Politics
Obama's Alaska move triggers fight
The Obama administration is moving to block oil and gas production along a major part of Alaska's northern coastline, setting off another energy battle with Republican lawmakers.
01/25/2015 01:59:41pm
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Barack and Modi: Best broments
President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are pals, if you haven't heard. Here's a highlight reel of best broments from Obama's first day in India.
01/25/2015 03:51:32pm
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2016 race kicks off with long day of auditions in Iowa
The 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa got its unofficial start Saturday with a marathon of speeches, giving close to a dozen potential candidates a chance to introduce (or re-introduce) themselves to a core group of caucus-goers roughly one year before the contest.
01/25/2015 01:59:47pm
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Palin, Trump both tease '16 interest
With a Clinton, a Bush and a Romney all seriously teasing presidential runs, why not a Palin?
01/24/2015 02:02:07pm
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Huckabee seeks to straddle line on immigration
Mike Huckabee says deporting immigrants who were brought into the United States as children is like ticketing a child riding in the back seat of a car when the child's father is pulled over for speeding.
01/25/2015 11:29:44am
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Criticism over Netanyahu visit intensifies
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough says the United States shouldn't wade into Israeli politics -- even if the country's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, plans to weigh in on American policies.
01/25/2015 03:46:05pm
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Netanyahu snub takes relations with White House to a new low
01/23/2015 07:21:10pm
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GOP hopefuls weigh in on gay marriage
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says a Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage won't be enough to make it the law of the land overnight.
01/25/2015 04:41:57pm
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Obama off to India for visit with Modi
At a November meeting of Asian leaders in Burma, the Indian prime minister delivered Obama an astounding request: become the first American president to headline India's Republic Day parade.
01/25/2015 11:32:59am
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Obama still hates the new, watered-down Iran sanctions bill
For months, Senate aides and their bosses pored over sanctions legislation aimed at ratcheting up pressure on Iran as it negotiates the fate of its nuclear program with the U.S. and five other world powers.
01/23/2015 08:43:20am
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Obama will travel to Saudi king's funeral
01/25/2015 09:58:00am
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Protesters interrupt Perry, Christie at 2016 GOP event
A man was arrested Saturday at a conservative gathering widely considered the kickoff event for the 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa.
01/24/2015 07:04:05pm
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Cuban diplomats slam U.S. on human rights
Just two days after U.S. and Cuban officials began a historic round of talks to bridge a 50-year rift in diplomatic relations, the Cuban delegation slammed the United States on its human rights track record.
01/23/2015 12:01:27pm
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Keystone debate ends with Democrats' ire
Senators worked till midnight but Senate Democrats wanted to stay longer.
01/23/2015 05:26:33pm
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Mitt Romney is beating Hillary Clinton at Facebook
01/23/2015 05:29:50pm
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Army may issue tighter gun rules after Fort Hood shooting
The U.S. Army general who investigated the 2014 Fort Hood shooting recommended in his final report issued Friday that the Army consider requiring soldiers to register their personally owned weapons with their command.
01/23/2015 02:43:05pm
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Dem slams W.H. talking points 'out of Tehran'
Lawmakers balk at Obama request to "hold your fire" on Iran sanctions
01/22/2015 06:26:08pm
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New rift over abortion inside the GOP
Tens of thousands of pro-life activists descended on Washington on Thursday for the annual March for Life, the night after Republican leaders on Capitol Hill had spiked a bill banning abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy.
01/23/2015 12:19:37pm
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Protests break out in Supreme Court
A rare disturbance broke out in the Supreme Court on Wednesday as several protestors stood up and shouted what appeared to be comments criticizing the court's controversial 2010 Citizens United campaign finance decision.
01/23/2015 08:03:13am
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Obama still hates the new, watered-down Iran sanctions bill
For months, Senate aides and their bosses pored over sanctions legislation aimed at ratcheting up pressure on Iran as it negotiates the fate of its nuclear program with the U.S. and five other world powers.
01/23/2015 08:03:14am
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No, Hillary Clinton didn't go to Canada with 65 Secret Service agents
01/23/2015 06:38:29am
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What didn't make the State of the Union?
President Barack Obama used Tuesday night's State of the Union address to demand action on progressive priorities — but his silence on a number of key issues spoke just as loudly as his words.
01/21/2015 08:05:00pm
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Top lawmakers want answers about Obamacare site
Top Republican and Democratic lawmakers on a powerful congressional committee want answers from the Obama administration about the sensitive personal information the government's health insurance website is collecting from consumers and sharing with private Internet marketing companies.
01/22/2015 04:39:11pm
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House Democrats push voting rights amendment
The Rev. Jesse Jackson joined House Democratic Reps. Keith Ellison and Mark Pocan at a press conference on Thursday to announce plans to introduce a constitutional amendment that would explicitly guarantee the right to vote to every American and give Congress the power to protect that right.
01/22/2015 03:19:25pm
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Corker: Obama 'irresponsible' with Congress
Sen. Bob Corker, the chairman of the foreign relations committee, suggested that President Barack Obama's "irresponsible" manner of dealing with Congress might have prompted the Republican leadership to sidestep the White House in inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak in Congress.
01/22/2015 12:11:40pm
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