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Law firm finalizing plans to buy McBee Strategic

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 1:57pm
The drama surrounding the future of the lobbying firm McBee Strategic appears about to be over.
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Senate Ethics Committee picks top investigator

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 1:48pm
Deborah Mayer, a top House investigator, will fill a key Senate vacancy.
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Major Nebraska ruling on Keystone coming tomorrow?

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:02am
Groups fighting the pipeline are preparing to hear a ruling as soon as Friday.
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Omnibus shows Obama losing grip on Pentagon spending

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:58am
It amounts to a more than $3B boost in procurement funding above DOD's ask.
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House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill after week of drama

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:47am
Fifty-seven Democrats crossed the aisle to help pass the measure.
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Dick Cheney to 'Meet the Press'

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 9:27am
He will answer questions about how much the White House knew about the interrogation techniques.
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Durbin: 'Odious provision' would boost Wall St.

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:43am
He slams a measure in the spending bill that would roll back parts of Dodd-Frank.
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Torture psychologist rips report: 'Plain not true'

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:58am
"It's a bunch of hooey," James Mitchell tells Reuters.
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The world's most powerful chef hangs up his apron

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 6:02am
Will Sam Kass' departure imperil Michelle Obama's food agenda?
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Republicans seek to cripple IRS

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 5:33am
The GOP's moves will gut the tax agency, advocates warn.
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D.C. pot fight puts GOP in an awkward spot

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:49pm
Some Republicans, including Rand Paul, worry that the party has gone too far.
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Left pressures White House to follow up on torture

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:37pm
The Obama administration wants to get past the issue now, but there are demands for further investigations and possible prosecutions.
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House lurches toward passing spending bill

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:24pm
After a tense Wednesday, Republicans say they have the votes.
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The CIA Is Still Running Amok

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:17pm
I should know: I wrote the book on an agency gone rogue.
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Snyder, eyeing 2016, to take Detroit success story on the road

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:13pm
The Motor City's emergence from bankruptcy is a huge political win for Michigan's governor.
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How green Is Barack Obama?

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:12pm
Nineteen thinkers on which of his climate moves really matter.
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Dianne Feinstein's Travesty

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:10pm
It isn't an insult to call the CIA report partisan.
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Bye-bye, birdie

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 6:51pm
How this threatened species became a flashpoint in the $1.1 trillion spending bill.
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Cheney on torture report: 'Full of crap'

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 6:33pm
"We did exactly what needed to be done in order to catch those who were guilty on 9/11," he said.
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Judge sets hearing on blocking Obama immigration orders

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:37pm
Arizona sheriff gets court showdown over newly- announced policies on illegal immigrants
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