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House approves $694 million border security measure

The Republican-led House of Representatives voted 223-189 Friday night for legislation authorizing $694 million to deal with the influx of unaccompanied Central American children crossing into…

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Obama: US used torture after 911 attacks

President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States "crossed a line" and tortured al Qaeda detainees after the 9/11 terror attacks.

The comments at a White House news conference…

Obama speaks to reporters 8-1-14

Senate approves money for Israel's Iron Dome

Divided on other issues, U.S. lawmakers united in support of Israel on Friday with the Senate approving another $225 million for the Iron Dome missile defense system.

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Defense grills witness in ex-Virginia governor's trial

A defense lawyer is attacking the credibility of the key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife.

Attorney says Maureen McDonnell developed crush on Williams

Book says Clinton blamed husband's infidelity on abuse as child

Hillary Clinton told an interviewer in 1999 -- the year after the Monica Lewinsky scandal rocked Bill Clinton's presidency -- that the president's infidelity issues stemmed from his abusive…

Hillary Clinton testifies on Benghazi attack

Cantor leaving Congress later this month

Eric Cantor will be leaving Congress earlier than expected -- the former House majority leader whose primary defeat less than two months ago rocked the Republican Party says he'll resign…

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U.S. Rep. Cantor to resign August 18

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.

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Poll: Percentage who say economy's 'good' on the rise

Most Americans still say that the economy's in poor shape. But the percentage who describe economic conditions as good continue to slowly but steadily increase, and now stands at its highest…

Economic conditions poll

Bill Clinton: 'I could have killed' Osama bin Laden

Bill Clinton, just hours before planes crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, reportedly told an audience in Australia that he almost killed Osama bin Laden during his presidency.

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Immigration vote halted

On what was supposed to be the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress.

House Republican leaders called off a vote Thursday on their $659 million emergency response to the…

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CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee

CIA Director John Brennan apologized to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday and admitted the agency spied on computers used by its staffers who prepared an investigation of the…

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Rolex passed among jurors in McDonnell corruption trial

A key witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified that he made a mistake when he bought a Rolex watch for the governor at the first lady's request.

Bush writes book about Bush

For George W. Bush, this project is personal. The 43rd president of the United States has written a book about his father, who happens to be the nation's 41st president.

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Walker's bargaining rights law upheld by state Supreme Court

Republican Gov. Scott Walker scored a big victory Thursday after the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the collective bargaining rights law that angered public employees but rocketed Walker into…

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House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the…

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Senate passes bill to overhaul VA

The Senate on Thursday night easily approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The measure that won overwhelming House approval a day earlier now goes to…

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Oops. Senate makes $2 billion error

Senators trying to mount a head-on battle with the House over highway funding may have doomed their own bill with a $2 billion mistake.

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CIA interrogation report could be released next week

A Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing the CIA's controversial interrogation and detention program following the 9/11 terror attacks could be released to the public as soon as next…

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Bergdahl to be questioned soon about capture

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will meet next week with the general who's looking into how the now-freed prisoner of war was captured by the Taliban in 2009, the Army and his attorney said.

Attorney…

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House approves bill to overhaul VA

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. House approves filing lawsuit against president

VA Medical Center
Capitol shot at night

House approves $694 million border security...

Obama speaks to reporters 8-1-14

Obama: US used torture after 911 attacks

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Senate approves money for Israel's Iron Dome

Attorney says Maureen McDonnell developed crush on Williams

Defense grills witness in ex-Virginia...

Hillary Clinton testifies on Benghazi attack

Book says Clinton blamed husband's infidelity...

Eric Cantor

Cantor leaving Congress later this month

Eric Cantor

U.S. Rep. Cantor to resign August 18

Economic conditions poll

Poll: Percentage who say economy's 'good' on...

Bill Clinton at financial summit 2012

Bill Clinton: 'I could have killed' Osama bin...

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Immigration vote halted

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CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee

Rolex passed among jurors in McDonnell...

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Bush writes book about Bush

Scott Walker Wisconsin Governor

Walker's bargaining rights law upheld by state...

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House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

VA Medical Center

Senate passes bill to overhaul VA

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Oops. Senate makes $2 billion error

CIA Headquarters Langley Virginia

CIA interrogation report could be released next...

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Bergdahl to be questioned soon about capture

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House approves bill to overhaul VA

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