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2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush Alliance Sours In GOP Primary Faceoff

Ties between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying as the Republican presidential campaign picks up.

04/18/2015

Chris Van Hollen Speaking

Some Democrats Eyeing GOP’s ‘Never Compromise’ Motto

Republicans from sharply conservative House districts have won recent elections by promising to “never compromise,” and now some Democrats are eyeing the same motto for their primaries.

03/24/2015

Obama Speaking

Obama: ‘Some Members Of Congress Want To Make Common Cause With Hardliners In Iran’

Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves office. The White House denounced the GOP’s latest effort to undercut the international negotiations as a “rush to war.”

03/09/2015

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Congress Tries 1-Week Bill To Keep Homeland Security Open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress struggled late into the night Friday to avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties worked to outmaneuver House conservatives furious that the legislation […]

02/27/2015

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal . ( File photo. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Jindal To GOP Congress: ‘Grow A Spine’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: “Grow a spine.”

02/26/2015

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker. (File photo. Credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Gov. Walker: Protesters Prepared Me To Confront Global Terrorism

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world.

02/26/2015

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Poll: 58 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Meet With Netanyahu

Most Americans say it was inappropriate for House Speaker John Boehner to invite Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the U.S. Congress, but a majority also believe President Barack Obama should still meet the Israeli leader.

02/12/2015

Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus say they’re planning to skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Mar. 3 speech to Congress, calling it a “disrespectful” political move made by Republicans. (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

Congressional Black Caucus Members Line Up Against ‘Disrespectful’ Netanyahu Speech

Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus say they’re planning to skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Mar. 3 speech to Congress, calling it a “disrespectful” political move made by Republicans.

02/11/2015

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) talks with reporters . (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Second Defeat For GOP On Homeland, Immigration Bill

Senate Republicans put Democrats on record for a second time Wednesday against legislation combining Homeland Security funding with rollbacks of President Barack Obama’s immigration policies.

02/04/2015

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: Republicans ‘Posturing For The Right Wing Of Their Party’

To hear congressional Republicans tell it, Democrats are so eager to grant work permits to immigrants in the U.S. illegally that they’d risk funding for the Homeland Security Department to do it. Democrats counter that it’s Republicans who are jeopardizing the Homeland Security budget in their zeal to deport immigrants brought here illegally as children.

02/04/2015

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