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Democratic Rep. Ami Bera and former Republican congressman Doug Ose spent nearly $20 million in California's 7th Congressional District. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

California Democrat Retains Seat In Costliest House Race

Democratic Rep. Ami Bera and former Republican congressman Doug Ose spent nearly $20 million in California’s 7th Congressional District.

11/19/2014

File photo of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Ryan To Chair Tax Panel, A Possible 2016 Platform

House Republican leaders chose Paul Ryan on Tuesday to head the powerful House Ways and Means Committee for the next two years, giving him a high-profile platform if he decides to run for president in 2016 or beyond.

11/18/2014

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House Dems Nix Congresswoman’s Proxy Vote Request

A pregnant congresswoman who sought to vote by proxy in House Democratic elections next week says she accepts the decision of her colleagues to reject the request.

11/14/2014

House Speaker John Boehner holds a news conference with the newly-elected members of the House GOP leadership at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 13, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Boehner: ‘We’re Going To Fight The President Tooth And Nail’ On Immigration

President Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.

11/14/2014

File photo of the Capitol Building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House On Track To Easily Pass Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Bill

The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow.

11/14/2014

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks at U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) election night event on Nov. 4, 2014 in Louisville, Ky. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Paul: Dems’ Midterm Struggles Represent ‘An Epic Failure Of The Clintons’

Even before the polls had closed on Election Day, Republicans had shifted their focus to 2016 and the party’s top target: Hillary Rodham Clinton.

11/05/2014

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks as his wife Elaine Chao looks on during an election rally at Bluegrass Airport on Nov. 3, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘This Is A Chance To Begin To Save This Country’

Public campaigning gives way to the privacy of the voting booth today with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake.

11/04/2014

File photo of voting booths. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dems Rush To Save Suddenly Vulnerable Incumbents

Desperate Democrats are rushing to save suddenly vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit victories, amid fresh signs of Republican momentum less than a week before the midterm elections.

10/29/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama jokes with her husband (not seen) as they take part in a service project to commemorate the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance at the Inspired Teaching School in Washington on Sept. 11, 2014. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Dems Clamoring For First Lady To Campaign With Them As They Avoid Appearing With President

A month before critical midterm elections, Michelle Obama is putting her popularity and influence to the test, trying to help elect Democratic candidates and give her husband a fighting chance to complete his agenda.

10/03/2014

File photo of Capitol Hill building. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Dem, GOP Leaders Promise Action To Prevent Another Government Shutdown

Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders promise action to prevent a government shutdown while holding votes aimed at defining the parties for the fall campaign.

09/07/2014

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