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President Obama's plans to stay out of the way in 2016 are not out of character for Oval Office occupants
The move marks the first formal recognition by Washington that a deal on Iran's nuclear program won't be reached by the midnight Monday deadline
GOP senator says his Republican colleagues in the House "doing a lousy job policing their own" after report on wrongdoing in the 2012 terror attack
"Can they govern?" Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, asked of Republicans on "Face the Nation"; GOP says stopping Obama's moves is top priority
President talks up Hillary Clinton, says he'll probably keep a low profile in 2016, but he's "very interested" in making sure a Democrat succeeds him
Cornell William Brooks tells "Face the Nation" the grand jury didn't get enough direction from the prosecutor, but promises "non-violent" response to decision
Two-year investigation of politically charged incident determines whether series of persistent allegations were valid
U.S. troops remaining in Afghanistan, previously limited to counterterrorism against al Qaeda, can target Taliban fighters if threatened
Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, who's running for Senate, says his opponent, Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu, has failed to advance an oil pipeline that would benefit Louisiana.
President Obama says disagreements over his executive action on immigration can't be a "dealbreaker on every other issue."

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