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Prospect of new Iraq fight turns hawks into doves

The prospect of the U.S. military returning to the fight in Iraq has turned congressional hawks into doves. Read more »

June 17, 2014


Filibuster weakened, Senate OK'ing judges faster

Seven months after curbing filibusters, Democrats are aggressively pushing President Barack Obama's judicial nominees through the Senate, speeding the pace of... Read more »

June 16, 2014


Obama waiting for House GOP to act on immigration

To the frustration of many of his supporters, President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make on his own. He is kicking the issue to... Read more »

June 14, 2014


House, Senate move to improve health care for vets

Congress is moving with what one senator called "lightning speed" to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care. Read more »

June 11, 2014


House votes 421-0 to ensure speedier care for US vets

United and eager to respond to a national uproar, the House overwhelmingly approved legislation Tuesday to make it easier for patients enduring long waits for care at... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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The filibuster is necessary, and the best tool against abuse of power

It can be easy for lawmakers to be frustrated by the difficulty of enacting changes to law under the republican institutions in our democracy. Yet the filibuster may... Read more »

June 10, 2014


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