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What Happens In A 50-50 Senate? Even More Joe Biden

Saturday, September 20, 2014

With polling suggesting there's a decent chance of a tied Senate next year, the gaffe-prone vice president could cut an even higher profile.

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How To Spot A Vulnerable House Democrat

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Thirteen Democrats voted with Republicans this week on what could be the final "message" votes heading into the midterm elections.

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Voters Hate Money In Politics ... Sort Of

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Voters overwhelmingly tell pollsters they dislike how much money is in politics. But they don't consider it a major issue.

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Voters Hate Money In Politics ... Sort Of

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Voters overwhelmingly tell pollsters they dislike how much money is in politics. But they don't consider it a major issue.

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Cantor's Wall Street Move Highlights Disclosure Law Loophole

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Despite a 2007 ethics law, House members can still negotiate for a post-Congress job without ever publicly disclosing it.

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151 Years Later, Pickett's Charge Hero Gets Medal Of Honor

Monday, September 01, 2014

Wisconsin native Lt. Alonzo Cushing's award caps a nearly three-decade campaign to get the Civil War battle honor through Congress.

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CBO Forecast: There's Good News And Bad News

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The nonpartisan budget office reports growth that's slower than expected, but also that the Affordable Care Act's changes to Medicare are successfully holding down costs.

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Perry Says Ground Troops Must Be An Option Against Iraq Militants

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Texas governor exploring a 2016 presidential bid says the Islamic State is too big of a threat to take direct intervention off the table.

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Who Are The Protesters Getting Arrested In Ferguson?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, more than 160 people have been arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.

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With No Plan From Congress, Homeland Security Improvises

Friday, August 08, 2014

More than $400 million is being moved from other programs to keep Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection from running out of money.

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How To Botch Latino Outreach

Friday, August 08, 2014

The Republican Party's effort to court Hispanics is being muddled by some very off-message, anti-immigration rhetoric from GOP House members.

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Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Republicans in the House voted to allow Speaker John Boehner to sue President Obama. They believe the president has overstepped his constitutional authority.

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Highway Bill As Establishment Vs. Tea Party, Chapter 943

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The same groups that pushed for tactics that resulted in a government shutdown in 2013 urged a "no" vote on a short-term highway bill Tuesday.

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FCC Extending Net Neutrality Commenting Time After Site Buckles

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Heavy traffic to the FCC's commenting site crashed it on Tuesday. That was the original deadline for the public to weigh in on a controversial Internet proposal. You now have until Friday to comment.

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In Race To Replace Cantor, Southern Republicans See Opportunity

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The House GOP's upcoming leadership election to fill Rep. Eric Cantor's majority leader position has opened a new rift: the South versus everybody else.

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GOP House Votes To Leave States Alone On Medical Marijuana

Friday, May 30, 2014

Nearly 50 Republicans signed on to a measure forbidding Department of Justice from interfering with medicinal marijuana laws in 32 states and the District of Columbia.

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Boehner Reaches Out To The Tea Party — Or Trolls Them

Friday, May 23, 2014

Some elements of the Tea Party would like to see John Boehner ousted from his position as House speaker. Even so, Boehner insists there isn't much difference between the Tea Party and Republicans.

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Seeking A Boost: Italy To Include Cocaine Sales In GDP Numbers

Friday, May 23, 2014

In an attempt to improve Italy's debt ratio, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says the country will include illegal drug sales and prostitution when it figures its gross domestic product.

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House Defense Bill: Military DREAMers Out, Climate Science Ban In

Thursday, May 22, 2014

GOP leadership decided against keeping an immigration-related provision in the defense authorization bill. But it kept one banning the Defense Department from participating in climate change research.

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Democratic Team Picked For Benghazi Panel

Thursday, May 22, 2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has named Democrats to the special committee investigating the death of the U.S. ambassador in Libya in 2012. There have already been 8 probes into the attacks.

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