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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid answers reporters' questions during a news conference to announce that Democrats will fast-track new legislation to prevent for-profit employers from refusing to cover health benefits for religious reasons at the U.S. Capitol on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Reid: ‘Radical Republicans Would Rather Hold These Kids Ransom’

Prospects for action on the nation’s border crisis faded Thursday as lawmakers traded accusations rather than solutions, raising chances that Congress will head out for its summer recess without doing anything about the tens of thousands of migrant children streaming into South Texas.

07/18/2014

House Speaker John Boehner answers questions during his weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner: Border Crisis ‘Is A Problem Of The President’s Own Making’

Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama’s emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now wants Congress to sign off on more of the same.

07/10/2014

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)

Reid: Boehner ‘Spooked’ Out of Immigration Reform By Tea Party

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., expressed support for President Obama’s use of executive action on immigration legislation, saying that the real “failure of leadership” is with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio., for being “spooked” into a corner by Tea Party conservatives.

07/01/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on the economy at the Lake Harriet Band Shell in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 27, 2014. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Republicans ‘Don’t Do Anything, Except Block Me And Call Me Names’

Blasting the GOP as wilfully indifferent to American struggles, President Barack Obama issued a rebuke Friday to Republican attempts to thwart his economic agenda, offering a stark contrast that Democrats hope will yield electoral success in November.

06/27/2014

House Speaker John Boehner speaks following a meeting of the House Republican conference June 18, 2014 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘Absolutely Not’: Boehner Opposes US Working With Iran To Help Iraq

The United States should not talk to Iran about jointly helping the Iraqi government fend off insurgents who have been overrunning large swaths of that country, House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.

06/18/2014

House Speaker John Boehner speaks during a news conference on June 12, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boehner: Obama ‘Taking A Nap’ On What Is Happening In Iraq

President Barack Obama has not ruled out any options on stopping Islamic militants from capturing Iraqi cities.

06/12/2014

President Obama set aside about a half-million acres for the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in southern New Mexico. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images)

New National Monument Sparks Border Concerns

Western lawmakers fear illegal immigrant and drug smugglers will be able to elude local law enforcement through the half-million acres of rugged terrain along the U.S.-Mexican border.

05/21/2014

House Republican leaders on Wednesday blocked any votes on immigration legislation, raising doubts about the prospects for election-year action on overhauling the nation's laws.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Republicans Block Vote On Immigration Reform

House Republican leaders on Wednesday blocked any votes on immigration legislation, raising doubts about the prospects for election-year action on overhauling the nation’s laws.

05/21/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., arrives at the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Committee luncheon on March 25, 2014 at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Benghazi Select Committee ‘A Hunting Mission For A Lynch Mob’

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee hammered House Republicans over the Benghazi Select Committee.

05/19/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting at The Venetian Las Vegas on March 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Christie: It Would Be ‘Stressful’ To Run Against Jeb Bush In 2016

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie admits it would be “stressful” if he ran against former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in 2016.

05/14/2014

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