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The Pentagon's new fiscal cliff

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:54pm
Spending has been tied up for years over the larger budget debate about taxes and entitlements.
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Top McConnell aide leaving the Hill

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:12pm
John Ashbrook wil exit.
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Democrats to Boehner: Postpone Netanyahu speech

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:59pm
"Our relationship with Israel is too important to use as a pawn in political gamesmanship," they write.
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Pence: State-run media site not happening

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:09pm
The Indiana governor says he didn't know about a memo detailing plans for a state-run news site.
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Bickering continues on Benghazi panel

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:08pm
Bipartisan battles continue over the chairman's vision for the committee.
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Boeing to replace Air Force One

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:19pm
The costs associated with the decision aren't clear.
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Romney: Marriage is one answer to poverty

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:50pm
In a speech at Mississippi State University he also took aim at Hillary Clinton.
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Andrew Sullivan to quit blogging

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:38pm
Andrew Sullivan, the last celebrity blogger, in the traditional sense, announced Wednesday that he plans to "stop blogging in the near future."
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'Meet the Press' names John Reiss EP

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:47pm
John Reiss, who for five months has served as acting executive producer on NBC's "Meet the Press," has officially been promoted to executive producer, SVP Alex Wallace announced in a memo to staff on Wednesday.
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Cruz offers rare praise of an Obama

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:42pm
He thanks first lady Michelle Obama for not covering her head while visiting Saudi Arabia.
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House leaders may boot dissenters from whip team

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:37pm
It's yet another sign that top Republicans are looking to ostracize troublemakers.
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Rand Paul: I'd shoot a drone out of the sky

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:48am
In a Snapchat interview with CNN, he says drones should only be used "according to the Constitution."
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Poll: Fix, don't unravel, Obamacare

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:39am
The American public would rather see Congress fix Obamacare than allow it to unravel in the Supreme Court.
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'I will be Loretta Lynch'

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:02am
Republicans enraged at Obama's actions were preparing to make Lynch's confirmation battle a broader war.
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Hannity, puzzled, quizzes Palin on Iowa speech

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:47am
He notes that "a lot of people" had criticized Palin's appearance, even her strongest supporters.
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ACLU moves to block return of 'torture report' to Hill

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:20am
Group asks judge to stop Burr's bid to prevent release of full interrogation review
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Obamacare advocates refine their pitch to millennials

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:41am
The approach now is quieter, better targeted and more local, according to advocates.
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FTC sees privacy threats in the 'Internet of Things'

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:40am
The agency warns about new devices collecting reams of personal information from users.
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SCOTUS filibuster trial balloon goes bust

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:40am
"I certainly would not support further limiting the rights of senators," says GOP Sen. Susan Collins.
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Koch donors give Rubio early nod

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:40am
The straw poll at a donor summit rates five GOP hopefuls.
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