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GOP: Obama ignored message of midterm thumping

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:04pm
"He ignores the fact that the country has elected a Congress that favors smaller government," he says.
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Obama 2015: Back to the future

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:52pm
The president reprises unifying language from his famous 2004 speech.
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What he said, what he meant

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:23pm
Obama has messages for his GOP and Democratic critics.
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2015 State of the Union fact check

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:52pm
With such high political stakes comes the allure to stretch the facts.
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Dems add climate to Keystone mix

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:50pm
Democrats will get their symbolic votes on climate change science in the Keystone XL Pipeline bill.
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White House trolls the press corps with tan suit tweet

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:36pm
The White House also included the hashtag "#YesWeTan."
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Paul seeks corporate tax deal with Obama

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:59pm
He hopes it might emerge as an area of common ground with President Barack Obama.
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Rep. Steve King decries 'deportable' in Michelle Obama's balcony

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:36pm
He has been a vocal opponent of the president's executive action on immigration.
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Ernst's response: Congress is 'back to work'

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:09pm
"We heard the message you sent in November -- loud and clear."
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The SOTU guest: Cuban dissident or celebrity chef?

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:08pm
Lawmakers hope to upstage Obama with well-chosen guests.
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Obama: 'Shadow of crisis has passed'

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:31pm
He conveys his continued dedication to "middle-class economics."
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House leaders sticking with abortion bill

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:20pm
House Republican leadership will forward with a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks, despite opposition.
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Bush courts D.C. lobbyists

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:06pm
His allies are being asked to raise $50,000 each for the likely 2016 hopeful.
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Crazy for Cruz

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 4:58pm
South Carolina tea party activists love him, but is that enough in 2016?
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Obama to visit Selma on Bloody Sunday

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:25pm
The president plans to mark the 50th anniversary of civil rights activists' march to Montgomery, Alabama.
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Reid returns to Senate

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 1:49pm
Minority Leader Harry Reid made his long-awaited return to the Senate on Tuesday after enduring a painful New Year's Day exercise accident.
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The States of Our Union ... Are Not All Strong

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 1:29pm
Our second annual ranking.
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Reid vet Zac Petkanas to Media Matters

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:45am
Zac Petkanas, the former communications director for Sen. Harry Reid and Wendy Davis, has joined the liberal watchdog group Media Matters For America, the organization will announce later today.
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Rep. Lee says she's not angling for Havana post

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:24am
A news report stated she had a "gentlewoman's agreement" with Obama to put her in Cuba.
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House Dems to hold meetings looking at governing rules

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:17am
The discussions could expose divisions within the caucus between long-serving and more newly elected members.
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