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Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., said that the Thursday House vote to establish a select committee on the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack is of little concern to Americans outside of the Republican Party, and that people are not “going to lose sleep” over the issue. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Rangel: Americans Not ‘Going To Lose Sleep Over Benghazi’

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., said that the Thursday House vote to establish a select committee on the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack is of little concern to Americans outside of the Republican Party, and that people are not “going to lose sleep” over the issue.

05/09/2014

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rockefeller: Obama Opposed ‘Because He’s The Wrong Color,’ Fear Of Tea Party

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”

05/08/2014

US President Barack Obama's armored limo is seen outside the home of Alan F. Horn, chairman of Walt Disney Studios, during a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser May 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Obama will attend the fund raisers and the USC Shoah Foundation dinner while in the area. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Says ‘Disquiet’ Breeds Political Cynicism

President Barack Obama says disquiet and a sense of frustration in the country are fueling cynicism about government that could hurt Democratic turnout in the November elections.

05/07/2014

The Republican National Committee wants to take more control over how the party picks a nominee. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

GOP Looks To Take More Control Of Candidate Picks, Wants Fewer Debates

The Republican National Committee wants to take more control over how the party picks a nominee.

05/07/2014

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Tenn Senator: Holocaust Remark Not Meant To Offend

A Tennessee state Senator says his comparison of the federal health care law to the forced transportation of Jews to concentration camps during the Holocaust was not meant to offend.

05/06/2014

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Senate’s Newest Class Speaks Out On Foreign Policy

Fresh voices in the U.S. Senate are speaking loudly on foreign policy, a new generation of Republicans and Democrats who reflect a war-weary nation cautious about America’s next moves.

04/24/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks about Obamacare and the ongoing tensions in Ukraine in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House April 17, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘It’s Well Past Time To Move On As A Country’ To Stop Fighting Obamacare

Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.

04/18/2014

President Barack Obama. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Defend ‘Obamacare’ Unabashedly, Some Democrats Say

The outlook for the president’s health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it’s time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.

04/16/2014

The Internal Revenue Service paid $2.8 million in bonuses plus thousands of hours of paid time-off to 2,800 of its employees who had been disciplined for misconducts such as late or non-payment, misuse of travel cards, and even fraud, internal government investigators say. (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Gallup: 52 Percent Of Americans Say Federal Income Taxes ‘Too High’

As the April 15 tax deadline passes, more than half of Americans say that their federal taxes are too high and the lowest percentage since 2001 say they’re paying a fair amount.

04/15/2014

Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 5, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

DCCC Chair: ‘We’d Rather Pass An Immigration Bill Than Worry About The Election’

An overhaul to the nation’s broken immigration system remains stalled because “the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism,” the head of the House committee to elect Democratic lawmakers said Sunday.

04/15/2014

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