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Capitol Hill is accustomed to bitter partisanship. But eight U.S. senators — four Democrats and four Republicans — just stood shoulder-to-shoulder to introduce a sweeping immigration reform bill. This so-called "Gang of Eight" is comprised of...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON—Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker has Sen. Dick Durbin’s support to become Commerce Secretary, but Sen. Mark Kirk is on the fence. Kirk, an Illinois Republican, told the Tribune on Monday that while he had met recently with...
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The Senate Judiciary Committee amended the sweeping immigration bill Tuesday to tighten student visa rules in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. The committee, which is trying to get through the 844-page bill by the end of the week, also...
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 12 - 18, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black Paul (Dylan Bruce)...
Staff writerThe Benghazi attack will be the main topic this weekend on Sunday morning chat programs. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. They will discuss whether there was...
Pat Brady's resignation Tuesday as chairman of the state's Republican Party was a move months in the making, an effort to leave on his own terms rather than being ousted for his support of gay marriage. But in leaving the post, effective immediately,...
Tribune reportersPat Brady’s resignation Tuesday as chairman of the state’s Republican Party was a move months in the making, an effort to leave on his own terms rather than being ousted for his support of gay marriage. But in leaving the post, effective...
Several thousand demonstrators marched through downtown Chicago on Wednesday, banging drums and chanting loudly in support of comprehensive federal immigration reforms that many think could be passed by Congress this year. "Now is the time!" the crowd...
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Los Angeles TimesA terrorist attack is like a national Rorschach test. Everybody sees in it what they want -- usually something that proves a point they've been making all along. Even before the Tsarnaev brothers were identified as the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon...
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WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted 69-27 Monday to approve legislation that would allow states to force larger online retailers to collect sales taxes. But the bill faces an uncertain future in the House as lawmakers, particularly Republicans, wrestle...
WASHINGTON — The Senate gave strong bipartisan approval to landmark legislation that could largely lead to the end of the nation's decades-long Internet sales tax holiday. Now the issue shifts to the more skeptical, Republican-controlled House,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you. The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would empower states to collect sales taxes for purchases made over...
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