Mar 26

Should Congress really be allowed to work at home full time?



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For the second time, a member of Congress is proposing rule changes that would let lawmakers telecommute to Washington and pass laws without meeting face to face. But is that in the best interests of voters?



Mar 22

Update: Pennsylvania’s historic vote to end booze control



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Late on Thursday night, Pennsylvania’ House of Representatives approved a law to end the state’s Prohibition-era monopoly on alcohol sales.



Mar 21

Pennsylvania close to historic vote on Prohibition-era liquor laws



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Pennsylvania lawmakers will vote Thursday afternoon on ending restrictive liquor laws that date back to 1933, but the Prohibition-era booze battle is far from over.



Mar 20

Can Stephen Colbert discuss his sister’s election race on TV?



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It’s not unusual for a celebrity to run for political office, but what happens when a celeb’s relative runs for Congress–and her brother has a popular TV show? We’ll find out shortly as Stephen Colbert’s sister runs as the Democratic nominee for a House seat.



Mar 19

The Easter Bunny: A government budget victim?



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We’re not sure what the Founding Fathers would think about a Washington beltway feud between Democrats and Republicans over the Easter Bunny. But it is happening at least for a few days in a budget-obsessed capital.