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  1. Sen. John McCain says Congress needs to hold hearings to discuss ...

    David Purdum

    Sen. John McCain says Congress needs to hold hearings to discuss legalizing sports betting.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  2. Sepp Blatter faces Figo, five others in FIFA election - Gabriele ...

    Gabriele Marcotti

    Q: Plenty of FIFA talk out there. Let me guess, election time again? A: Yep. May 29, to be exact, at the FIFA Congress. And yes, Sepp Blatter will be running for president again. For a fifth term. At 78 years of age. Q: And I guess he's going to win ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  3. Partisanship Has Swallowed Up The Debate Over Climate Change

    For a moment Wednesday, it seemed like the environment, unlike nearly everything else in Washington, was a nonpartisan topic. Ninety-eight senators voted to pass a resolution declaring that (Republican Roger Wicker of Mississippi was .) The vote was...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  4. The Top 1 Percent Earns A Lot From Cashing In On Investments

    In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama will raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans. That plan has little chance of becoming law because Republicans are in control of both chambers of Congress. Obama's proposed tax ...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  5. Jonathan Lucroy of Milwaukee Brewers to attend State of the Union...

    Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is making an unexpected road trip to Washington. It has nothing to do with playing the Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  6. Conservatives In The House, Then Moderates In The Senate

    Dave Weigel of Bloomberg Politics Wednesday in which Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina called Arizona's Sen. Jeff Flake the "RINO of the year." (That's Republican in Name Only.) Indeed, Flake has taken some centrist positions...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  7. Browns' new offensive coordinator will be sixth in six years

    Pat McManamon

    It might take an act of the U.S. Congress to bring stability and continuity to the Cleveland Browns -- and we've all seen how that body has worked together lately. One year after firing a coach who had one year on the job and bringing in a new co...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  8. Board approves Falcons' present PSL club-seat prices

    Vaughn McClure

    Representatives of the Atlanta Falcons presented their personal seat license plan Thursday to the Georgia World Congress Center Authority board, which approved the plan. Club seat PSL sales will begin Jan. 12. in connection with the start of the r...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  9. Mark Helfrich's familiarity with Oregon Ducks helps in his transi...

    Ivan Maisel

    Oregon's Mark Helfrich can follow in a small but distinguished group of assistants who quickly led their program to a national championship after being promoted to head coach.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
  10. The Performance Art Of Voting Against Boehner

    Rep. John Boehner was re-elected speaker of the House on Tuesday, but 25 Republicans did not vote for him. That means he received only 89.6 percent of votes for speaker from members of his party. This is the second speaker election in a row in which...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  11. New Jersey governor Chris Christie says NBA commissioner doing a ...

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says a call from NBA commissioner Adam Silver to join him in lobbying Congress to legalize sports betting across the nation is a "bait and switch."

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2014
  12. Jack Nicklaus to receive Congressional Gold Medal

    Golfing great Jack Nicklaus will receive Congress' highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2014
  13. Ruth Riley Feeling Humbled, Honored And Inspired

    Ruth Riley

    Looking over the audience at the Junior Chamber International (JCI) World Congress this past weekend in Leipzig, Germany, brought back fond memories of my experiences at the 2004 Olympics. It reminded me of the opening ceremonies, where the beauty an...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  14. The Supreme Court Won't Be Getting Another Sotomayor Anytime...

    Democrats lost the Senate, but so what? President Obama still has two more years and . But there is at least one area where the GOP's new Senate majority makes : a Supreme Court nomination. While it's still unclear whether Obam...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  15. Why House Republicans Did Even Better Than They Expected

    When the 114th Congress is sworn in on Jan. 3, House Republicans will boast their largest majority since Herbert Hoover was president. If all leaders in the yet-to-be-called races hold their leads, Republicans will go from 234 seats to 247, a triumph...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  16. Ching-Kuo Wu re-elected as president of International Boxing Asso...

    C.K. Wu was re-elected unopposed as president of the International Boxing Association for a third consecutive four-year term on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014