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Interim N.Y. Assembly speaker trying to defy history

Assembly speaker position has been held by a New York City lawmaker for more than a century.         

January 28 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Boehner defends House GOP immigration lawsuit

House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday confirmed House Republicans are filing a lawsuit against Obama's executive action delaying deportations for millions of ...

January 28 CNN POLITICS

Airlines get more than 50 online threats since Jan. 17

There has been a spike in online threats made against airlines since Jan. 17, when a bomb threat was made against a flight between Atlanta and Raleigh, ...

January 28 CNN POLITICS

Boeing tapped for Air Force One replacement

The Air Force chose the Boeing 747-8.         

January 28 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Obama Praises Hagel’s Personal Touch in Farewell Ceremony

For nearly two years as Defense secretary, Chuck Hagel has wrestled with challenges ranging from the rise of Islamic State fighters in the Middle East to ...

January 28 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Obama Lawyers: House Has No Right to Sue the President

Lawyers for the White House are urging a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Republican-led House of Representatives that alleges President Barack ...

January 28 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Loretta Lynch Disagrees With Obama’s View on Pot

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch said she disagrees with President Obama's view that marijuana use was a vice, no more dangerous than alcohol.

January 28 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Boehner on being speaker: 'I'll be here for a while'

John Boehner talks to Fox News about his future and holding President Obama accountable.         

January 28 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Bipartisan bill could break highway funding gridlock

Lawmakers are working on legislation to pay for infrastructure needs without raising taxes.         

January 28 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

House panel says tech firms need to help more on terror

Tech firms need to provide more help stopping spread of terror on social media         

January 28 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON