Obama pushes tax hike on rich to help middle class

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President Obama says he wants to raise taxes on higher-income Americans to pay for lower taxes for the middle class…

US House votes to overturn Obama’s immigration actions

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The Republican-dominated House of Representatives voted Wednesday to overturn President Obama’s key immigration policies…

Republicans takes charge in Congress, run into veto threat

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Republicans took complete control of Congress for the first time in eight years on Tuesday…

House approves $1.1T bill financing government

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Swapping crisis for compromise, the House narrowly approved $1.1 trillion in government-wide spending Thursday night…

U.S.Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel steps down

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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down…

Republicans: Keystone pipeline down, but not out

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Republicans are promising they will resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislationwhen they take control of the U.S. Senate…

Obama, GOP leaders test their will for compromise

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Can President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans really make nice under divided government…

Republicans take Senate in voter rebuke to Obama

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Republicans stormed to power in the U.S. Senate and extended their majority in the House of Representatives…

US Senate main prize for GOP

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The midterm election is all but certain to give opposition Republicans control of both chambers of Congress…

US chamber approves lawsuit against Obama

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U.S. House of Representatives approved a Republican plan to file a lawsuit against President Obama…

US appeals court deals blow to health law

Two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue over President Obama’s health care law…

US stunned by defeat of No. 2 House Republican

Majority Leader Eric Cantor decided Wednesday to surrender his No. 2 leadership post in the U.S. House of Representatives…

Lewinsky speaking up for people trashed online

Monica Lewinsky says there’s no question her boss – Bill Clinton – “took advantage” of her when he was president…

Senate GOP blocks minimum wage boost

Senate Republicans have blocked an election-year Democratic bill that would have raised the federal minimum wage…