Mitch McConnell

Cruz vows to speak till he can't against Obamacare

Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday vowed to speak in opposition to President Barack Obama's health care law until he's "no longer able to stand," even... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2013

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Will a government shutdown prove inevitable this time?

Noam Scheiber at the New Republic gives four reasons why a government shutdown might come true this time around. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2013

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Obama pushes for 'limited' action against Syrian forces

Edging toward a punitive strike against Syria, President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing "limited and narrow" action as the administration bluntly accused... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2013

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The richest lawmakers in Congress

The Hill's annual list of the wealthiest members of Congress — with a comparison to their home districts' wealth. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2013

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Senate control hinges on fate of Southern Democrats

Republicans are counting on some Southern comfort to win Senate control next year. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2013

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US extends ban on gems imports from Myanmar

The Obama administration on Wednesday extended a ban on imports of rubies and jade from Myanmar, reflecting worries about the powerful military's continuing... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2013

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