Politics

  • Obama threatens veto as Dems, G.O.P. clash

    7/26/11 9:43 PM

    "We can't allow the American people to become collateral damage to Washington's political warfare," Obama said. Boehner said he had given "my all" to work out a deal.

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  • Virginia legislators to consider 'Caylee's Law'

    7/25/11 8:40 PM

    The Virginia Crime Commission is drafting a version of "Caylee's Law" that would make it a crime not to report a missing child.

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  • Thomas under fire

    7/25/11 5:59 PM

    The press, politicians and the public sounded off on D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas, who last week agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a suit with the District’s Attorney General.

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  • FAA employees, projects on hold

    7/25/11 1:06 PM

    Dozens of airport construction projects are on hold and thousands of federal employees are not working because Congress failed to pass legislation to keep the FAA operating.

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  • Pelosi seeks ethics probe into Wu sex allegation

    7/25/11 4:49 AM

    Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has requested an ethics panel investigation of Rep. David Wu over a woman's reported accusation that she had an "unwanted sexual encounter" with the Oregon Democrat last year.

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  • Virginia General A$$embly: Is it owned by Va. businesses?

    7/24/11 4:28 PM

    More than 99 percent of campaign donations to incumbent Virginia legislators came from businesses or lobbyists who represent them, a report shows.

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  • Brief debt talks last less than an hour

    7/23/11 12:31 PM

    Saturday's debt talks between President Obama and Congressional leaders lasted less than an hour, wrapping up just before noon. The talks came a day after John Boehner broke off negotiations with the White House.

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  • FEC says John Edwards owes Treasury millions

    7/21/11 12:35 PM

    The Federal Election Commission voted unanimously to compel former presidential candidate John Edwards to repay the Treasury more than $2 million in campaign funds he shouldn't have received.

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  • Democrats, Republicans at White House - separately

    7/20/11 6:41 PM

    President Barack Obama called Democratic and Republican leaders back to the White House on Wednesday for separate, bottom-line negotiations on how to prevent a disastrous government default.

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