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The importance of being Ernst

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:39am
The just-elected Iowa senator aims to be a player in 2016.
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Homeland Security funding on the brink

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:38am
As Congress fights over immigration, top Republicans are increasingly unworried about missing DHS' February deadline.
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Big shakeup at RNC digital operation

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:01pm
Its top digital official is set to leave for a rival data operation tied to the Koch Brothers.
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GOP lawmakers confront DeMint over ratings

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:06pm
Conservatives accuse his group of being too harsh on them.
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Term limits for committee posts struggle to find Democratic support

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:04pm
"I was wondering where the supporters were," Rep. Jerry Nadler says.
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The drone defender

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:19pm
Meet the lawyer fighting for freer skies, one lawsuit at a time.
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Jammin' the White House

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:19pm
The Secret Service is already at work preventing drone attacks. But is it good enough?
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Letter from Delhi: Out of sight

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:35pm
Delhi is a city of nearly 18 million people. You'd never know it from what the president got to see.
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Dems: Hillary willing to testify before Benghazi panel

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:21pm
But Chairman Trey Gowdy says the committee first needs additional documents from the State Department.
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Pence's perils on Obamacare

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:00pm
Governors with 2016 hopes struggle with Medicaid expansion.
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Obama to seek defense boost to battle terrorism

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:57pm
The plan is a $38 billion increase from the current year's budget.
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Lynch to defend Obama on immigration

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:43pm
The attorney general nominee will concede that the president can't grant blanket "amnesty."
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Huckabee complains of 'trashy' women at Fox News

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:27pm
"In the South, or in the Midwest, there in Iowa, you would not have people who would just throw the F-bomb," he says.
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How Democrats killed Obama's college savings plan

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:52pm
Nancy Pelosi and Chris Van Hollen were key opponents of a tax on 529 plans.
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Bill Clinton suggests nickname 'Adam' if wife becomes president

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:27pm
He discusses a possible run by Hillary with Rachael Ray.
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Russian news agency tied to N.Y. spy ring

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:59pm
TASS was the organization that worked with Russian spies who were nabbed by the FBI this week.
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The drumbeat of war does not lead to successful diplomacy

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:32pm
Opinion: Iran is dedicated to maintaining our rights under the Non-Proliferation Treaty while addressing the concerns of the international community.
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Michelle Obama's uncovered head draws Saudi Twitter critique

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:10pm
They chastise the first lady for being disrespectful to Saudi traditions.
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Voice Media Group eyeing sale

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:17pm
The Voice Media Group -- owner of alternative weeklies like The Village Voice and LA Weekly -- said Tuesday that it was exploring possible merger-and-acquisition options, including the sale of its publications.
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White House drone was flown by federal employee

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:31pm
The worker, who was not named, voluntarily reported that he had been flying the drone.
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