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1 hr ago | The Inter-Mountain
In January, will the federal government be shuttered again? At first thought, it seems inconceivable that Congress would want to go through another protracted fight like the one that shut things down for 16 days in October.
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5 hrs ago | Free Republic
With Sen. Thad Cochran's decision last week to seek re-election, the six-term incumbent must now begin hiring a political team and getting serious about fundraising.
9 hrs ago | News Max
A Washington fundraiser later this week for North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis and his U.S. Senate campaign reportedly has received the stamp of approval from some big Republican names, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
9 hrs ago | WGBH
Miguel Estrada, whose 2002 nomination to a federal judgeship was filibustered by Senate Democrats, will represent Senate Republicans in their recess appointments case against President Obama.
10 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is warning Congress that failure to act on a defense policy bill before year's end would create more uncertainty for the military and undercut the nation's commanders.
14 hrs 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.
18 hrs ago | Free Republic
Thad Cochran, a six-term Senator with a shock of white hair, is the spitting image of the Republican establishment.
18 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.
Largely shut out of the budget negotiations, Capitol Hill's minority parties are getting increasingly antsy about the emerging agreement.
Senator Elizabeth Warren is helping trying to get more women elected to the U.S. Senate and she's fundraising for three Democratic female candidates for next year's election: As a little girl, I never would have thought I'd be here today, doing what I'm doing.
Three days after it was first reported that none of the three major candidates in next year's U.S. Senate race were planning to attend tomorrow's Shaping Our Appalachian Region summit, one campaign now says their candidate will be there for at least part of the day.
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell offered some Kentucky wisdom - "there's no education in the second kick of a mule" - when asked about the prospect of another government shutdown , but some members of Congress seem determined to test the proposition.
There's a saying that goes, 'If you can't win, cheat like hell' and it's apparently the motto that the GOP has taken to heart across the country in their latest attempts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act.
Despite record agricultural sales this year, Kentucky's farmers and others in the state are being hurt by the Obama administration's policies, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said Saturday at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation.
Yesterday morning I received an email from the Warren Campaign. She's pushing hard for three new female candidates in the senate.
For anxious national Democrats who have pined for a white knight in the health care reform debate, Steve Beshear is starting to look like the one they've been waiting for implausible as that development may be.
I just think you might want to redo your story about the soccer player at WVU that earned conference honors, maybe apologize to the volleyball player for calling her a soccer player.