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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


McConnell blasts veto threat, asks Obama to work with GOP

Sen. Mitch McConnell kicked off his new role as majority leader Wednesday by holding out hope for compromise with Democrats on some of the nation's toughest issues,... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015


White House says it will veto bill to approve Keystone oil pipeline

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Keystone... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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GOP takes charge as new Congress convenes

Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015


Obama, congressional leaders to meet next week

A White House official says President Barack Obama will meet with the new congressional leadership next week. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015


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