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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and a pending deadline to fund the government or... Read more »

July 5, 2015


Pope in US to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants

Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and become the first pope to address the... Read more »

June 30, 2015


Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes

Groups trying to curb the partisan sculpting of House districts are hoping their Supreme Court victory will prompt more states to create independent commissions to... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Religious liberty is rallying cry after gay marriage ruling

Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of... Read more »

June 29, 2015


VA says it faces $2.5 billion budget shortfall a year after scandal

The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday it faces a budget shortfall of more than $2.5 billion, mainly because of increased demand by veterans for health care,... Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Obama health care law survives second Supreme Court fight

The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have... Read more »

June 25, 2015


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