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WASHINGTON — Leaving aside the seriousness of lawlessness, and the corruption of our civic culture by the professionally pious, this past week has been amusing. There was the spectacle of advocates of an ever-larger regulatory government...
Tags: Politics, Benghazi, Barack Obama, Government, Executive Branch
WASHINGTON – Two of President Obama’s second-term Cabinet nominees inched forward Thursday, while another was poised to win final confirmation by the Senate. Thomas E. Perez, Obama’s choice to lead the Labor Department, and EPA nominee...
WASHINGTON -- Democrats and Republicans quickly squared off Thursday over the confirmation of Labor Secretary nominee and Marylander Tom Perez -- preparing for a fight that is likely to intensify after a Senate committee voted along party lines to advance...
WASHINGTON — President Obama's nominee to lead the Energy Department won unanimous confirmation by the Senate on Thursday while two other Cabinet choices narrowly advanced out of committee, amid complaints from Democrats over Republican delaying...
Tags: Politics, Justice System, Marco Rubio, Barack Obama, Government
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans have opened a new line of attack on President Obama's healthcare law, charging that the administration has improperly sought help from the healthcare industry and other outside groups to implement the...
WASHINGTON -- A vote on President Obama’s nominee to lead the Labor Department was delayed for an additional week, the latest roadblock for the controversial choice. The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions was scheduled to...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, Orrin Hatch, Tom Harkin, Mitch McConnell
WASHINGTON -- A Senate committee vote on Labor Secretary nominee Tom Perez was postponed hours before it was set to take place Wednesday, highlighting what appears to be a growing partisan fight over the confirmation of the former Maryland official. ...
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted 69-27 Monday to approve legislation that would allow states to force larger online retailers to collect sales taxes. But the bill faces an uncertain future in the House as lawmakers, particularly Republicans, wrestle...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama declared it a “shameful day for Washington” on Wednesday after the Senate defeated an effort to expand background checks for people trying to purchase guns. Standing in the White House's Rose Garden with...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, White House, U.S. Senate, Gun Control
WASHINGTON — President Obama's pick for Labor secretary, Thomas E. Perez, emerged unscathed Thursday from a Senate confirmation hearing that was more perfunctory than contentious. Conservatives have been critical of Perez, the administration's top...
Thomas E. Perez, the former Maryland labor secretary nominated to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, faced pointed questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday about whether politics influenced his decisions as the top civil rights attorney in...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other...
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