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Why Senate Democrats Believe Populism Will Win Back Their Majority

Party strategists think opposing free-trade deals can demonstrate Democratic candidates' independence from President Obama while winning over working-class voters.

Obama's Trade Headache Continues

Everybody's playing hard to get as the White House lobby shop goes into overdrive.

Washington's Interest in Precision Drugs is Innovation, Not Cost

As House, Senate, and White House attention shifts toward biomedical innovation, the high cost of specialty drugs remains unaddressed.

Republicans Put Big-Time Medicare Overhaul On The Shelf

Partially privatizing Medicare has been a long-time Republican goal, but they hesitated in their first budget since taking control of Congress.

Wanted: Millennial Candidates for Congress

A new group seeks to recruit and train young candidates for Congress to affect change in Washington. But it's up against steep odds.

The Meltdown of a For-Profit College Behemoth

Corinthian's abrupt closure was devastating for thousands of students. But the demise is ultimately good news for higher education.

Hillary Clinton Just Told Immigration Activists What They Wanted to Hear

Immigration groups want Clinton to preserve her predecessor's executive actions if she's elected president. On Tuesday, she said she'd go further.

Republicans May Offer Short-Term Extension of Patriot Act

A standoff over overhauling the NSA's surveillance authorities is getting wrapped up in a broader Senate fight about Iran, highway funding, and an international trade deal.

Louie Gohmert Gets Why Some Texans Are Worried About a Military Takeover

The Texas congressman is joining others in his state calling for the Pentagon to alter the Jade Helm 15 military exercises.

McConnell Moves to End Iran Debate

Majority leader wanted to "move quickly" after controversial amendments forced delay.

Is the Pentagon Messing With Texas?

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is making sure the military isn't taking over his state. 

Did Mayweather-Pacquiao Change Politics Forever?

Livestreaming apps Periscope and Meerkat lit up the Internet during the weekend's fight, perhaps proving they're here to stay.

Mike Huckabee Enters Presidential Race Wielding a Different Kind of 'Hope'

The former Arkansas governor begins his presidential race with long odds, but with a strategy for broader appeal.

Which Is the Better Populist Message: Class Mobility or Income Inequality?

According to a new poll, Americans care more about advancing the middle and working classes than closing the income gap.

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