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  • Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers

    WASHINGTON – The Senate Democrats' top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americ ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • GOP wisdom shifts on immigration

    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.Less than two years a ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Obama announces Chuck Hagel resignation from Pentagon

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded it's an "appropriate time" for him to complete his service.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Hillary Clinton backs Obama immigration move

    NEW YORK –Hillary Rodham Clinton voiced support Friday for President Barack Obama’s use of executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants fro ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Oops! Obama administration erred on health law sign-ups

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration acknowledged Thursday it has been over-reporting the number of people signed up under the health care law, a dis ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • Obama to announce immigration action Thursday

    WASHINGTON – In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal ac ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Jeb Bush faces backlash over education record

    MIAMI – Jeb Bush made his mark as Florida's governor by overhauling the state's schools. As he ponders a potential run for president, his education po ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Obama plan won't grant immigrants federal benefits

    WASHINGTON – As many as 5 million people in the country illegally would be spared from deportation and made eligible for work permits but not entitled ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Obama orders review of U.S. hostage policy

    WASHINGTON – With terrorists beheading Americans, President Barack Obama has ordered a review of how the United States responds when citizens are take ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • GOP vows to pass Keystone XL Pipeline later if bill fails now

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders vowed Tuesday to take up and pass a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline in Congress again next year if the Senate ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as minority leader

    WASHINGTON – Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in which t ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • 2 GOP presidents acted unilaterally on immigration

    WASHINGTON – Two presidents have acted unilaterally on immigration — and both were Republican. Ronald Reagan and his successor George H.W. Bush extend ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • U.S. nuclear woes: Pentagon chief orders a shakeup

    MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – The Pentagon will spend an additional $10 billion to correct deep problems of neglect and mismanagement within the nation ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Obama gets glimpse abroad of life as lame duck

    YANGON, Myanmar – President Barack Obama is getting his first glimpse of life as a lame-duck president traveling overseas. And so far, he has reason t ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 6:17 pm
  • What you need to know for Obamacare's 2nd year

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As the nation heads into the second year of the health care law, the federal government and states are preparing for open enrollm ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:02 pm
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