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Sunday Breakfast Menu, Feb. 23

As violence boiled over in Ukraine and President Viktor F. Yanukovych fled Kiev this week, lawmakers will weigh in on how President Obama's responding to the situation.

House Republicans in Texas Donate to Protect One of Their Own

Representative Ralph M. Hall is receiving donations from the campaign funds of his House colleagues ahead of a March primary.

Sunday Breakfast Menu, Feb. 16

The East Coast was blanketed by snow last week and California's record-setting drought persists. The Sunday shows will discuss the extreme weather and 2016 presidential prospects.

Pro-Clinton ‘Super PAC’ Sets Event for Donors

The leading Democratic "super PAC" will hold a briefing for potential donors this month, its first such event since reorganizing in January as a vehicle to help elect Hillary Rodham Clinton as president.

Conservative Group Takes Sides in Michigan G.O.P. Primary

Americans for Properity is taking sides against Representative Justin Amash.

Hastings Joins Roster of Retiring House Members

Representative Doc Hastings, Republican of Washington, announced that he would retire at the end of the year, joining a growing number of veterans heading for the congressional exits.

Clintons Introduce New Women’s Global Initiative

Chelsea Clinton moderated a discussion on women and girls with her mother Hillary Rodham Clinton and Melinda Gates at New York University.

Antisurveillance Campaign Adds Itself to Washington’s Datebook

On a busy Tuesday in the nation's capital, a concerted group of campaigners were trying to grab national political attention with "The Day We Fight Back."

With Christie Under Fire, Republican Governors Have Big Fund-Raising Month

The Republican Governors Association announced on Wednesday that it had set a January record for fund-raising, seeking to refute suggestions that Gov. Chris Christie's troubles have scared away the group's donors.

False Alarm Over Suspicious Substance at Wyden’s Senate Office

The Capitol Police said "all tests are negative" for the material, found in the Dirksen building offices of Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon.

Sunday Breakfast Menu, Feb. 9

As the Winter Olympics kick off in Sochi, security concerns linger. The Congressional Budget Office released a report this week on workforce shrinkage due to the Affordable Care Act. Both topics will dominate the Sunday shows conversation.

Biden Shows Interest in Another Presidential Run

The vice president said he was considering a third run for the White House.

He Can Carry a Tune, but Can He Carry the Race?

Clay Aiken, the 2003 runner-up on “American Idol,” officially announced on Wednesday that he is running for Congress in North Carolina.

Back to Job Hunt After Sharing State of the Union Spotlight

President Obama mentioned Misty DeMars's job search in the State of the Union address, although it has not led to any offers. Yet.

Republicans Vague on Citizenship Question

Republican lawmakers, in television appearances, remained vague on whether they would support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

Sunday Breakfast Menu, Feb. 2

Reactions to the State of the Union address and preparations for the Super Bowl will dominate the conversation on the Sunday morning shows.

No Help for Farm Bill From Miffed Kansans in the House

Though the new farm bill passed, it did so without the help of the Kansas congressional delegation, which voted unanimously against it.

Applaud, Tweet and Repeat at the State of the Union

During Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, representatives and senators - or members of their staffs sent just under 1,500 tweets while President Obama was speaking.

Live Coverage of Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address

President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday night and Times reporters and editors are providing analysis during the speech.

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