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Obama Looks Past GOP In Promoting His 2015 Agenda

President Barack Obama plans new steps to help more Americans buy a home and attend college, part of a 2015 agenda he hopes can build on.

01/03/2015

John Boehner Speaks

Boehner: Resignation Of NY Rep. Grimm ‘Honorable’

House Speaker John Boehner says Rep. Michael Grimm made the right decision by resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges.

12/30/2014

U.S. Capitol Building

Nearly 9 in 10 Doubt Obama, GOP Can Break Gridlock

Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There’s almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country’s problems.

12/11/2014

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

House Plans To Take Up Another Drought Relief Bill

House Republicans are using the final days of the current Congress to push through another drought relief bill for California’s farm belt and other water users to the south.

12/09/2014

File photo of U.S. President Barack Obama. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Expert: Obama ‘Backing Republicans In A Bad Corner’ On Immigration

Since Obama has taken things into his own hands offending the GOP base, some experts warn that his actions could hinder Republicans in the next election.

11/21/2014

Maryland flag Annapolis

Md. Senate GOP Picks New Leadership

Maryland Republicans have chosen new leadership in the state Senate.

11/12/2014

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New GOP Senators Show Moderated, Cooperative Tone

New Republican senators who sometimes breathed tea-party fire as candidates are adopting a more moderate tone as they enter Congress.

11/12/2014

In the wake of last week’s midterm elections that gave GOP lawmakers control of both the House and Senate, a clear majority of Republican voters say they don’t want their party leaders working with President Obama – even if it means less gets done in Washington.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: 66 Percent Of Republicans Say Party ‘Stand Up’ To Obama ‘Even If Less Gets Done’

In the wake of last week’s midterm elections that gave GOP lawmakers control of both the House and Senate, a clear majority of Republican voters say they don’t want their party leaders working with President Obama – even if it means less gets done in Washington.

11/12/2014

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at his election night party. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

GOP’s Midterm Rout Shapes 2016 Presidential Race

The 2016 presidential race was about the new Republican-controlled Congress even before the polls closed Tuesday night.

11/09/2014

The US Senate side of the US Capitol is seen in Washington, DC, November 5, 2014. Republicans captured a majority in the US Senate on Tuesday. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

W.Va. Senator Switches Parties, Giving GOP Control

Democratic Sen. Daniel Hall said he switched to the Republican party Wednesday, a move that will help the GOP secure a majority in the upper chamber of the West Virginia Legislature.

11/05/2014

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