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Senate heads toward vote on border bill

A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border was headed for a procedural vote in the Senate Wednesday despite bickering between Democrats and Republicans... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel

Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled Tuesday to seal a $225 million boost to Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans. Lawmakers in both... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Ted Cruz demands answers on FAA flight ban to Israel

Sen. Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Goldwater 2.0

Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation

As hopes dim for bipartisan action in Congress this summer, President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to cooperate while complaining that they have... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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