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Tea Party

Common Core a Huge Hurdle to Education Deal

Re­pub­lic­ans and Demo­crats are in rare agree­ment that there is a deal to be had on sweep­ing edu­ca­tion le­gis­la­tion. But first they face the …

White House preps expansive online privacy bill

The White House is preparing to send a sweeping online privacy proposal to Congress that would restrict how companies like Google and Facebook handle consumer data while greatly expanding the power of the Federal Trade Commission to police abuses — ideas that are likely to incite strong opposition …

Privacy

State Dept. officials meet with House Benghazi panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — State Department officials met Wednesday with a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, a day after the panel's Republican chairman complained about resistance from the Obama administration and vowed to "ratchet up" his inquiry.<p>The meeting …

U.S. Dept. of State

Senate Near Finish Line on Keystone XL

The Senate’s weeks-long reintroduction to regular order on the Keystone XL pipeline bill could be over as soon as Thursday.<p>After moving through more …

Keystone XL

Republicans Look to Gain on Obama's Education Blunder

On Tuesday, President Obama dropped his proposal to reform popular college savings plans. On Wednesday, Republicans wouldn’t let him hear the end of …

Mitch McConnell
Death Row

Diminished in Congress and many states, Dems weigh future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats are in retreat in more ways than one this week.<p>As Democratic senators gather in Baltimore to talk strategy and lick election wounds, their party faces diminished powers in Congress, GOP dominance in many states and a shrinking pool of potential candidates …

David Price

Can Hillary Clinton step out of Bill's NAFTA shadow?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Two decades later, Hillary Clinton is still haunted by the ghosts of NAFTA.<p>Labor unions and liberal activists are preparing to highlight free trade — an issue central to Bill and Hillary Clinton's political brand in the early 1990s — if she opts to run for president in …

Bernie Sanders

Greek PM Samaras forced into U-turn as Syriza closes in on election victory

With two weeks until Greece votes, Antonis Samaras needs a miracle to defeat Alexis Tsipras’s radical left party, say pollsters<p>With elections barely two weeks away and every poll against him, Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras began to sing from a different hymn sheet this weekend, focusing on …

Europe

Merkel presses Putin to exert influence on Ukraine rebels | DW | 11.01.2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement on Saturday that she was willing to attend a summit with the heads of state of France, Russia and …

Russia

U.S. Supreme Court to weigh new religious rights case | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will take up a new religious rights case when it considers whether a town in Arizona discriminated against a local church by forcing it to remove signs notifying the public of its worship services.<p>Actors, portraying Joseph (R), Mary (C) with …

U.S. Supreme Court