Michigan lawmakers seek anti-terror measuresMichigan lawmakers seek anti-terror measuresSens. Stabenow, Peters want to stop gun purchases by those on watch list; Rep. Miller seeks to tighten visa waivers
Country should extend helping handCountry should extend helping handFuture security of the United States and its citizens requires that we cooperate on common problems with our friends in Western Europe.
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LETTER: Education revamp needs full vettingLETTER: Education revamp needs full vettingQuick vote serves no purpose, and may mask unwanted portions of proposal
Obama signs defense bill, protests Gitmo restrictionsObama signs defense bill, protests Gitmo restrictionsPresident attaches signing statement to defense bill signing, urges closure of prison.
Friday’s letters to the editor, Nov. 27Friday’s letters to the editor, Nov. 27The ADA clarifies that the ESAs are not permitted any public access.
Letters to the Editor: Nov. 28Letters to the Editor: Nov. 28Stay strong, union workers
Letter: Trump will flame outLetter: Trump will flame outTrump’s money is the only thing that makes him relevant.
Syria Zing!sSyria Zing!sGays and women can send their thank yous to Republican governors for stopping the caliphate at the water's edge.
Let’s not defeat ourselvesLet’s not defeat ourselvesThe first step to standing strong against terrorism is to avoid self-defeating politics.
Killing the Islamic State with clichesKilling the Islamic State with clichesCongressional Republicans unveiled a new strategy Tuesday morning to defeat the Islamic State: Kill it with cliches.
E.J. Dionne Jr.: Tight ship shows world US is in orderE.J. Dionne Jr.: Tight ship shows world US is in orderE.J. Dionne Jr. warns GOP politicians against suffering self-inflicted wounds from self-defeating politics.
Editorial: Vermont stands with refugeesEditorial: Vermont stands with refugeesShowing compassion to those fleeing havoc caused by ISIL is to stand up to the terrorists
Martha McSally talks about terrorism threat in GOP response to Obama radio addressMartha McSally talks about terrorism threat in GOP response to Obama radio addressFreshman Rep. Martha McSally says Obama must deploy military and diplomatic resources to take on terrorist threat
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Guest columnist: What does the Freedom Caucus really want?Guest columnist: What does the Freedom Caucus really want?Answer: Everything it can get
House passes Huizenga bill to increase Fed oversightHouse passes Huizenga bill to increase Fed oversightThe House approved a bill by Rep. Bill Huizenga of Zeeland aimed at boosting congressional oversight of Federal Reserve
Pearce offers 'radical' plan to change HousePearce offers 'radical' plan to change HousePearce’s proposal would limit debate on bills and amendments, and then require votes to be taken immediately following the close of debate. It would, ideally, allow lawmakers to make more independent votes and reduce the influence of leadership.
Editorial: Don’t fear Syrian refugeesEditorial: Don’t fear Syrian refugeesThe call for a moratorium on refugees isn’t who we are. America is greater than its fears.
Actually, the terrorists win if we reject the refugeesActually, the terrorists win if we reject the refugeesActually, the terrorists win if we reject the refugees
The House returns to regular disorderThe House returns to regular disorderPaul Ryan's dream of bringing "regular order" to the House was nice while it lasted
Rep. Cooper votes for bill delaying Syrian refugees entering USRep. Cooper votes for bill delaying Syrian refugees entering USRep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville, voted in support of a bill to halt Syrian refugees entering U.S. without additional screening.
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House votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubs Obama veto threatHouse votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubs Obama veto threat WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stinging rebuke to President Barack Obama by Republicans and members of his own party, the House ignored a veto threat Thursday and overwhelmingly approved GOP legislation erecting fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees tr
House votes to curb Syrian refugeesHouse votes to curb Syrian refugeesSpeaker Paul Ryan says he's mystified that President Obama is talking veto of a bill that will delay acceptance of Syrian refugees. Nancy Pelosi says the Democrats bill was a better fit designed to improve background checks. (Nov. 19)
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Bipartisan push in Senate for war powers after Paris attacksBipartisan push in Senate for war powers after Paris attacks The Paris attacks have given new impetus to a bipartisan push to approve new war powers to fight Islamic State militants, with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday joining Republican and Democratic la
Dana Milbank: Paul Ryan restores ‘disorder’Dana Milbank: Paul Ryan restores ‘disorder’Ryan’s difficulty is that regular order requires good faith, which is in short supply.
Gillum: Tallahassee will support refugeesGillum: Tallahassee will support refugeesIn a rebuke to Gov. Rick Scott, Mayor Andrew Gillum said Tallahassee will continue to be a safe haven for Syrian refugees in the wake of last week's Paris terrorist attacks.
Mayor: Tallahassee will support refugeesMayor: Tallahassee will support refugeesTallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum said he will welcome Syrian refugees
Obama no cede a presión republicana y acogerá 10 mil refugiados siriosObama no cede a presión republicana y acogerá 10 mil refugiados siriosEl presidente Barack Obama reiteró el miércoles su plan para acoger a 10 mil refugiados sirios, frente a la presión de la oposición republicana, que pide cerrar la puerta a esas personas tras los atentados de la semana pasada en París.