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With Proposed New Ozone Rule, Obama Tees Up Next Environmental Fight

EPA is proposing to lower the smog standard, and environmentalists are determined to make it happen this time.

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Obama Threatens Veto Over Tax Deal Including a Bigger Mass Transit Benefit

White House raises concerns over other provisions that support corporate interests.

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John Boehner Forges Ahead on the House Benghazi Probe

How did the speaker respond to a GOP-led report that supported the Obama administration? He reappointed his own select inquiry into the 2012 terrorist attacks.

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Play of the Day: Thanksgiving Predictions

Black Friday shoppers are a bigger threat than the weather.

Feds Accuse Sony of Overhyping PlayStation Features

If you bought a PlayStation Vita, you could soon be getting a refund thanks to a federal settlement.

Nearly 1 Million Feds Will Soon Be Notified of Their Right to Join Shutdown Lawsuit

After initial ruling in their favor, shutdown-excepted employees continue lawsuit looking for bonus compensation.

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

Schumer: Government Management Failures Contributed to Democrats’ Midterm Losses

Obamacare and veterans’ health debacles hurt Americans’ faith in government, senator says.

Play of the Day: Closing the Door on Chuck Hagel

Late-night looks at the departing Defense chief.

The president can always walk his own dog, Bo.

Obama Says He Will Walk John Boehner's Nonexistent Dog

The president has been using the same joke about compromise since 2012.

Ebola patient Craig Spencer leaves the hospital where he was treated in New York.

Who Will Pay Ebola Patients' Medical Bills in the U.S.?

Some hospitals and lawmakers are looking to the federal government to cover treatment, which can total more than $1 million for a single patient.

"We are down to essentially one item in the redaction. It happens to be a very sensitive and important item," Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said. "It is going to get done, so don't worry about that."

Time Is Running Out on the CIA Torture Report

The Senate still thinks it can wrap up negotiations with the White House before the year ends. But the clock is ticking.

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas

Ted Cruz: Republicans Shouldn't Fear a Government Shutdown Over Immigration

The senator says the 2013 shutdown over Obamacare didn't hurt his party at the polls. So why should the GOP fear one over immigration?

Play of the Day: Revising How A Bill Becomes A Law

Saturday Night Live channels Schoolhouse Rock.

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