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Sen. John McCain Likely To Seek Re-Election

The 78-year-old Arizona Republican says he’s leaning towards seeking a sixth term in 2016.

01/09/2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. Boehner discussed priorities of the new U.S. Congress, and the recent attack in Paris during his remarks.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

House GOP Tries To Regroup After Divisive Speaker Vote

House Republicans began the new Congress with old divisions on display Wednesday, bitter fallout from a failed rebellion against Speaker John Boehner.

01/07/2015

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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

A view of the U.S. Capitol Building's Rotunda after a vote on Capitol Hill on Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Averts Shutdown Fears; Fights Over Nominees

Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama’s nominees, and several Republicans blamed tea party-backed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for creating an opening for the outgoing majority party to exploit.

12/13/2014

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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

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Poll: Nearly 90 Percent Of Americans Don’t Believe Obama, GOP Can Work Together

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.

12/10/2014

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Hagel Says ‘No Major Difference’ With Obama

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he and President Barack Obama had “no major differences” that led to Hagel’s resignation.

12/04/2014

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Schumer To Dems: Make Government Help Workers

The Senate Democrats’ top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americans want a robust government that will promote education access, labor bargaining rights, progressive taxes and more.

11/25/2014

Dana Perino, the former spokeswoman for George W. Bush  in the White House and Fox News co-host, said “Republicans are really boxed in” on President Obama’s executive amnesty, and that his actions are easily within the law. (Photo by Chris McKay/Getty Images)

Dana Perino: Obama’s Executive Actions On Immigration Are Lawful

Dana Perino, the former spokeswoman for George W. Bush in the White House and Fox News co-host, said “Republicans are really boxed in” on President Obama’s executive amnesty, and that his actions are easily within the law.

11/21/2014

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

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