House approves $1.1T bill financing government

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Swapping crisis for compromise, the House narrowly approved $1.1 trillion in government-wide spending Thursday night…

Obama, GOP leaders test their will for compromise

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Can President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans really make nice under divided government…

Republicans take Senate in voter rebuke to Obama

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Republicans stormed to power in the U.S. Senate and extended their majority in the House of Representatives…

US chamber approves lawsuit against Obama

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U.S. House of Representatives approved a Republican plan to file a lawsuit against President Obama…

US stunned by defeat of No. 2 House Republican

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Majority Leader Eric Cantor decided Wednesday to surrender his No. 2 leadership post in the U.S. House of Representatives…

Rubio takes quick water break in response to Obama

Marco Rubio’s Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address included an impromptu water break to quench his thirst…

Republicans’ new fiscal offer

Republicans in the House of Representatives proposed a new 10-year, $2.2 trillion blueprint for avoiding the looming “fiscal cliff.”…

Republicans asks “where do we go from here?”

Having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, Republicans plunged Wednesday into an intense period of self-examination, blame-setting and testy debate…

Romney in Bay Area today for private fundraiser

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is making a visit to the Bay Area today for a private fundraising event in Hillsborough, according to his campaign.