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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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House GOP demotes lawmaker who defied leaders on trade vote; Chaffetz says it was his choice

House Republican leaders have demoted another defiant colleague in their bid to impose party discipline on procedural votes. Read more »

June 22, 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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Republican lawmakers shrug off Pope Francis' climate message

Pope Francis' call for dramatic action on climate change drew a round of shrugs from congressional Republicans on Thursday, while many of the party's presidential... Read more »

June 18, 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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Bipartisan rescue bid for Obama's trade agenda

President Barack Obama's trade agenda appears to be back on track after an extraordinary bipartisan rescue operation mounted in the week since it was derailed in the... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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