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Monster of a fall awaits Congress after summer break

As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Congress heads off on vacation, putting off messy decisions

Congress is heading out for a five-week summer recess in anything but a cheerful vacation mood, leaving behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a... Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch

Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before the deadline for a cutoff of... Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Sen. Cruz takes on more traditional GOP target: the IRS

After a week of fighting with other Republicans, Sen. Ted Cruz is taking on a more traditional GOP target: the IRS. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Boehner calls challenge by Republican 'no big deal'

House Speaker John Boehner brushed aside a challenge to his tenure on Wednesday as the work of a lone dissident Republican amounting to "no big deal." Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Conservative move against Boehner a sign of discontent

An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent... Read more »

July 29, 2015

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