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Mr. Boehner Is Off This Month

Speaker John Boehner adjourned for a midterm election recess just in time.

September 26, 2014

Senate Sends $16.3 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill To Obama

By Rebecca Bratek, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Nearly four months after Veterans Affairs employees were exposed for allegedly falsifying records to cover up long wait times for patients, the Senate on Thursday night overwhelmingly approved a $16.3 billion compromise bill to overhaul the department. The chamber’s 91-3 vote comes as Congress heads into a […]

August 1, 2014

With Midterms Approaching, Voters Must Return To Senses

By Ann McFeatters, McClatchy-Tribune News Service WASHINGTON – The boys and girls of Congress are returning from summer camp — er, Capitol Hill — to their real homes where they will 1) raise money and plead to be returned to camp; 2) stress how much they hate the nation’s political polarization; and 3) pledge never […]

August 1, 2014