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Begich launching ad on education

Sen. Mark Begich (D) will go on the radio in Alaska on Monday with an ad highlighting his opposition to the No Child Left Behind Act.<p>The spot, timed to the start of a new school year and shared first with POLITICO, stresses that the red-state Democrat supports an Alaska-specific approach.<p>“One of my …

Senator Mark Begich Calls for ‘Copper’ Plans

Senator Mark Begich of Alaska, one of four red-state Democrat senators who voted for Obamacare up for election next year, yesterday proposed a new …

Begich knocks 'knuckleheads'

Alaska Sen. Mark Begich (D) decries “a small band of knuckleheads” for “holding the country hostage over the health care law” in a radio ad that will begin running statewide late Tuesday.<p>The 60-second spot, shared first with POLITICO, laments the federal shutdown and lays the blame at the feet of …

Begich: I'm not waiting for Obama

Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) on Thursday said he is “not waiting for the president” on a fix for the millions of consumers facing health insurance cancellations, and will join a handful of Senate Democrats cutting in front of the White House to propose their own solution.<p>“I am not waiting for the …

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Ryan, Murray closer to budget deal

House and Senate negotiators are pushing to finalize a small-scale deal to set spending levels and replace sequester cuts for the next two years, a potential respite in the bitter budget wars consuming Congress.<p>The two congressional budget leaders — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray …

How Murray won over Dems

President Barack Obama was on the phone repeatedly with Sen. Patty Murray during the high-stakes budget talks and asked how he could help.<p>Murray’s response: I got this.<p>The veteran Washington Democrat, who chairs the Senate Budget Committee, had quietly and methodically built a close relationship …

Kevin McCarthy: Obamacare Will Be Tackled In Next Funding Bill If Senate Rejects This One

WASHINGTON -- Even if the House of Representatives has to pass a third version of a continuing resolution to fund the government, it will include a provision that changes the president’s health care law, the House GOP Whip said on Sunday.<p>Hours after House Republicans (aided by two Democratic …

Immigration reform's whipping boy

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Pro-immigration reform groups on the left have a new whipping boy: House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy.<p>Unions and other powerful liberal groups have organized a campaign to paint the No. 3 House Republican as the ultimate decider of whether the nation’s 11 million illegal …

Kevin McCarthy: 'I Don't Think Anyone Should Become President If They Haven't Been A Governor First'

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) dealt a blow to such GOP presidential hopefuls as Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) during an appearance on MSNBC Thursday.<p>"I'm a firm believer that I don't think anyone should become president if they haven’t …

Kevin McCarthy: Immigration Reform Should Include Legal Status For Undocumented

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), a longtime target of immigration activists, said Tuesday that he would support allowing undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S., but stopped short of calling for a path to citizenship.<p>Advocates are hoping for a plan that would give undocumented …

McCarthy backs path to legal status

The third-ranking House Republican is offering support for a path to legal status that would allow millions of undocumented immigrants in the country to work and pay their taxes.<p>In a new interview published late Tuesday, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) hinted that those contours of …