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Alexandra Jaffe

Oversight

Democratic senator: Deal with the fiscal cliff after the election

Durbin attempts to counter criticism Obama has failed to take responsibility for the economy.

Management

Cheney offers views on veep search

Former vice president says running mates should be qualified to be president.

Oversight

Gun-control debate returns -- quietly

'I think this is a bad time to brace a new subject,' Sen. Feinstein says.

Management

Video: Obama admits he failed to see job goes beyond policy

Says he learned he needed to "tell a story to the American people."

Oversight

'We're not fishing,' Issa says of leak investigation

No evidence suggests the White House is involved in a cover-up, he says.

Management

Rick Perry calls Obama's use of executive privilege 'Nixonian'

The privilege was invoked in connection with the botched gun sting operation known as Fast and Furious.

Oversight

House Republican proposes one-year solution to fiscal cliff

Congress has only a few more months to prevent tax measures from expiring.

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Defense

Florida sues DHS in effort to purge voter rolls

State wants access to a database to verify the citizenship of suspected illegal immigrants.

Defense

Obama awards Medal of Honor posthumously

Leslie H. Sabo Jr. was recommended for the honor decades ago, but the paperwork was lost.

Defense

Congressional homeland security leaders pessimistic on Afghanistan

Taliban is clearly not interested in negotiation, lawmakers say.

Defense

CIA reportedly foils al Qaeda underwear bomb plot

Attack was planned around last week's anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, AP says.

Defense

Congressional intelligence leaders say Taliban is stronger

President Obama argues the United States has broken the organization's momentum.

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Postmaster general says Congress must act

The Senate's postal reform draws fire from House Republicans and USPS advocates alike.

Defense

Clinton, Obama discuss bin Laden killing

'It was just an extraordinary experience,' secretary of State says.

Oversight

Lawmakers weigh in on GSA, Secret Service scandals

Both took center stage on Sunday's political talk shows.

Defense

Gingrich Secret Service detail still costing taxpayers

Struggling campaign doesn't plan to change its protection, spokesman says.