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  • U.S.-China climate deal aims to prod others to act

    BEIJING – A groundbreaking agreement struck by the United States and China is putting the world’s two worst polluters on a faster track to curbing the ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • House to vote on Keystone XL pipeline, Sen. Mary Landrieu seeks action

    WASHINGTON – Call it a high-stakes political poker game, with the Louisiana Senate seat the big prize.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Black Democrats bemoan decision to run from Obama

    ATLANTA – Some black political leaders think Democratic candidates who distanced themselves from President Barack Obama sapped enthusiasm among Africa ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • Supreme Court weighs role of race in Alabama redistricting

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with a dispute over the use of race to redraw political districts that turns the usual arguments on ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • What is net neutrality?

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday waded into the debate over "net neutrality" by suggesting that Internet service should be regulated more ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Obamacare enrollees don't hit projections

    WASHINGTON – With sign-up season launching this weekend, the Obama administration sharply dialed down expectations Monday for the second year of the p ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Obama wants more regulation of Internet providers

    WASHINGTON – Internet providers shouldn't be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix or YouTube to move their content faster, and shoul ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • U.S. racing against time, Congress on Iran nuke deal

    MUSCAT, Oman – The Obama administration is facing its last best chance to curb Iran's nuclear program – not just to meet an end-of-the-month deadline ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Federal government struggles against cyberattacks

    A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • AG pick Lynch called strong civil rights defender

    WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch was a federal prosecutor in New York when she encountered an astonishing case of police brutality: the broomstick sodomy of ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • A new Supreme Court challenge for ‘Obamacare’

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care law – a case that threatens subsidies tha ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Immigration dispute erupts during bipartisan lunch

    WASHINGTON – A White House lunch aiming for cooperation boiled into a fresh dispute with newly empowered Republicans over immigration reform Friday, w ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Supreme Court to hear Obamacare challenge

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama's health care law.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • GOP in charge, eager to move on Keystone XL pipeline, taxes

    WASHINGTON – Republicans' resounding victory gives them an opportunity to push legislation that's been bottled up in the Democratic Senate, from targe ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • GOP Congress to weigh marijuana legalization in D.C.

    WASHINGTON – The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress, now that the District of Colu ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 4:57 pm
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