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Religious liberty is rallying cry after gay marriage ruling

Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of... Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Republican-led Congress hands Obama major win on trade

In a triumph of divided government, the Republican-controlled Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was long-sought by President Barack Obama but... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Lawmakers move from Confederate flag debate to grieving

Having agreed to consider removing the Confederate flag from South Carolina's Statehouse, lawmakers are now saying goodbye to a beloved black colleague whose slaying... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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South Carolina lawmakers overwhelmingly vote to debate Confederate flag

South Carolina lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to consider removing the Confederate flag from their Statehouse grounds and other politicians took aim at Civil... Read more »

June 23, 2015

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After Charleston shootings, gun curbs dormant in Congress

This week's slaughter of nine people in a South Carolina church left prospects that Congress will curb guns right where they've been for years — remote for now,... Read more »

June 20, 2015

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House revives Obama's trade agenda

Working closely with the White House, the Republican-controlled House revived President Barack Obama's trade agenda on Thursday, voting to strengthen his hand in... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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