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Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks at a press conference prior to the first vote on gun reform in the U.S. Senate surrounded by members of families of victims of gun violence at the U.S. Capitol on April 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Schumer: ‘Another Gang Of Eight’ Will Look To Set Rules On How Leaks About Gov’t Secrets Are Investigated

Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday a group of eight senators will look at setting rules on how leaks about government secrets are investigated.

05/27/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Okla. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review.

05/23/2013

President Barack Obama arrives at the White House in Washington on May 5, 2013 upon his return from Columbus, Ohio. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

AP: Obama ‘Owes’ Hispanic Voters Following Re-Election Campaign

This may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. After years of gridlock, there are ideas whizzing all around Washington.

05/06/2013

File photo of Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rubio: Immigration Bill Will ‘Struggle To Pass’ In Senate

Sen. Marco Rubio has some serious doubts as to whether the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill will hold up in the House or the Senate.

05/02/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

GOP Faces Senate Recruitment Woes In Key States

Republicans are struggling to recruit strong U.S. Senate candidates in states where the party has the best chances to reclaim the majority in Washington.

04/27/2013

The House has passed a huge stopgap spending bill to keep the government open through the end of September, sidestepping any threat of a government shutdown. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill To Fund Government Operations Sails Through House Vote, Obama Set To Sign Into Law

The House has passed a huge stopgap spending bill to keep the government open through the end of September, sidestepping any threat of a government shutdown.

03/21/2013

File photo of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan. (credit: Getty Images)

Ryan: New GOP Budget Resembles Last Year’s Plan

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said Wednesday that the balanced-budget blueprint he’s releasing next week will look a lot like the plan Republicans passed last year.

03/06/2013

File photo of Rep. George Miller of California. (credit: Getty Images)

Miller: Turning Schools Into Armed Fortresses Not The Answer Post-Newtown

The top Democrat on the House education committee says any discussion about school safety needs to be coupled with “common sense strategies to keep guns out of the hands of those who intend harm.”

02/27/2013

File photo of an NRA rally supporting the Second Amendment. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Biden to Dems: Don’t Let Politics Foil Gun Control

When Democrats in 1994 passed an assault-weapons ban, then lost control of both the House and Senate months later, members of both parties said it was no coincidence.

02/07/2013

File photo of Tea Party Express Chairperson Amy Kremer. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

New PAC Stirs GOP Rivalries, Renewed Tea Party Angst

Republicans’ struggles to redefine their party are intensifying, as tea party insurgents and establishment Republicans vie to control congressional primaries, and GOP leaders try to expand their focus beyond the deficit.

02/05/2013

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