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  • Prime time to dump Sebelius?

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Prime time to dump Sebelius? • Fade to Gray: Dem scandals on display in DC vote • De Blasio booed in Opening Day debut • We knew Defense cuts were steep, but… • The town that’s wild as a mink but sweet as...

  • Minimum wage value falling but fairness is debated

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal minimum wage has been below what's needed to keep a family of three out of poverty since 1980. It's also well shy of the peak of its buying power almost half a century ago. Is the current $7.25 hourly minimum fair? Is now the time to raise it, and if so, by how...

  • After four year countdown, no ignition for ObamaCare

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • After four year countdown, no ignition for ObamaCare • ObamaCare voter form pre-marked for Dems • Christie backtracks on ‘occupied territories’ • New Hampshire GOP hits Shaheen over promises • A very...

  • Gerrymandering distorts Virginia's House makeup

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Take a look at Virginia's congressional delegation and you might think it's the same old reliably Republican state that backed 10 GOP presidential candidates in a row, starting with Richard Nixon in 1968. But that 8-3 Republican advantage in the delegation is misleading....

  • Some push for changing Md.'s redistricting process

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's congressional redistricting process in 2011 reflected a common theme in a long-criticized process: There isn't much preventing a party with strong control of state government from drawing the state's congressional map to its benefit. In heavily Democratic...

  • Union opposes legislative action on minimum wage

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The head of the state's largest labor union say his organization would oppose any moves by lawmakers to raise the minimum wage ahead of a ballot measure. The Juneau Empire reports (http://is.gd/iFwMUj) Alaska AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami spoke to lawmakers Saturday...

  • NYC mayor's next big push: affordable housing

    NEW YORK (AP) — Now that state lawmakers have closed a budget deal to fund prekindergarten in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is ready to turn to the next items on his sweeping liberal agenda: massively expanding affordable housing, increasing wages for the working class and overhauling...

  • Congress to seek answers on delayed GM recall

    DENVER (AP) — New General Motors CEO Mary Barra has been cooperative with members of Congress investigating why the company did not act sooner to address a potentially deadly defect in some of its small cars, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette said. DeGette, a Democrat from Colorado who is the ranking...

  • Clinton aides pursued legacy in his 2nd term

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bill Clinton's top aides began debating how to build a presidential legacy days after he won re-election in 1996, newly released documents show. The 2,500 pages of documents released Friday from the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., ranged from...

  • The ObamaCare numbers that really matter

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • The ObamaCare numbers that really matter • Invading countries is just so passé • Obama-style attacks on Cotton called bogus • Christie takes hot seat on ‘The Kelly File’ • Stench of failure THE OBAMACARE...

  • Dem fractures deepen on ObamaCare

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Dem fractures deepen on ObamaCare • Warren to the rescue in Braley’s farmer fiasco • Dem candidate charged in guns for funds sting • Top 2016 contenders converge on The Strip • This candidate’s got stones,...

  • Warner has 15-point lead on Gillespie in poll

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new poll shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has a 15-point advantage over former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie. The Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Warner has a 46-31 advantage over Gillespie, the favorite to win the...

  • Ford says scandals are old news during debate

    TORONTO (AP) — Mayor Rob Ford said during the first televised debate of Toronto's election campaign that people are no longer interested in the drug scandal surrounding him after the front-runners seeking to replace him said he has embarrassed the city and ruined its reputation. But mayoral...

  • House votes to limit president on public monuments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and his successors would see their ability to designate new national monuments limited under a bill approved Wednesday by the House. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, takes aim at the 1906 Antiquities Act, a law Obama and other presidents...

  • Bill to stop transgender discrimination progresses

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday, sparking a sometimes heated debate about how the bill would affect public restrooms. The bill would prevent discrimination on matters...



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