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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid to retire from Senate

Washington - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced on Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, a move that surprised many Americans and sparked speculation about who will replace him and his role as Democratic leader.

Op-Ed: Lawmakers on both sides complain about 'indifferent' President

Washington - U.S. Pres. Barack Obama’s ambivalence toward Congress over the border crisis and other matters has raised the ire of Democrats and Republicans alike.

Key Obamacare element struck down by court

Washington - With Pres. Barack Obama providing exemptions to parts of Obamacare to just about any group he chooses while mandating Obamacare policies to others, Obamacare rules change almost daily.

Op-Ed: Koch brothers donate $25 million to United Negro College Fund

Washington - It's difficult to imagine a more priceless photo than one of Senate Leader Harry Reid’s face upon learning that the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers donated $25 million to United Negro College Fund.

Op-Ed: Will SWAT teams arrest bankers who owe $3 trillion for bailouts?

As the passions around the Cliven Bundy situation in Nevada swirl and kick into warp drive, the battle to define the real issues rages on.

Reid ups ante on Bundy supporters, says are 'domestic terrorists'

Sharply escalating the stakes in a dispute over grazing fees allegedly owed to the US government by a cattle rancher in Nevada, Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) has declared that Cliven Bundy and his supporters who carry arms are "domestic terrorists."

Senate leader Reid calls rancher supporters domestic terrorists

Reno - Democratic Senate majority leader Harry Reid condemned supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Clive Bundy, calling them "domestic terrorists."

Democrats signal retreat from IMF provisions

Washington - Speaking on the condition of anonymity, aides to Senate Democrats said Tuesday they may chop international monetary fund provisions that they added to a bill that provides aid to Ukraine and authorizes sweeping sanctions against Russia.

Reid’s opposition to 'fast track' signals win for TPP activists

Washington - Activists in opposition to the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were given a major victory this week when Senate majority leader Harry Reid openly voiced his opposition to “fast track authority” for President Obama’s trade deal.

Congress stunned that lacks payment tool

Washington - Tuesday, during House hearings on the troubled Obamacare website, lawmakers were stunned to learn that a crucial system for making payments to insurers from people who enroll is yet to be built.

Op-Ed: Obamacare — Americans begin to 'see what is in it'

Washington - Many Americans who get their news from politically sanitized sound bites over television networks still may not understand how the floundering Obamacare health care act will impact them next year.

CBS News reports dismal start for Obamacare enrollment

Washington - While the Obama administration fed media outlets encouraging news touting millions of hits on its new health insurance website, documents cited by CBS News indicate enrollment got off to “an incredibly slow start.”

Op-Ed: Possible game changers in debt ceiling talks

Comparisons with sports events seem to become real ways to describe political events in Washington. Events were moving faster than the two-minute drill by a no huddle offense.

U.S. Senate may introduce debt ceiling measure today

Washington - According to the Associated Press, the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate could introduce a measure to pass a clean resolution to raise the nation's debt ceiling as early as Tuesday.

Senate Democrats join Republicans, reject huge Obamacare tax

Washington - Late Thursday, more than half the Democrat senators and all Republican senators in the Democrat-controlled Senate voted to repeal a $30 billion tax imposed by Obamacare.

Op-Ed: Grant to study sea anemones' venom survives sequester

Washington - Some in government would have us believe the White House cannot find 2.5 percent in budget cuts in order to follow its own sequester guidelines.

Op-Ed: Sequestration — What is it and who proposed it?

Washington - The president's response to most budget and deficit problems is predictable, blame the Republicans, ask for more taxation and spending and campaign. The upcoming sequester is no different. The president blames Republicans and Americans buy it.

FBI raids offices of donor linked to Senator Bob Menendez

West Palm Beach - Amid allegations of procuring underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic, the FBI has now raided the offices of a Doctor linked to the Democrat senator.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid mentioned in bribe case

Washington - A Utah business man, Jeremy Johnson, has alleged that Utah Attorney General John Swallow, helped him broker a deal with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to stave off federal investigation into his company.

Boehner to Reid in fiscal cliff saga: 'Go f*ck yourself'

Washington - Things got a little heated during the negotiations that ultimately led to a deal between Congressional Democrats and Republicans that averted the so-called 'fiscal cliff.'

Op-Ed: Fiscal cliff — Another last ditch appeal by President Obama

Time is running out for the USA. As the country approaches what has been called the fiscal cliff a compromise between Democratic and Republican politicians seems as far away as ever.

Op-Ed: Fiscal cliff is just a catchy political phrase

Tuesday, newly re-elected U.S. President Barack Obama offered a familiar $1.6 trillion tax-and-spend proposal to prevent the country from going over what the White House, Democratic Senate leaders and a complicit press characterize as a “fiscal cliff."

Obamacare driving high insurance deductibles

Your healthcare is about to become a lot more expensive because of Obamacare. Ironically dubbed The Affordable Healthcare Act, Obama care will continue to drive deductibles up to compensate for layers of other mandated coverages.

Florida restaurant chain cuts full-time jobs over 'Obamacare'

Orlando - High profile restaurants in four markets operated by Darden Restaurants chain have stopped offering full-time jobs to many hourly employees due to the costs and effects associated with “Obamacare.”

Op-Ed: What logical reason does Mitt have for not releasing tax returns?

Washington - When Mitt Romney was being vetted as a potential vice presidential nominee to run with John McCain in 2008, he presented the campaign with 20 years of his tax returns.

Op-Ed: Why doesn't Romney just prove that Sen. Reid is a 'dirty liar'?

Washington - It seems like every Republican in the world was on a Sunday talk show yesterday to say what a big, fat, dirty liar Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was for saying Mitt Romney paid no taxes.

Reid stands by allegation that Romney did not pay taxes in 10 yrs

A source reportedly close to Sen. Harry Reid, has told CNN's Dana Bash that Reid's source of information that Romney did not pay taxes in 10 years is "credible." According to Bash, the person who gave Reid the information is willing to corroborate it.

Harry Reid: Bain source says Romney did not pay any tax in 10 yrs

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), says he has been told that the reason why the Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney refuses to release additional tax returns is that he did not pay any tax for 10 years.

Obamacare defunds hospitals caring for illegal immigrants

Washington - As President Obama and Democrats reshaped healthcare in the U.S., they didn’t cover the cost to U.S. hospitals for providing illegal immigrant care.

Sen. Rand Paul offers abortion amendment to flood insurance bill

Washington - What does abortion have to do with flood insurance you may ask? Well, that's what Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid would like to know as well.
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