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Republicans don’t need no stinkin’ Iran deal

Republicans fall into two camps when it comes to President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran. Some are against it, while others want to...

Senate approves Obama’s global trade bill

In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing...

Republican budget claims just don’t add up

On paper and in speeches, Republicans boast that Congress' first budget since they won control of the Senate and House last fall will eliminate...

GOP infighting delays budget vote

A battle between GOP defense hawks and fiscal conservatives prompted the GOP chairman of the House Budget Committee late Wednesday to delay a vote...

Republicans moving to approve short-term DHS funding

Hours from a partial agency shutdown, Congress is moving to approve a short-term funding bill for the Homeland Security Department that leaves intact Obama...

Senate moving Homeland Security bill while House stalls

The Senate is moving forward on legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department, but the House is in limbo two days away from a...

Obama still looking for a supporter of military force

One day after President Barack Obama sent Congress legislation backing the use of military force against Islamic State militants, he's still searching for his...

Obama asks for authority for military force against ISIS

President Barack Obama sent Congress legislation Wednesday to authorize military force against Islamic State fighters, asking lawmakers to "show the world we are united...

Obama plays both sides on ground troops question

A model of ambiguity, the White House isn't saying it favors a role for U.S. ground forces in combatting Islamic State terrorists. But it...

Ohio bartender threatens to kill Boehner

An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness was indicted on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner, possibly by...