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Fred Barbash

Insight: U.S. Congress finds cure for gridlock in water

Oct 29 2013

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives has rediscovered the formula for peace, harmony and an end to gridlock after a month of partisan warfare: $8 billion worth of harbor dredging, dam and lock construction and other federal waterway improvements.

Insight - U.S. Congress finds cure for gridlock in water

Oct 29 2013

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives has rediscovered the formula for peace, harmony and an end to gridlock after a month of partisan warfare: $8 billion (4.9 billion pounds) worth of harbour dredging, dam and lock construction and other federal waterway improvements.

Shutdown strategy has wide U.S. Republican support

Oct 04 2013

WASHINGTON Eager to exploit divisions among Republicans, Democrats have hammered the message that the U.S. government shutdown is the work of a small segment of House of Representatives Republicans on the far right.

Analysis: Shutdown strategy has wide U.S. Republican support

Oct 04 2013

WASHINGTON Eager to exploit divisions among Republicans, Democrats have hammered the message that the U.S. government shutdown is the work of a small segment of House of Representatives Republicans on the far right.

Analysis - Shutdown strategy has wide U.S. Republican support

Oct 04 2013

WASHINGTON Eager to exploit divisions among Republicans, Democrats have hammered the message that the U.S. government shutdown is the work of a small segment of House of Representatives Republicans on the far right.

In Washington budget war, hype and hyperbole seize the floor

Sep 28 2013

WASHINGTON To those not watching the Capitol Hill debate over funding the government and Obamacare: You don't know what you're missing.

In nearly empty Senate, Ted Cruz talks and talks and talks

Sep 25 2013

WASHINGTON It was precisely eight o'clock Tuesday night and the Senate chamber was nearly empty when Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz started reading "Green Eggs and Ham," aloud.

In nearly empty U.S. Senate, Ted Cruz talks and talks and talks

Sep 25 2013

WASHINGTON It was precisely eight o'clock Tuesday night and the Senate chamber was nearly empty when Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz started reading "Green Eggs and Ham," aloud.

Analysis - Obama growing isolated on Syria as support wanes

Sep 09 2013

WASHINGTON White House efforts to convince the U.S. Congress to back military action against Syria are not only failing, they seem to be stiffening the opposition.

Obama growing isolated on Syria as support wanes

Sep 09 2013

WASHINGTON White House efforts to convince the U.S. Congress to back military action against Syria are not only failing, they seem to be stiffening the opposition.

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