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Republicans in House warming to budget deal
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David A. Fahrenthold
Sharp spending cuts known as the sequester were supposed to cause equal pain across a broad spectrum of federal programs — but they didn’t.
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Complete with “Obamacare is beginning to look a lot like socialism” and “Frosty the Biden.“
The district lost the top spot for most per capita producers of Peace Corps volunteers
CMS official says the small-business exchange is working. The response from lawmakers: Yeah, right.
Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan
The Wisconsin congressman steps forward.
Sen. Tom Coburn says the government is wasting $200 billion on duplicate programs. That so?
Cuomo’s administration wants to use $10 billion to reform the state’s Medicaid system.
The Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to decide Friday whether the full Senate should vote on John Koskinen’s nomination.
Proximity is power in Washington. New Obama aides John Podesta and Phil Schiliro have offices that put them close to the oval one.
Leadership aides confidently predict that $85 billion budget plan would sail through the House in vote Thursday.
Rep. Steve Scalise fired Paul Teller amid allegations he undermined GOP lawmakers
Ed O’Keefe and Matt Zapotosky
Now former chief of staff to Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) was a veteran GOP staffer.
Banter from the bench indicates that some Supreme Court justices share an East Coast orientation.
Republicans unsuccessfully try to delay vote, citing investigation of program headed by Mayorkas.
Sandhya Somashekhar and Amy Goldstein
HealthCare.gov has improved, she says, citing a jump in health insurance enrollment in November.
At the Jersey Shore, Meals on Wheels manages to make a comeback despite federal cuts.
Plan is to pressure legislatures and pursue ballot initiatives for stricter firearm laws.
Surge in new concealed-carry weapons license is just one indication of the strength of the movement.
The outcome of the Alaska Senate race could make or break the battle for the majority.
Paul Teller was ousted came after reports that Teller had been working with outside conservative groups against the two-year budget deal.
Who said they can’t get anything done?
A new 25-city survey of mayors shows the deteriorating state of hunger and homelessness.
Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith explains why the House Member isn’t beating Sen. John Cornyn in a primary.
Federal employees hired after Jan. 1 would pay more than existing feds for retirement benefits.
NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander said Wednesday that his organization is implementing changes to prevent a leak comparable to that committed by Edward Snowden from happening again.
Stamp enthusiasts have mixed views of Harry Potter and the future of stamps
And the winner is....
A breach last summer affected more than 104,000 individuals, including agency employees, their dependents and contractors.
The department’s inspector general will look at policies and management failures.
Republicans in Washington looking to reestablish supremacy over tea party supporters are banking on the Ryan-Murray budget deal.
Liberals warmer to Pope Francis than his predecessor
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