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Rebecca Kaplan

Oversight

Eric Holder in the Hot Seat as Lawmakers Probe Scandals

Wednesday hearing promises a fireworks show unlike any seen in this Congress so far.

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What Obama wants and what Congress will give him

How the president's vision fits with what Congress is likely to do.

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House Republicans' support for Plan B on fiscal cliff uncertain

Neither alternative measure would address the sequester.

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Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan meet up in D.C.

Romney was in town for lunch with President Obama.

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Ryan: No mandate for Obama in election

The Wisconsin congressman maintains objections to raising taxes.

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Ryan: Government 'excesses' hamper upward mobility

The GOP vice presidential candidate tries to close the compassion gap.

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Post-debate polls show Obama won

Broader conversation remains the same.

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Obama ekes out a win in two post-debate polls

But respondents still give Romney the edge on handling many issues.

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Ryan says he backs term limits for Congress

Candidate made the idea an issue in 1998, but refused to sign term-limit pledge.

Management

Post-debate polls of voters declare Romney the winner

Romney also improved image, likeability say uncommitted voters.

Defense

Paul Ryan won't call for U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to resign

Vice presidential candidate says not enough facts are known about Rice's information on Libya.

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Ryan lets his inner wonk flag fly

PowerPoints and seminars on debt work their way into VP candidate's stump speech.

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Defense

Ryan: Obama on notice to 'put up or shut up' with Defense cuts plan

Candidate begins trying to personalize effects of military spending reductions.

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Ryan denies seeking stimulus money

Documents published by WSJ contradict VP candidate's claim about making requests.

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Romney's VP choice brings budget leadership experience

Paul Ryan has quickly developed strong rapport with presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney.

Management

Romney picks Ryan for VP slot

House Budget Committee leader says his Capitol Hill experience will complement Romney's executive background.

Management

Romney steps up criticism of Obama on leaks

GOP candidate also blasts defense cuts in VFW speech, but offers few new policy details.

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Romney: Feds don’t get how hard it is to run a business

GOP candidate says 'career government bureaucrats' lack a sense of the challenges.