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Stories with person: Robert Casey
  • Democratic discontent with White House Syria policy growing 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 6:10 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democratic discontent with the U.S. strategy in Syria is growing, with some of President Barack Obama's supporters in Congress questioning what he is doing to fight Islamic State militants, stem the exodus of Syrian refugees and find a political solution to the conflict.

  • Congressman grabs drinking glass used by pope, takes sip 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 5:55 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Pope Francis wasn't the only person to drink from the glass of water he used during his speech to Congress. An enterprising Democratic congressman from Philadelphia also took a sip.

  • Senate blocks anti-abortion bill; new showdown set story has photos
    Updated: Sep-22-15 5:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats thwarted a Republican effort to ban late-term abortions on Tuesday as GOP leaders strained to avoid a government shutdown in eight days over the dispute - all against a tangled backdrop of presidential politics.