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Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases

Justice Department says voting laws in Ohio and Wisconsin discriminate against minorities

Updated 01 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash after putting ideology over ethanol support

Updated 04 minutes, 33 seconds ago

Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

Suing the president: Divided House OKs GOP plan for lawsuit claiming Obama exceeded powers

Updated 04 minutes, 53 seconds ago

Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

Vacation in sight, Congress eases veterans cleanup toward passage but keeps up other fights

Updated 05 minutes, 16 seconds ago

House GOP scrambles for votes on border bill

House GOP sets vote to block Obama on deportations in scramble to pass border bill

Updated 05 minutes, 19 seconds ago

Powell maybe not told early about CIA techniques

AP EXCLUSIVE: Some ambassadors who knew of brutal CIA interrogations told not to discuss them

Updated 05 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Obama takes tougher line against Gaza casualties

Obama takes tougher line against Israel as civilian casualties in Gaza mount

Updated 05 minutes, 24 seconds ago

House approves VA health care overhaul

House approves $16.3 billion overhaul as new VA secretary takes office

Updated 05 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Tea-party challenger confronts Roberts in Kansas

Tea-party challenger confronts Roberts at Kansas campaign stop, implores senator to debate him

Updated 05 minutes, 32 seconds ago

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Investigation faults Obama administration's oversight of HealthCare.gov

Updated 05 minutes, 45 seconds ago

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies

Ex-IRS official in tea party controversy called conservatives 'crazies' and profanity in email

Updated 05 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Fed offers a dual message on health of US economy

Fed slows bond buying further but provides no clear signal on timing of first rate hike

Updated 15 minutes, 46 seconds ago

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing Latino children, wary of granting refugee status

Updated 1 hours, 35 minutes ago

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

Investigators: Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated by government

Updated 1 hours, 39 minutes ago

First lady asks leaders to change gender attitudes

Michelle Obama calls on African leaders to rid traditions that harm girls, women

Updated 1 hours, 58 minutes ago

War College to make final decision on Sen. Walsh

War College to decide whether punishment is warranted in plagiarism case against Sen. Walsh

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 10:10pm EDT

What's in bill to overhaul VA

What's in $16.3 billion bill to overhaul Veterans Affairs Department

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 09:50pm EDT

Obama order to expand labor rights for contractors

Obama to sign executive order cracking down on labor violations by federal contractors

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 09:00pm EDT

$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

Strong demand for hepatitis C drug despite an outcry over its $1,000-per-pill cost

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 08:52pm EDT
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