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On drones, Egypt, Paul makes foreign policy mark

10/29/2013 1:06am
Henry Clay. Henry Cabot Lodge. Robert Taft. William Fulbright. Jesse Helms.

Obama admin. lowers health sign-up expectations

10/29/2013 9:09am
The Obama administration is trying to lower expectations for strong initial enrollments under the president's historic expansion of health coverage for the medically uninsured.

Key lawmaker: Don't scrap NSA phone surveillance

10/29/2013 11:37am
The chairman of the House intelligence Committee is warning that a congressional plan to bar the U.S. government from collecting millions of Americans' phone records would scrap an important tool for tracking terrorists.

Senate Democrats back automatic debt limit hikes

10/29/2013 2:16pm
The Senate voted along party lines Tuesday to reject a GOP effort that would have blocked the approved increase in the national debt limit.

Obama: Foley represented civility in Congress

10/29/2013 3:39pm
President Barack Obama on Tuesday honored former House Speaker Tom Foley as a model of civility in government, someone who put problem-solving ahead of politics and never lost his sense of wonder about serving in Congress.

US looks to Asia nations to build their militaries

10/29/2013 4:00pm
Lawmakers voiced bipartisan support Tuesday for the Obama administration's strategic pivot to Asia but stressed the need for partner nations to strengthen their military capabilities and contribute more to their own defense.

House OKs bill to delay financial advice rules

10/29/2013 4:08pm
Ignoring a White House veto threat, the House voted on Tuesday for a bill that would delay rules for brokers who provide financial advice to retirees.

Senators bicker over state stand your ground laws

10/29/2013 4:55pm
Trayvon Martin's mother told a panel of senators Tuesday that state "stand your ground" self-defense laws do not work and must be amended, reviving the politically charged gun control issue a year ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.

For Skelton, US military was his mission

10/29/2013 6:25pm
Though he never served in the U.S. military, Ike Skelton became one of its strongest assets.