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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...
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...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hosted Republican senators at the White House Wednesday evening, with dinner conversation including the deficit, gun control and immigration. A White House official characterized their discussion over steak...
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 topics. Not big breakthroughs emerged from the...
WASHINGTON – President Obama is proving to be a popular dinner host. Republican senators who dined Wednesday at the White House, the second time Obama has extended an invitation to his sometime adversaries, offered mostly positive reviews,...
WASHINGTON - The Senate approved REI Chief Executive Sally Jewell Wednesday as the new secretary of the Interior by a vote of 87 to 11. Jewell, 58, had faced tough questioning by some Senate Republicans during her confirmation hearing in early March....
WASHINGTON -- President Obama has nominated civil rights lawyer Thomas E. Perez to lead the Department of Labor, calling the former state labor official a defender of middle class workers and a consensus builder. Announcing his choice in the East Room on...
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WASHINGTON – Efforts to confirm Chuck Hagel as the nation’s new secretary of Defense hit another roadblock Thursday, with Senate leaders saying a vote to move forward with his nomination could be delayed in the face of a “full-scale...
WASHINGTON – Senators from both parties are expressing enthusiasm for pushing a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s immigration system. But while immigration politics appears to have changed in the wake of sweeping Republican rejection...
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"Our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it." —President Barack Obama, during his second inaugural address. ___ "It's going to take some give-and-take. I hope they're not too proud to do so."...
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