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Democrats block Keystone XL bill

Senate Democrats blocked an effort by Republicans to end debate on a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, a setback for GOP leaders who must rely on a ...

January 26 CNN POLITICS

U.S. Drone Kills 3 Qaeda Operatives in Yemen, Continuing Policy on Strikes

The drone strike was a signal that the United States will continue its targeted killing operations in Yemen despite the apparent takeover in the country by ...

January 26 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Indiana's Pence launches government news site

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is launching his own state government-run "news" outlet -- and plans to use it at times to break news ahead of the independent press.

January 26 CNN POLITICS

N.Y. Assembly Democrats ponder top lawmaker's ouster

Sheldon Silver had sought to keep speaker title and stipend after his arrest on corruption charges.         

January 26 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Reid 'cracking jokes' after eye surgery

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is out of three and a half hours of surgery to repair broken eye bones and "sitting in his living room with Mrs. Reid, ...

January 26 CNN POLITICS

U.S. hostage policy questioned

The Obama administration came under fire this week over allegations it sometimes ignores its own policies with regard to hostage exchanges.

January 26 CNN POLITICS

Alaska delegation rips White House decision

The all-Republican Alaska congressional delegation, led by a spirited Sen. Lisa Murkowski, blasted President Barack Obama's proposals to declare new areas of ...

January 26 CNN POLITICS

Koch brothers set $889 million budget for 2016

Koch brothers group set to spend almost $900 million for 2016 elections         

January 26 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Iowa Gov. Branstad to be hospitalized overnight

Gov. Terry Branstad was giving a speech when he became woozy.         

January 26 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

More Democrats, Including Cuomo, Want Silver to Step Down as Speaker

Over 20 Assembly Democrats called for Sheldon Silver to step down or appeared poised to do so; Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said it would be “good thing” if someone ...

January 26 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS