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Trade vote expected Friday; hunt on for Democratic votes

House Republican leaders are looking for more Democratic support ahead of an expected Friday vote on trade legislation, a White House priority, and hope a new... Read more »

June 10, 2015


US to send up to 450 more troops to train Iraqis

President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of up to 450 more U.S. troops to Iraq on Wednesday to advise and assist local forces in an effort to reverse the recent... Read more »

June 10, 2015

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House passes bill for Congress to review Iran nuclear deal

Congress on Thursday sent President Barack Obama a bill to give lawmakers the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran. Read more »

May 14, 2015


House speaker decries 'stupid question' about Amtrak funds

House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that this week's fatal Amtrak crash wasn't caused by a lack of federal funds and mocked a reporter for even asking about it. Read more »

May 14, 2015


Obama: Stereotypes on left, right a hurdle to ending poverty

It wasn't your typical panel discussion: President Barack Obama sat down Tuesday with leading thinkers from the left and right to reflect on poverty, income inequality... Read more »

May 12, 2015


Baltimore riots — perception seems to be black and white

Comments about recent events in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray provide a glimpse at perhaps one of our greatest challenges — perception. In this... Read more »

May 5, 2015


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