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  • House Democrats blast short session

    Susan Ferrechio | 09/18/14 04:12 PM

    House lawmakers are expected to wrap up business Thursday and not return until the "lame duck" session after the Nov. 4 election.

  • Boehner stresses tax reform, school choice in GOP agenda

    Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 04:10 PM

    In an abbreviated replay of past Republican pre-election agendas, House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday laid out a plan for the GOP to boost economic growth with a combination of old-school conservative policies such as reforming taxes and cutting spending as well as newer priorities.

  • Bill would require scholars to disclose foreign cash

    Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 03:09 PM

    A new bipartisan proposal would require think tank scholars to reveal their monetary connections to foreign governments.

  • Border Patrol may soon wear body cameras

    Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 03:03 PM

    The test of cameras will be worn beginning Oct. 1 to improve accountability and transparency at Customs and Border Protection, Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske said Thursday. The National Border Patrol Council is expected to oppose the plan.

  • Scott Walker accused of violating OSHA when he climbs out of pit in ad

    Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 02:32 PM

    "Gov. Walker's violations send the wrong message to anyone trying follow the rules and come home safe at the end of the day," said local union president Jeff Kaminiski.

  • WH: U.S. 'vigilant' against threat to airliners

    Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:24 PM

    The White House declined to comment directly on reports of a terrorist threat to U.S. airlines from another band of extremists in Syria called Khorasan, saying that the intelligence community remains "vigilant" about all threats from Syria.

  • Hagel: $1 billion for Ebola fight won't hurt military readiness

    Charles Hoskinson | 09/18/14 02:18 PM

    The Pentagon has asked Congress to shift $1 billion from the Army's budget to pay for President Obama's dispatch of 3,000 troops to west Africa to help limit the spread of the Ebola virus.

  • White House: French joining U.S. in airstrikes in Iraq is 'significant'

    Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:01 PM

    "This is a significant contribution to the efforts of the growing international coalition, and we look forward to coordinating with our French partners in the days to come," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.

  • Conservatives won't block Boehner

    Susan Ferrechio | 09/18/14 01:31 PM

    A group of the most conservative House lawmakers said Thursday that Speaker John Boehner is no longer in danger of losing his gavel to GOP opposition thanks to a leadership shake-up that now includes more conservative input.

  • Trade deal must have tobacco exception, key Democrat warns

    Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 01:14 PM

    Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a major trade deal the U.S. is negotiating with 12 Pacific Rim countries, to include an exception stating that tobacco products would not have the same legal protections as other trade items under the agreement.