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Here's a tax increase Republican lawmakers support

10/28/2013 1:42am
Republicans in Congress don't usually fight for tax increases, especially ones that are part of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Ex-US Rep. Rick Renzi gets 3-year prison term

10/28/2013 3:12pm
A federal judge on Monday sentenced former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi to three years in prison for convictions on public corruption, money laundering and other charges, capping a corruption case prosecutors said began more than a decade ago.

Business, GOP establishment: Tea party is over

10/28/2013 4:01pm
A slice of corporate America thinks tea partyers have overstayed their welcome in Washington and should be shown the door in next year's congressional elections.

Graham says he'll block nominations over Benghazi

10/28/2013 4:03pm
Sen. Lindsey Graham threatened Monday to hold up all nominations for federal government positions until survivors of last year's deadly attack on the diplomatic post in Libya appear before Congress.

Biden to dine with freshmen House Democrats

10/28/2013 4:33pm
The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is heading to the Capitol to have dinner with first-term House Democrats.

Obama opposes House GOP financial regulation bills

10/28/2013 5:04pm
The White House says it opposes legislation in the Republican-controlled House that would exempt certain financial transactions used by banks from falling under the provisions of a 3-year-old law passed in response to the 2008-2009 financial crisis.