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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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Obamacare Architect Apologizes For Remarks On The Law's Passage

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:45pm

In a video, economist Jonathan Gruber says "the stupidity of the American voter" was key to the law's passage. He has apologized, but critics say his remarks are an admission of intentional deceit.

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In Alaska's Senate Race, Republican Sullivan Upsets Incumbent

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:13am

The late call in Alaska's vote is due to a close margin on Election Day and the time required to collect all the ballots from the state's far-flung polling places.

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