Congress

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A government shutdown could be a good thing

By Cal Thomas
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Government | President Obama pledged to end partisanship, but instead has exacerbated it. He recently accused House Republicans of being extortionists for opposing a raise…

Dodgy business

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | Lawmakers join the president in avoiding decisive moves on foreign and domestic fronts

Near-unanimous House approves religious minorities special envoy

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | WASHINGTON—In an age when bipartisan political agreement is nearly non-existent, the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to…

Questions abound one year after Benghazi attack

By J.C. Derrick
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Benghazi Attack | WASHINGTON—Numerous Republican lawmakers vowed on Wednesday to find out the truth about the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans…

The female holocaust

By Daniel James Devine
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India | Indian parents killed an estimated 6 million girls in the last decade, but U.S. lawmakers can’t agree on what to do about it

Defunding or defending

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | With Obamacare set to go live, lawmakers continue to battle over it

Flooding the zone

By J.C. Derrick
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Syria | Senate panel approves military action in Syria as administration continues to lobby Congress

Hearing arguments

By J.C. Derrick
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Syria | The secretary of state, defense secretary, and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff make a case for U.S. intervention in Syria

A constitutional cure for what ails us

A constitutional cure for what ails us

By Cal Thomas
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Government | When I studied the U.S. Constitution in school, I learned that for a bill to become law it first had to be introduced in either the House or the Senate.

Obamacare encore

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Healthcare | As lawmakers head home for the long congressional recess, they will find themselves talking with constituents about the healthcare law—again

What scandals?

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Politics | Contrary to President Obama’s claims, the Benghazi and IRS scandals continue to show signs of life

Evangelical influence

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | Christian leaders gather on Capitol Hill to renew their push for immigration reform

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