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  • Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 4:26 am
  • WASHINGTON - Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.

  • Rep. Noem joining delegation to Asia-Pacific 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:06 am
  • WASHINGTON - South Dakota Republican Rep. Kristi Noem is headed to Asia with several other members of Congress.

  • Obama disputes GOP version of immigration call 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:11 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he's surprised that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is accusing him of failing to work with Congress on immigration.

  • Correction: Immigration Reform story 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:11 am
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - In a story April 3 about a hunger strike by immigration reform advocates, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a Christian social justice organization. It is Sojourners, not Soujourners.

  • Gardner raises $1.4 million to challenge Udall 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:25 pm
  • DENVER - Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner's campaign is reporting it raised $1.4 million during the first three months of the year, almost all of it in March, following his surprise announcement he would challenge Democratic Sen Mark Udall.

  • GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:56 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections.

  • Unemployment benefits bill headed to House 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 8:06 am
  • WASHINGTON - Election-year legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits is headed to the House, where a small band of dissident Republicans is leaning on Speaker John Boehner to permit a vote on resuming aid to more than 2 million victims of the Great Recession.

  • GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 8:14 am
  • WASHINGTON - At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it.

  • Allen, Stone clash in GOP debate for Barrow's seat 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 9:42 pm
  • STATESBORO, Georgia - Two Republicans seeking a second chance to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow of Augusta debated Monday whether the U.S. House's GOP leaders should be taken to task during the primary campaign in eastern Georgia's 12th District.