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Obama Promoting Economic Gains As Elections Near

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.

09/01/2014

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Cruz Sounds Like He’s Running In 2016

Firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding increasingly like he’s made up his mind to run for president in 2016.

08/30/2014

Bob FitzSimmonds' comment on Facebook. (Credit: Facebook)

Report: Virginia GOP Official Resigns Over Facebook Muslim Comment

A Virginia GOP official reportedly resigned from his position after questioning on social media whether Muslims contributed anything to America.

08/07/2014

File photo of Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Establishment On A Roll Over Tea Party

Add Kansas to the list of states where tea partyers tried and failed to knock out Senate Republicans this year. Next up: Tennessee, and the odds for the upstarts are no better.

08/06/2014

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Obama to GOP: ‘Stop Just Hating All The Time’

Pointing the finger at Republicans for congressional inaction, President Barack Obama chided lawmakers Wednesday for spending the waning days before their month-long summer break trying to sue him rather than addressing economic issues that could boost the middle class.

07/30/2014

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Obama Prods GOP On Border Issue, Cites Progress

With one week left before Congress’ August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families from Central America.

07/26/2014

One of President Barack Obama's top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue impeachment of the president. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Obama Adviser: White House Taking Impeachment Threat Seriously

One of President Barack Obama’s top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue impeachment of the president.

07/25/2014

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House Passes $20 Billion Bill That Cuts IRS Tax Enforcement

GOP House measure also cuts healthy food initiative championed by Michelle Obama.

07/16/2014

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Senate GOP Blocks Bill on Contraception Coverage

Senate Republicans have blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies that object on religious grounds.

07/16/2014

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Republicans Announce Special Session on Medicaid

Virginia Republican legislative leaders are scheduling a special session in September to debate whether to expand Medicaid eligibility, something GOP lawmakers have already made clear they oppose.

07/09/2014

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