farmers and ranchers. After reviewing the bill, Congress usually passes legislation that sets national agriculture, nutrition, conservation...
Tags: U.S. Senate, Amy Klobuchar, Politics, Agriculture, U.S. Congress
The first signs of bipartisan support for overhauling the nation's chemical safety law emerged Monday, as three Republicans joined 23 other senators calling for tough restrictions on toxic flame retardants. Citing the Tribune's "Playing With Fire"...
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