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  • Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Senate panel approves Iran sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON – A bill that would levy tough new sanctions on Iran if it fails to sign an agreement to curb its nuclear program cleared a Senate committe ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, the White House said Thursday, n ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Lynch defends Obama immigration changes

    WASHINGTON – Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch pledged a new start with Congress and independence from President Barack Obama on Wednesday, as sh ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Poll: Most say restore health aid if court kills subsidies

    WASHINGTON – Most Americans including significant numbers of Republicans would want lawmakers to restore federal aid for buying coverage under Preside ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, ev ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • House GOP moves toward possible lawsuit on immigration

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans are moving toward a vote authorizing legal action against President Barack Obama over his executive actions on immigrat ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • New Jersey's Chris Christie launches political action committee

    NEWARK, N.J. – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him t ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 8:39 am
  • Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a p ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • APNewsBreak: White House reverses on Obamacare privacy problem

    WASHINGTON – Bowing to an outcry over privacy, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal inform ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Still an underdog, Rick Santorum weighing another White House bid

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • John Boehner invites Israeli leader to address Congress on Iran

    WASHINGTON – Rebuffing President Barack Obama on Iran, House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he had invited Israel's prime minister to address a j ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • FACT CHECK: Obama claims credit for an incomplete recovery

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of the Union speech Tues ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • Watching Obama speech? Check out tone, theatrics, loudmouths

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and his aides have been trickling out his State of the Union proposals on taxes, education, Internet access and mo ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • New privacy concerns over government's health care website

    WASHINGTON – The government's health insurance website is quietly passing along consumers' personal data to outside websites, just as President Barack ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:33 am
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