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  • Player of the Week: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is hoping 2014 will be a lot better than 2013.

  • Player of the Week: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been trying to iron out a budget deal with his counterpart in the upper chamber, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).

  • Player of the Week: Immigration activists

    Proponents of the Senate-passed immigration reform bill are attempting to put pressure on House Republican leaders to act.

    But it is not clear that the House will pass any immigration or border-security measures this Congress.

    Fast for Families, a...

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  • Officials need a solution to Chicago’s gun problem

    When I first heard about the 82 shootings in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend, I thought U.S. forces had been ambushed in Afghanistan. “War is hell,” as Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman so famously put it. How else could you explain so many being wounded or worse...

  • Sportsmen’s bill deserves coverage over dysfunction

    In Washington, it is a truism that controversy and partisan strife make a better story than good bipartisan policy.

  • Credit unions a good option for anyone, even NBA stars

    The recent op-ed by the leader of the American Bankers Association (ABA), former Gov. Frank Keating “Should taxpayers subsidize sports stars’ checking accounts?” June 24), is correct in pointing out that the Federal Credit Union Act passed in 1934, but that’s about all it got right. 


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  • Remember the lessons of Dodd-Frank

    When I arrived in Washington in 2009, the American economy was in free fall.

  • Democrats, Republicans have a stark contrast in priorities

    If you want a crystal clear illustration of what is at stake in this November’s elections, look no further than what the two parties were up to Wednesday.

    On the steps of the Capitol, I joined House Democrats in rolling out our “Middle Class Jumpstart” — a 100-day economic action plan to...

  • Sweet success of NY cheesecake and the Ex-Im Bank

    There is a new battle raging in Congress between the far right and everyone else. And if the far right ideologues win the fight over the Export-Import Bank, it is going to cost up to 205,000 American jobs and hurt thousands of small businesses like New York’s own...