Three U.S. House Republicans to seek Obamacare replacement

Three U.S. House Republicans to seek Obamacare replacement
Three top U.S. Republican lawmakers, including Representative Paul Ryan, will lead an effort to craft new health reforms that could replace Obamacare, party officials said on Friday.House leadership said Ryan, the former Republican vice presidential nominee, would join Energy ...

U.S. senators propose tax holiday for foreign profits

U.S. senators propose tax holiday for foreign profits
Multinational corporations would get a tax holiday on hundreds of billions of dollars in foreign profits under a measure proposed by two U.S. senators on Friday.Democrat Barbara Boxer of California and Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky called for allowing ...

After quitting in protest, prominent U.S. judge rejoins DOJ commission

After quitting in protest, prominent U.S. judge rejoins DOJ commission
A prominent Manhattan judge who quit a Justice Department advisory panel in protest has changed his mind after the department reversed course and agreed to review a proposal he backed concerning defendants' access to scientific evidence before trial, a ...

Latinos delay California U.S. Senate nods as ex-LA mayor mulls run

Latinos delay California U.S. Senate nods as ex-LA mayor mulls run
California's ethnic mix is well represented among the high-powered supporters being lined up by Democratic Attorney General Kamala Harris in her bid to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate - with the notable exception of Latinos.Two weeks after ...

Controversial Arizona sheriff to seek seventh term

Controversial Arizona sheriff to seek seventh term
Controversial Phoenix area sheriff Joe Arpaio told supporters Friday he would run for a seventh term at the helm of law enforcement efforts in Maricopa County, Arizona.The 82-year-old Republican, who bills himself "America's toughest sheriff," sent an email to ...

Biden urges Democrats to take credit for stimulus, U.S. recovery

Biden urges Democrats to take credit for stimulus, U.S. recovery
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned House of Representative Democrats on Friday that Republicans are trying to take credit for a strengthening economy and urged his party to tout the stimulus, auto bailouts and health care reforms engineered by ...