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GOP focus for Congress: Cut deficit, don't stumble

In the first Republican-dominated Congress to confront President Barack Obama, GOP leaders will focus on bolstering the economy and cutting the budget — and oh... Read more »

Jan. 3, 2015

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Harry Reid suffers broken ribs, bones in accident

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid broke several ribs and facial bones when a piece of exercise equipment snapped at his Nevada home Thursday, causing the lawmaker to... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2015

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Lesson for Cruz — Politics are a team sport

The lame duck experience of Sen. Ted Cruz derailed early efforts of incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and allowed Democrats to make last-minute... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate — in 2016

Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill come January. But a much tougher election... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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Congress finishes up, its members still grumbling

The 113th Congress began its turbulent life two years ago battling over whether to help Superstorm Sandy victims. They did, eventually. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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