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Party-line Rules Committee vote clears the way for the House to vote on a Republican lawsuit against President Obama. (Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

House Panel Clears Way For Vote On Obama Lawsuit

Rules Committee vote was 7-4, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed.

8 hours ago

Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren questions Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Warren: Political System Is ‘Rigged’ By Wealthy, Powerful Lobbyists

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a group of young Democrats Wednesday that the political system was “rigged” by powerful lobbyists and the wealthy and made an impassioned case for reducing burdensome student loans.

07/17/2014

File photo of Sen. Harry Reid. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Reid: Judge Judy Would Throw Out Republican’s Lawsuit Against Obama

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said that television’s Judge Judy would throw out the “sham” Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama “in half a second.”

07/14/2014

File photo of the U.S. Capitol Building. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Dems Growing More Anxious About Lack Of Incendiary Material Against GOP Ahead Of Midterm Elections

As the nation’s midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own politically off-key statements.

07/14/2014

Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., speaks at a campaign rally for President Barack Obama at Sloan's Lake Park on Oct. 4, 2012 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Udall Skipping Obama Fundraiser For His Campaign

President Barack Obama on Wednesday will headline his first fundraiser for a Senate Democrat in danger of losing this fall — but the candidate, Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, won’t be by his side.

07/09/2014

And although a majority of Americans hold negative opinions of both parties, an overwhelming majority continues to take one side or the other.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans Dislike Both Political Parties, Still Pick Sides

More than one-five Americans interpret someone who identifies themselves as Republican as someone who “supports wealthy/businesses/not for the people,” with 22 percent saying “conservative” and “right wing” are only in support of businesses.

07/08/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the faltering immigration reform agenda to the news media with in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) said Monday that the House of Representatives would not take up immigration reform legislation this year and Obama said he would continue to use his executive power to bolster enforcement on the southern border.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: GOP Failed At ‘Darn’ Bill, Plans To Take Executive Action On Immigration

President Barack Obama announced that he will bypass Congress and take steps on his own to make the necessary changes to the immigration policy.

06/30/2014

Only 18 percent of Americans say the result of the U.S. war in Iraq was worth the loss of American lives or financial costs, with three-quarters (75 percent) of Americans saying the war wasn’t worth it at all – the lowest polling percentage to date. credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais - Pool / Getty Images

Poll: 75 Percent Of Americans Say Iraq War Wasn’t Worth The Costs

Only 18 percent of Americans say the result of the U.S. war in Iraq was worth the loss of American lives or financial costs, with three-quarters (75 percent) of Americans saying the war wasn’t worth it at all – the lowest polling percentage to date.

06/24/2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry(R) smiles with former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during ceremonies to unveil the official painting of her that will hang in the State Department diplomatic rooms June 18, 2014, at the US State Deptartment in Washington, DC. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Partisan Civility As Kerry Honors Condoleezza Rice

In a rare display of bipartisan civility, Democrats and Republicans came together on Wednesday to honor former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

06/18/2014

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Hot Race For No. 3 Spot In GOP Leadership

House Republicans gathered Wednesday to hear pitches from candidates vying to be their new leaders as conservatives hoped they wouldn’t be shut out of a top spot.

06/18/2014

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