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Rubio offers bill to delay health care law penalty

10/22/2013 5:47am
Sen. Marco Rubio says he'll introduce legislation to delay the penalty that can be assessed on individuals who don't buy insurance under the government's new health care law.

GOP senator holds up $60M in economic aid to Egypt

10/22/2013 10:21am
President Barack Obama's first package of post-coup economic aid to Egypt is hitting a roadblock in Congress, where a key Republican senator is holding up the transfer of $60 million to a program to spur private investment in Egypt's flailing economy, according to U.S. officials and congressional aides.

Repairs, scaffolding ahead for US Capitol dome

10/22/2013 1:48pm
The 150-year-old U.S. Capitol dome will be sheathed in scaffolding for about two years during its first major restoration since 1960, officials said Tuesday.

House votes for school checks for sex offenders

10/22/2013 4:01pm
Public schools would be barred from employing teachers and other workers convicted of sexual offenses against children or other violent crimes under a bill the House approved Tuesday.