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Victory in Hand, Obama Extends Olive Branch

Barack Obama was elected to a second term as president Tuesday, reassembling the coalition that lifted him to a historic win four years ago and winning at least six of the key battleground states. The Democratic incumbent recei...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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House Committee Votes to Charge Attorney General with Contempt

The House Oversight Committee passed judgment Wednesday on Attorney General Eric Holder, voting along party lines to recommend he be held in contempt by the full House when lawmakers consider the matter on the floor next week. ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Should Lawmakers and White House Have Been Warned of Petraeus Investigation?

When the Petraeus news hit, congressional leaders bemoaned not being notified beforehand. Gwen Ifill talks to Jane Harman, former ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and former Justice Department official Matt...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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What the Supreme Court Decision on Health Care Mean for You

Declared constitutional, the Affordable Care Act will have immediate impact By Lani Luciano | June 29, 2012 Despite today’s drama, the Supreme Court’sdecision to uphold the Affordable Care Act may mean less for the future...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Will cloud of ethics determine D.C. Mayor’s race?

BY RACHEL WELLFORD March 31, 2014 at 2:31 PM EDT A cloud of ethics is once again hanging over a race for mayor of the nation’s capitol. Now, a day before the Democratic primary, which often decides the outcome of Washington, ...
by Michael Cadenhead