Oct 29

WASHINGTON — Republicans were poised to make Rep. Paul Ryan the new House speaker on Thursday, hoping the young but grizzled lawmaker can heal the splintered party's self-inflicted wounds and craft a conservative message to woo voters in next year's…

Apr 17

Gyrocopter flew ‘under the radar,’ Homeland chief says

WASHINGTON — The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key…

Jan 22

WASHINGTON — The leader of the House Democrats said Thursday that Republican Speaker John Boehner blundered when he invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress amid sensitive negotiations about Iran's nuclear program and in the shadow of Israel's…

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