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Some Liberals And Tea Partiers Unite To Oppose Trade Deals

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 4:06pm

Environmentalists, union members and consumer advocates demonstrated against trade negotiators Monday. In an interesting political twist, many Tea Party Republicans agree with the liberal activists.

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How Washington's Odd Couple Transformed Welfare

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:54pm

The new book The Professor and the President looks back at how Daniel Patrick Moynihan pushed the Nixon White House to embrace a relatively liberal welfare plan.

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Republicans Call Ongoing 'Bridgegate' Investigation A Political Witch-Hunt

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:31pm

A new report says there's no evidence that Gov. Chris Christie knew about lane closures at the George Washington Bridge in advance. But Democrats say there are still unanswered questions about what the governor knew.

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U.S. Boosts Security At Facilities Ahead Of Torture Report's Release

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 1:54pm

The White House says the report "could lead to a greater risk" to U.S. facilities and individuals around the world, but that the president supported the Senate's release scheduled for Tuesday.

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A Fleeting Peek At The Prince And The President

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:57am

Prince William visited with President Obama in the Oval Office Monday, where reporters were privy to inaudible small talk.

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Democratic Mayors Back Obama's Immigration Plan, Citing Economic Benefits

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:23am

Some 20 U.S. mayors meeting in New York hope to persuade some 4 million undocumented residents to come forward and apply for deferred action.

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Landrieu's Loss Flips Lingering Holdout Of Democrats' 'Solid South'

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:57am

In her runoff against Republican Bill Cassidy, incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu, D.-La., didn't just lose — she was walloped. The win gave the GOP complete dominance of the Deep South in the Senate.

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Their Senate, Their Rules: GOP May Allow Blocking Of Nominees Again

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:57am

A year after Democratic Senators invoked a "nuclear option" to stop GOP filibusters of confirmation votes, Republicans are debating whether to switch back. Some say they're sick of the fighting.

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Their Senate, Their Rules: GOP May Allow Blocking Of Nominees Again

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:57am

A year after Democratic Senators invoked a "nuclear option" to stop GOP filibusters of confirmation votes, Republicans are debating whether to switch back. Some say they're sick of the fighting.

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Congress Clashes Over Release Of CIA Torture Report

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 1:46am

Senate Democrats plan to release a long-withheld torture report this week, but the State Department wants more delay because of feared repercussions — both at home and overseas.

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Congress Clashes Over Release Of CIA Torture Report

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 1:45am

Senate Democrats plan to release a long-withheld torture report this week, but the State Department wants more delay because of feared repercussions — both at home and overseas.

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