U.S. Republicans Seek More Say In Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. Republicans Seek More Say In Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. Republican lawmakers called for greater say in any deal reached between the West and Iran over the Islamic republic's controversial nuclear program. With ...

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Democrats, Republicans In Congress Deadlocked On Border Crisis

Democrats, Republicans In Congress Deadlocked On Border Crisis

By Lisa Mascaro and Kate Linthicum, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Failing to agree on how to handle the crush of children on the Southwestern border, Congress has stalem ...

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EPA Chief Defends Power Plant Rule Against GOP Charges Of Overreach

EPA Chief Defends Power Plant Rule Against GOP Charges Of Overreach

By Chris Adams, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday strongly defended the approach and legitimacy of an Obama ad ...

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Kansas Senator’s Years In Washington Are Both Advantage, Vulnerability

Kansas Senator’s Years In Washington Are Both Advantage, Vulnerability

By Dave Helling, The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup. It's already been a long da ...

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2 Washington State Congress Members Lecture Tech Giants On Gender Equality

2 Washington State Congress Members Lecture Tech Giants On Gender Equality

By Kyung M. Song, The Seattle Times WASHINGTON -- Congress is hardly a bastion of diversity. The Senate is 93 percent white. The Republicans in the House don't have a single Afric ...

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Need Campaign Cash? No Problem. Sue The President

Need Campaign Cash? No Problem. Sue The President

By William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner has yet to formally file his lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overreaching his e ...

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Aide Arrested Bringing Gun Into U.S. Congressional Building

Aide Arrested Bringing Gun Into U.S. Congressional Building

Washington (AFP) - A congressional aide was arrested Friday as he carried a handgun and magazine into an office building in the U.S. Capitol complex, police said. Ryan Shucard, pr ...

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Members Of Congress Call For Putin To Halt Intervention In Ukraine

Members Of Congress Call For Putin To Halt Intervention In Ukraine

By Lisa Mascaro and Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Temporarily setting aside the usual partisan sniping, lawmakers in Congress turned their sights Frid ...

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Combating Domestic Threats In Talks With Iran

Combating Domestic Threats In Talks With Iran

The stakes in Vienna right now couldn't be much higher. Sunday marks the end of the six-month agreement between Iran and the world’s leading economic powers to freeze the country’ ...

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GM Excoriated For ‘Negligence’ At Latest Senate Hearing

GM Excoriated For ‘Negligence’ At Latest Senate Hearing

Washington (AFP) -- GM officials came under attack at a Senate hearing Thursday from lawmakers who accused them of "gross negligence" that contributed to at least 13 deaths linked ...

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