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Obama outlining mission to fight Islamic militants

President Barack Obama will outline in an address to the nation Wednesday night an expanded military and political effort to combat Islamic State militants in Syria... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014


Congress coming back after vacation, must act to avoid shutdown

Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014


In Senate races, candidates tackle the blame game

Candidates in the battle for control of the Senate agree: It's the other guy, the other guy's party and — especially — the other guy's party leaders. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014


A potpourri of political questions as summer ends

As summer ends, a potpourri of political questions are rattling around in our heads. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014


Congress' task: Act fast on spending, return home

Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task — act fast to keep the government open and then race home to campaign. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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It's time to fix the United States Senate

Most observers agree: the United States Senate has become dysfunctional — and the public’s perception matches the political reality. The Senate’s... Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014


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