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White House drops plan to scale back college savings plans

The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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House GOP moves toward possible lawsuit on immigration

House Republicans are moving toward authorizing a potential lawsuit against President Barack Obama on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner announced Tuesday, as the... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015


Conservatives take credit for derailing border security bill

With inclement weather grounding planes across the country Monday, GOP leaders pulled a border security bill from the floor schedule this week, citing the weather and... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015


Obama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected by country's instability

President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, as influential lawmakers from both parties suggested the U.S. may need to... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015


VP Joe Biden: More access to higher ed needed in new US economy

Vice President Joe Biden on Friday pushed the president's proposal to make two years of community college free, saying the move would help ensure the rebound of the... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015


Obama to pass on meeting Israel's Netanyahu during Washington visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015


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