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Senate GOP blocks bill on contraception coverage

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections,... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Liberals assessing 2016 race as Hillary Clinton weighs bid

As Hillary Rodham Clinton promotes her book, liberals in the Democratic Party are elbowing into the 2016 presidential conversation, pitching a populist message on the... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Democrats seek political edge in contraception ruling

Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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House GOP slashes IRS tax enforcement budget by $1.2 billion

The GOP-controlled House has slashed the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves... Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Boehner, McConnell blast Obama border request

Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now... Read more »

July 10, 2014

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