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Partial shutdown of Homeland Security averted

By Mickey McLean
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Congress | UPDATE: A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security has been averted, at least for one more week. As a midnight deadline closed in, the…

A healthcare plan we can get behind?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Healthcare | One of President Obama’s jibes at members of the opposition party is that all they can do is obstruct. “The Party of No,” according to him, has…

Ignoring the children

By J.C. Derrick
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Abortion | The 20-week abortion ban debacle in the House leaves pro-lifers stunned and angry

Hillary Clinton, other witnesses agree to testify on Benghazi

By Leigh Jones
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Benghazi | State Department officials met last night with members of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, the first step toward cooperation with the investigation…

GOP-led Senate begins mission to fix No Child Left Behind

By Emily Scheie
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Education | In its first hearing of the new Congress, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions tackled a topic that has plagued lawmakers for…

Promise keepers

By J.C. Derrick
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Abortion | Federal pro-life opportunities this year include efforts to hold President Obama to his word on Obamacare and to protect unborn children who can feel pain

‘We’re going to walk for the babies’

By Juliana Chan Erikson
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Life | Families, church groups, and young people flood the National Mall for the annual March for Life

House vote small consolation to pro-lifers

By J.C. Derrick
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Abortion | The vote to defund abortions comes a day after lawmakers tabled a stronger bill

Republicans abruptly drop abortion bill

By Mickey McLean
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Congress | Thursday is the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade , the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States. To mark the occasion, thousand of…

Removing the rape and incest exceptions for abortion

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | Pro-lifers will gather tomorrow in Washington, D.C., to march for life. Jan. 22, 2015, marks the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade , the landmark case in which the…

House rules

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Speaker John Boehner survives a coup—again—and disciplines key rebels

Midday Roundup: Conservative coup attempt mars Boehner’s big day

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Opening session. Republicans took control of Congress yesterday. The transition went smoothly in the Senate, where Mitch McConnell of Kentucky took over the…

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