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20 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
Following President Barack Obama's signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 days to issue regulations for how employers must comply.
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JULY 16: In this photo illustration, Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
6 hrs ago | The Capitol Fax Blog
Advocates for higher taxes seem not to have learned from experience. Lawmakers and activists in Springfield have been pushing for years to expand the state sales tax to include services.
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A poll released Tuesday found that a vast majority of Republicans say they would not be able to live off the minimum wage.
7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.
7 hrs ago | Washington Post
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presents her new memoir 'Hard Choices' in Berlin, Germany, 06 July 2014.
10 hrs ago | Roll Call
Republican Nan Hayworth isn't the only former member of Congress looking to come back to the Hill.
A big idea that took root in Chicago has grown into a global treasure, and it's so important that it's getting its own 'virtual shelf" at the Library of Congress.
Rep. Luis Gutierrez believes Hispanics should get amnesty and citizenship to punish Americans who are against illegal immigration.
Is dilution really the solution to pollution - especially when it's nuclear waste that can stay radioactive for 100,000 years? A four-member expert group told a federal joint review panel it is.
When asked just how vulnerable former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to a challenge from her left, the Acela Corridor's political class is quick to note that 2016 is not 2008.
Three days after President Barack Obama addressed the nation on the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, several Republican members of Congress are saying Obama should focus sanctions on the man they feel is most responsible for the tragedy: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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With Attorney General Eric Holder at the legal helm, and a pro-amnesty chief executive in the White House, it's hard to know how this whole border fiasco is going to end - and specifically, whether peace will prevail.
Danielle Saxton was arrested after she posted a photo of herself wearing clothes that were allegedly stolen from a local boutique.
More than three years after President Barack Obama's former chief of staff cruised into City Hall, they're instead asking if the middle finger-flipping mayor and legendary political tactician just might fail to win re-election in the nation's third-most populous city.
Palestinians dance while flying a Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement flag reading in Arabic "there is only one God and Muhammad is his prophet," during celebrations in the West bank city of Ramallah, late Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 04:32 pm
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