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Ready, set, showdown: New GOP leader, Obama lining up fights

The new Senate majority leader and President Barack Obama aren't wasting any time setting up showdowns. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015


Obama issues 3 veto threats in 2 days

The White House threatened more vetoes Wednesday against top-priority legislation of the new, Republican-controlled Congress, and GOP leaders said they intend to keep... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015


Obama: 'America's resurgence is real'

Declaring an American economic resurgence, President Barack Obama opened a three-state swing Wednesday aimed at claiming credit for recent growth and blunting the... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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EPA delays rule to cut carbon from new coal power plants

The Obama administration is delaying for months a final rule to control carbon dioxide emissions at new coal-fired power plants. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015


Obama starts 2015 on the upswing, but can it last?

President Barack Obama's approval rating is creeping upward. The economy is growing. And a flurry of aggressive executive actions on domestic and foreign policy have... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015


Obama kicks off pre-State of Union tour with housing move

Seizing on a recent burst of momentum, President Barack Obama kicked off a three-state tour to unveil what the White House is calling "spoilers" from his State of the... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015


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