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Stories with subject: Filibusters
  • Facing Congress, Planned Parenthood chief rebuts videos story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-29-15 5:34 pm

    WASHINGTON - The head of Planned Parenthood defended the women's health organization Tuesday before a Republican-run Congress bent on slashing its federal funding, telling lawmakers that accusations against her group fed by stealthily recorded videos are "offensive and categorically untrue."

  • House Republicans advance bill to undo health law story has photos
    Updated: Sep-29-15 1:15 pm

    WASHINGTON - House Republicans advanced legislation Tuesday to dismantle President Barack Obama's health law that could actually reach the president's desk.

  • Senate blocks anti-abortion bill; new showdown set story has photos
    Updated: Sep-22-15 5:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats thwarted a Republican effort to ban late-term abortions on Tuesday as GOP leaders strained to avoid a government shutdown in eight days over the dispute - all against a tangled backdrop of presidential politics.