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Midday Roundup: Congress effuses Christmas spirit in bipartisan spending bill

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Let’s make a deal. Leaders in the House and Senate reached a deal yesterday to keep the government funded with a $1 trillion spending package. Congress has…

Gruber: ‘I’m embarrassed and I’m sorry’

By J.C. Derrick
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Healthcare | Professor backtracks on controversial Obamacare comments

Paul Ryan’s hope for a Congress that works

By Cal Thomas
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Congress | Like two predatory animals circling each other, Republicans and Democrats are trying to sort out the meaning of last month’s election and plan strategies…

GOP easily adds another Senate seat

By J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2014 | Bill Cassidy trounces long-time Sen. Mary Landrieu in Saturday’s Louisiana runoff

Midday Roundup: NASA’s Orion safely lands after soaring out of this world

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Blastoff. The spacecraft Orion successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean after an early morning test flight today. The next-generation rocket ship…

Frank Wolf reflects on 34 years in Congress

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The religious liberty advocate says the United States is failing on China, foreign policy

Rubio could be the GOP’s main attraction in 2016

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the 19th in the White House Wednesday series   by The World and Everything in It  looking at potential 2016 candidates for president.

Can lawmakers finally fix No Child Left Behind?

By Laura Edghill
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Education | One optimistic legislator hopes to get a revised No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law signed by President Barack Obama early next year. Sen. Lamar Alexander,

Weekend Reads: Resisting and correcting gossip

Weekend Reads: Resisting and correcting gossip

By Kim Milhoan & Gary Cumberland
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Books | Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue By Matthew C. Mitchell Proverbs says “the words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a…

Another Midwest governor prompts White House whispers

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the 18th in the White House Wednesday series   by The World and Everything in It  looking at potential 2016 candidates for president.

Midday Roundup: Ferguson violence simmers after post-grand jury explosion

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Night Two. Overnight protests in Ferguson, Mo., were less violent than on Monday, but angry rioters did torch one police car and vandalize several businesses.

Anger: a lot like sex

Anger: a lot like sex

By Joel Belz
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Politics | Almost always, it’s a delicate balance

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