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  • Japan, US struggle to bridge gap on freer trade Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:18 AM ET

    The major sticking points between Japan and the U.S. have to do with removing tariffs on agricultural products such as rice, beef, dairy products and sugar that Japan has long protected from foreign competition, Japanese media reported. Japanese carmakers exported 4,731 vehicles per day to the U.S. last year, while Japan imported less than 62 per day.

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- U.S. lawmakers overwhelmingly approved aid to Ukraine and sanctions on Russia, but the measure will not become law until at least next week, congressional aides said on Friday.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- A month after Republicans rallied around offering an alternative to President Barack Obama's healthcare law in an election-year move to broaden their appeal to voters, divisions are surfacing over the issue in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- A month after Republicans rallied around offering an alternative to "Obamacare" in an election-year move to broaden their appeal to voters, divisions are surfacing over the issue in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The Obama administration on Monday again delayed a contentious healthcare law requirement that all but the smallest employers provide coverage to full-time workers, this time by giving medium-sized businesses another year to comply.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The Obama administration on Monday again delayed a contentious healthcare law requirement that requires all but the smallest employers to provide coverage to full-time workers, this time by giving medium-sized businesses another year to comply.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- The Obama administration asked insurers on Thursday to be flexible with Americans trying to buy new health policies through the federal website HealthCare.gov, as officials race to fix problems still plaguing the enrollment process.

  • Will budget deal usher in new era of cooperation? Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 8:38 AM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan listens to Sen. Patty Murray during a Capitol Hill meeting on the budget on Nov. 13, 2013.

    A bipartisan budget deal announced in Congress on Tuesday, would fiscal instability that culminated in October with a partial government shutdown.

  • Deal maintains sequester savings: Cantor     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor expresses the importance of maintaining sequester savings in budget negotiations. Upward mobility can only come from a growing economy, Cantor adds.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- U.S. budget negotiators were down to the final, most difficult items in a two-year deal to avoid another federal shutdown next month and ease some across-the-board spending cuts set to hit military and domestic programs, congressional aides said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 21- The four key negotiators on the new farm bill are miles apart on the paramount issue- the level of cuts in the major U.S. anti-hunger program- with no sign of compromise as time runs down for legislative action before the end of the year.

  • That is nearly 10 times the savings backed by the Democrat-run Senate. "We talked about it some," Colin Peterson, the top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, told reporters as the "big four" negotiators- the leaders of the Senate and House Agriculture committees- took a midday break.

  • "There are actual, live vulnerabilities on the site now," David Kennedy, head of computer security consulting firm TrustedSec LLC, said in remarks before testifying on the topic "Is My Data on HealthCare.gov Secure?" Kennedy, Morgan Wright, CEO of Crowd Sourced Investigations and Fred Chang, cybersecurity chair at Southern Methodist University said "yes.

  • U.S. House Democrats clamor for Obamacare fix this week Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 12:32 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. House of Representatives Democrats, seething over the botched startup of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, are urging U.S. officials to swiftly help people whose existing insurance policies are being canceled due to Obamacare.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 1- The troubled start of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law known as Obamacare has administration officials scrambling to address a host of problems, from the unreliability of the website HealthCare.gov to questions about who is responsible for hundreds of thousands of Americans losing their current coverage.

  • Cut in food stamps to hit low-income Americans this week Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 12:09 PM ET

    *Senate and House back different levels of cuts in new farm bill. WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES, Oct 30- One of every seven Americans will take a hit on Friday when a $5 billion cut in food stamps, the first across-the-board reduction in the history of the decades-old federal program, takes effect.

  • She will face Republicans eager to prove, thus far unsuccessfully, that the White House orchestrated decisions that may have stalled the system. The White House has scrambled to fix technical issues and disputes Republican allegations that political motives were behind changes in the website's function.

  • Republicans target Obamacare tax for delay Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 5:02 PM ET
    House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor, R-VA.

    Congressional GOP leaders said they would use oversight powers to hold President Obama's administration 'accountable' for problems with its launch.

  • Shutdown Day 9: House GOP to meet with Obama Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    File photo with John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi and Eric Cantor.

    Facing a looming federal default, the House GOP leadership will meet with President Obama at the White House on Thursday in a bid to resolve the budget deadlock.

  • Junkets! Lawmakers travel globe on lobbyists' tab Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    U.S. lawmakers are once again racing around the globe on privately financed tours—trips watchdog groups cite as evidence that congressional ethics reforms are unraveling.

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