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Cruz, on Senate floor, accuses GOP leader McConnell of lying

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has accused Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority leader and his GOP leader, of lying. Read more »

July 24, 2015


McConnell challenges Obama on Iran deal

Backed by Israel, congressional Republicans forcefully challenged President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran on Wednesday as the White House dispatched a... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Senate negotiators reach agreement on 6-year highway bill

Republican and Democratic negotiators in the Senate announced an agreement Tuesday on a six-year highway and transit bill, subject to approval by rank-and-file lawmakers. Read more »

July 21, 2015


Christmas in the Capitol? Congress' to-do list grows

Congress' midsummer to-do list may take until Christmas to clear. Read more »

July 19, 2015


House passes bill to keep highway aid flowing to states

The House passed a bill Wednesday to temporarily shore up funding for transportation programs and prevent a shutdown in highway and transit aid to states at the end of... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Veto struggle with Congress possible over Iran nuclear deal

The Republican-controlled Congress can't block the complex nuclear agreement the Obama administration announced with Iran on Tuesday, but a veto struggle is a virtual... Read more »

July 14, 2015


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