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Senate Ethics Committee loses top staffer to Boeing

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 5:13pm
John Sassaman has been appointed as ethics director for the Government Operations program.
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Reid makes push for nominees

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:04pm
If they hold their caucus together, Democrats can unilaterally approve several Obama picks.
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Ann Compton: Obama gave press 'hell' in 'profanity-laced' tirade

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:02pm
Compton: Obama gave press 'hell'
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Warren: Put a lock on Wall Street's revolving door

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:49pm
She is using Antonio Weiss' nomination to stir a debate in her party.
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Women leaders meet after historic year at polls

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:18pm
Nearly a dozen lawmakers from both parties agree the progress has been positive, but not enough.
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Conservatives, Democrats tussle over contraceptives in spending bill

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:01pm
Conservatives ask party leaders for a provision that could let companies duck contraceptive coverage in Obamacare.
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IG: Billions lost to potential child tax credit fraud

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:58am
The IRS paid out at least $5.9 billion in improper payments of the additional child tax credit in 2013.
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Paul: Ex-aide Benton will play role in future plans

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:55am
Sen. Rand Paul says Jesse Benton, a former aide recently by scandal, will be involved in his political future, which is likely to include a presidential campaign.
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Terrorism insurance talks break down

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:43am
Republicans are already blaming Sen. Elizabeth Warren for this.
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Bloomberg taps Micklethwait to replace Winkler as EIC

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:37am
Bloomberg LP has tapped John Micklethwait, the editor-in-chief of The Economist, to replace founding editor Matthew Winkler as he assumes a new role as editor-in-chief emeritus, the company announced on Tuesday.
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Senate report: CIA misled public, Bush on use of torture

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:17am
The report finds the "Enhanced Interrogation Techniques" program escaped effective scrutiny.
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Gruber: I'm not 'the architect' of Obamacare

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:37am
Also: "It was inexcusable that I tried to appear smarter by insulting others."
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Meghan McCain's show canceled

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 6:25am
The final episode of "TakePart Live" will air before the end of 2014.
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Rape, reporting and regret

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 5:33am
Simon says Rolling Stone had a blockbuster -- until it fell apart.
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Big Labor eyes Hillary warily

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 5:32am
Union leaders vow they won't be taken for granted in 2016.
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Surgeon general nominee likely to get vote

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:15am
Opposition had coalesced against Vivek Murthy on the subject of guns.
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The secret GOP tech summit to plot 2016

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:59pm
The all-day meeting attracted about 40 of the right's biggest names.
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On Colbert: An Obama coup

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:32pm
In a bit of scripted comedy, the president finishes his host's monologue.
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Microsoft CEO in D.C. for immigration, patents

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:48pm
Satya Nadella continues to build relationships with GOP meetings.
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Don't call it a shutdown

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:27pm
The budget deal hits a speed bump. A small one.
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