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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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  • 40 years of thanks

    As I prepare to retire from Congress after 40 years of service, I want to take a moment to offer my public praise for the many women and men who help to make this institution run but who get too little recognition from us in the course of their day-to-day jobs.

    To the cafeteria workers and...

  • Someone needs to address the new silent majority

    On Nov. 4, roughly one-third of eligible voters went to the polls and expressed their frustration, narrowly choosing change of any kind (however poorly defined and unworkable the Republican’s economic programs may be) as preferable to staying the course. 

  • Standing in the way of women

    The Hill’s Oct. 8 article “GOP senator ripped for blocking museum” suggests that budget hawks Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) are the only critics of the bill currently pending in the Senate to establish a commission to explore the feasibility of creating a women’s history...

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  • Commutations help restore justice

    Many remain in prison because of an antiquated sentencing system, with little hope of release anytime soon. 

  • Completing Europe: The North-South Corridor

    Europe integration remains dangerously incomplete.

  • An ill-advised executive action

    Constitutional scholars are weighing in on whether Obama acted illegally.