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Barack Obama August news conference

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Why are some Dems running from the Affordable Care Act?

Recent figures from the Congressional Budget Office show that the Affordable Care Act will cost about $5 billion less to implement in 2014 than originally estimated.

Hillary Clinton

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Undocumented immigrant describes her 'glass ceiling' to Clinton

When Nova Bajamonti walked into to the Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York on Thursday, she knew the day would be different. Hillary Clinton, an inspiration of hers, was coming to speak, and she was one of 60 girls allowed to attend and possibly as...

Cliven Bundy

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What made Nevada rancher fight the feds?

When the Bureau of Land Management retreated from a standoff with Cliven Bundy, a few hundred people traveled to his Nevada ranch to protest what they see as an overreach of the federal government.

Justin Bieber

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Deport Bieber? White House declines comment

The White House has declined to comment on a "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his green card" petition, saying the "We the People" Whitehouse.gov petition system allows the Executive Office to dodge comments "to avoid the appearance of improper influ...

Ukraine protests 2

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House lawmakers push back on Ukraine aid

The White House is not going far enough in sending aid to Ukraine, say top Republicans and Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee in a letter to President Obama that was obtained by CNN.

Committee Chairman Buck McKeon, ranking Democrat Adam S...

Harry Reid as shutdown pressure grows

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Nevada senators face off over militia groups

In a blunt exchange that hit on a major American divide, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, stood by his comments that militia groups involved in a ranch standoff are "domestic terrorists," while the state's Republican senator...

Florida State Seal

Scramble to pass laws to begin

Vacation time will be over for lawmakers on Monday and a 10-day scramble to pass laws will begin. Money matters will be on the front burner and other high-profile legislation is in doubt.

Keystone XL pipeline

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Obama pushes back Keystone decision

The Obama administration announced Friday that it is extending the comment period on the State Department's Keystone XL pipeline report -- a move that could delay a final decision on the project indefinitely.

The State Department's report found that t...

Capitol

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Memo says GOP competitive in 5 more Senate races

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group tasked with getting Republicans elected to the Senate, believes Republicans have expanded the 2014 playing field with five more contested races as the GOP seeks to retake control of the chamber.

Amy Kremer

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Amy Kremer to resign from Tea Party Express

Amy Kremer, the Tea Party Express chairman who's played a major role in elections for the past five years, is resigning.

"This has been a really difficult decision for me, but the time has come for me to leave Tea Party Express," Kremer said Friday.

Th...

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