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The so-called "Bridge to Nowhere" came to symbolize all that's wrong with earmarks in Congress. But during the past few weeks, as Speaker John Boehner struggled to rally support for his alternate tax plan, some say earmarks could have helped him convince fellow Republicans to push legislation through the House.
President Barack Obama will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary, a senior administration official said Sunday.
The Massachusetts Republican left Congress this week after losing in a contentious race to Democrat Elizabeth Warren. But if John Kerry is confirmed as the next secretary of state, Scott Brown could be back on the campaign trail in weeks.
LA Unified students head back to school on Monday morning to increased police presence on school campuses.
California first-term members of Congress look for a couch called home on Capitol Hill — that's what some choose instead of houses or apartments.
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