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Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images With a scheduled pay increase on the horizon, members of the House of Representatives have proposed another freeze on congressional salaries. The automatic cost-of-living bump would have raised lawmakers’...
Gwen Ifill with Elsie Hillman at Chatham University’s 2014 Elsie Hillman Chair in Women & Politics event. Photo by Anna Lee-Fields I met a member of a dying breed this week. But I had to leave Washington and travel to Pittsburgh to do it....
About 1,500 people seeking employment wait in line to enter a job fair outside the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater March 28 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Jobs numbers for...
WASHINGTON — Here’s more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year. Not anymore. Many people who didn’t sign up...
Hayatimin en mutsuz gunlerinden biri bugun. Korktugum basimiza geldi: Gazeteci Anja Niedringhaus Afganistan'da oldu! pic.twitter.com/SPGGuCHW4L — Burhan Ozbilici (@BurhanOzbilici) April 4, 2014 An Associated Press photographer was shot...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The number of confirmed dead in the Washington State mudslide rose again today to 30. The local medical examiner’s office released the names of two more victims, and it lowered the number of missing...