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Midday Roundup: Will a leaner Army leave America vulnerable?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Shrinking soldiers. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel wants to cut the U.S. Army down to pre-World War II levels to help control costs. In a press release…

Michele Bachmann: Undeterred and undiminished

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | With less than a year left in her fourth and final term in Congress, it’s a little early for an exit interview, but not too early to get the views of Rep.

House avoids spending debate

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | Republicans lose ground in curbing spending as lawmakers turn their attention on getting reelected

Two plans, one problem, no solutions

By Andrew Branch
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Poverty | Anti-poverty proposals from Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Paul Ryan are short on specifics, long on ideals and government criticism

A New Year’s resolution … no, wish

By Marvin Olasky
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Congress | Tom Coburn, the obstetrician-turned-senator from Oklahoma, is a member of what was once called “the greatest deliberative body” and someone I really want…

Bill would restore veteran benefits

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | The budget deal passed by Congress yesterday cut military retirement benefits by $6 billion.

Senate approves budget bill

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | President Barack Obama is expected to sign the bipartisan deal

Religious freedom champion announces retirement

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Rep. Frank Wolf will leave Congress after three-plus decades

Senate moves toward approving budget

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate voted to end debate Tuesday on the bipartisan budget deal that cleared the House last week, paving the way for final passage of…

House passes two-year budget plan

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Despite objections from both parties, the measure receives overwhelming bipartisan support

Budget battles continue

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Congressional negotiators have a budget proposal—but no one likes it

Kerry returns to congressional hot seat

By J.C. Derrick
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Iran | Lawmakers push back against nuclear deal with Iran as the secretary of state responds to criticism concerning imprisoned pastor

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