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After Solyndra Loss, U.S. Energy Loan Program Turning A Profit

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:03pm

The federal government lost hundreds of millions of dollars when solar panel maker Solyndra and car company Fisker went bankrupt. Now the loan program has made up for early losses and is in the black.

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Mitch McConnell's Mission: Making The Senate Work Again

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 4:44pm

Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell has wanted to be Senate majority leader since grade school. Now, as he starts his sixth term in office, he'll finally get his wish.

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As U.S. Leads Growth, It Wants Others To Step Up

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 4:01pm

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has a message for the leaders of other advanced economies: You have to shape up! The global economy is relying too heavily on just the United States for growth.

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Congress' Newest Members Come To Washington

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:42pm

The newly elected members of Congress arrived in Washington today to begin orientation for their new jobs.

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At The Supreme Court, Tracing A Fine Line Between Politics And Race

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:42pm

On Wednesday, the Justices took up a redistricting case from Alabama that explores the question of which kinds of political gerrymandering are acceptable and which are not.

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