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The State Department Really Doesn’t Want to Break Up Iraq

A decentralized federal system is best for Iraq and for U.S. interests, a State Department official says.

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Vietnam Nuclear Trade Pact, But Tightens Conditions

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez's measure passed in a bipartisan voice vote and limits the U.S.-Vietnam pact to 30 years.

One State Is Being Sued Over Obamacare Politics

A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses Tennessee of denying coverage to low-income patients.

The FCC Is Getting Serious About Enforcing Its Last Remaining Net-Neutrality Rule

The agency threatens to crack down on Internet providers that lie about speed.

Senate Confirms Creedon for NNSA No. 2 Position

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Madelyn Creedon to become the No. 2 official at the National Nuclear Security Administration.

A One-Step Guide to Infuriating an EPA Official

The agency chief touts her staff's work after a Republican accused her committee of kowtowing to a green group.

The VA Is One Step Closer to Getting a New Leader

The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approved Robert McDonald's nomination to lead the scandal-plagued department on Wednesday.

Planes Are Still Being Shot Down in Ukraine

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets were struck down Wednesday , according to the nation's defense ministry.

The Best Twitter Feed in Congress Belongs to Its Longest-Serving Member

Rep. John Dingell: "Staff has now informed me of what a Kardashian is. I'm only left with more questions."

Can a Democrat Win in Georgia?

A victory might lock up control of the Senate for Democrats, but Republicans haven't lost a major race there in over a decade.  

The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing

This year's political environment is shaping up to be nearly as bleak as 2010, and that's ominous news for Senate Democrats.

Israeli Operation in Gaza Won't Strike Lasting Blow Against Hamas, Security Insiders Say

And about two-thirds of the same experts say the president should involve Congress in a nuclear deal with Iran.

Both Parties Looking to Pare Down Obama's Border Funding

Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut Wednesday.

The Border Surge: Is It a 'Crisis' or Not?

Republicans are sure the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America is a major problem. They just can't quite decide what to call it.

U.S. Officials: Russia 'Created the Conditions' for Malaysia Airlines Crash

New intelligence finds no direct link between the air disaster and the Russian government, but it likely won't quell concerns about some association.

Senate Dems Set to Slash Obama's Border-Crisis Request

The Obama administration would get $1 billion less than it's asking for if Senate Democrats get their way.

Obamacare's Road Back to the Supreme Court

With one big loss and one big win on the same day, Obamacare may be headed back to the high court.

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The State Department Really Doesn’t Want to Break Up Iraq

A decentralized federal system is best for Iraq and for U.S. interests, a State Department official says.

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Vietnam Nuclear Trade Pact, But Tightens Conditions

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez's measure passed in a bipartisan voice vote and limits the U.S.-Vietnam pact to 30 years.

One State Is Being Sued Over Obamacare Politics

A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses Tennessee of denying coverage to low-income patients.

The FCC Is Getting Serious About Enforcing Its Last Remaining Net-Neutrality Rule

The agency threatens to crack down on Internet providers that lie about speed.

Senate Confirms Creedon for NNSA No. 2 Position

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Madelyn Creedon to become the No. 2 official at the National Nuclear Security Administration.

A One-Step Guide to Infuriating an EPA Official

The agency chief touts her staff's work after a Republican accused her committee of kowtowing to a green group.

The VA Is One Step Closer to Getting a New Leader

The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approved Robert McDonald's nomination to lead the scandal-plagued department on Wednesday.

Planes Are Still Being Shot Down in Ukraine

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets were struck down Wednesday , according to the nation's defense ministry.

The Best Twitter Feed in Congress Belongs to Its Longest-Serving Member

Rep. John Dingell: "Staff has now informed me of what a Kardashian is. I'm only left with more questions."

Can a Democrat Win in Georgia?

A victory might lock up control of the Senate for Democrats, but Republicans haven't lost a major race there in over a decade.  

The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing

This year's political environment is shaping up to be nearly as bleak as 2010, and that's ominous news for Senate Democrats.

Israeli Operation in Gaza Won't Strike Lasting Blow Against Hamas, Security Insiders Say

And about two-thirds of the same experts say the president should involve Congress in a nuclear deal with Iran.

Both Parties Looking to Pare Down Obama's Border Funding

Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut Wednesday.

The Border Surge: Is It a 'Crisis' or Not?

Republicans are sure the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America is a major problem. They just can't quite decide what to call it.

U.S. Officials: Russia 'Created the Conditions' for Malaysia Airlines Crash

New intelligence finds no direct link between the air disaster and the Russian government, but it likely won't quell concerns about some association.

Senate Dems Set to Slash Obama's Border-Crisis Request

The Obama administration would get $1 billion less than it's asking for if Senate Democrats get their way.

Obamacare's Road Back to the Supreme Court

With one big loss and one big win on the same day, Obamacare may be headed back to the high court.

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