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The Washington Times' political blog.
Support for stricter gun laws appears to be fading as the first anniversary of the Connecticut school shootings in Newtown approaches, according to a new poll unveiled on the same day some of the 911 tapes from the Sandy Hook shootings were released.
Members of Congress will now be allowed to include holiday wishes in their official communications to their constituents, after the panel that rules on such matters decided it would be OK.
Republican lawmakers are throwing cold water on a reports that 29,000 Americans enrolled in health coverage through the federal Obamacare website in the first two days of December, or right after officials announced widespread fixes to HealthCare.gov.
A new survey says less than a third of uninsured adults younger than 30 — a demographic vital to making Obamcare work — say they are likely to enroll in private health insurance through a marketplace tied to President Obama's law.
The third-ranking Democrat in the House said Wednesday that he won't be surpassed if congressional budget negotiators miss another self-imposed mid-December deadline for carving out a spending plan — a possibility that could edge the federal government closer to a government shutdown.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is breaking with fellow congressional leaders on Capitol Hill by giving some members of his staff an exemption from having to purchase health coverage through Obamacare's new insurance exchanges.
Rep. Jim McDermott on Wednesday downplayed a report from a Treasury Department watchdog that warned the government subsides that are supposed to help Americans purchase health care under the Affordable Care Act are vulnerable to fraud.
Rep. Tom Cole said Wednesday that he welcomes President Obama's request that Republicans step forward with alternative health care proposals, pointing out there are more than 200 pieces of health care-related legislation that GOP lawmakers have put forward.
A key adviser to President Obama and an architect of many of the administration's environmental and climate policy initiatives will step down in February, the White House announced Tuesday.
While touring a Japanese Internet company Tuesday, Vice President Joseph R. Biden asked a group of women, "Do your husbands like you working full-time?"
The recently enacted free-trade agreement between the U.S. and Colombia has led to immediate economic benefits for both nations, President Obama said Tuesday after a meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, said Tuesday that the administration is working hard to fix issues associated with the HealthCare.gov website and that the "brand" of President Obama's health care overhaul is intact.
Rep. James Lankford said Tuesday he is not excited by the news that more people enrolled in the Obamacare health exchanges because so many more have been kicked off their current insurance plans.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp said Tuesday that he doesn't expect the GOP to try to push for another government shutdown to gut funding for Obamacare in the next round of spending battles.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is returning to South Carolina Tuesday to help raise money for the state Republican party.
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