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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


Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to Cuba

Tempering his historic Cuba policy shift with a dose of realism, President Barack Obama said Friday that change may not come quickly to the communist island. He... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to stop coal rules

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama's coal plant regulations, saying a White... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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113th Congress ends with more fights than feats

The tempestuous 113th Congress has limped out of Washington for the last time, capping two years of modest and infrequent legislating that was overshadowed by partisan... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014


Keystone pipeline to top Senate agenda next year

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January. The issue could set up an early 2015 veto... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014


Poll: Half of Republicans back limits on carbon

When Republicans take control of Congress next month, top on their agenda will be undoing environmental regulations they claim will harm the economy, chief among them... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014


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