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Obama, Pence to Capitol as health care overhaul fight begins
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Obama, Pence to Capitol as health care overhaul fight begins

By ALAN FRAM Donald Trump warned congressional Republicans on Wednesday against letting Democrats dodge blame for problems with President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, even as the GOP-led Congress takes…

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Senate GOP to Obama: Don’t bother nominating to Court
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Senate GOP to Obama: Don’t bother nominating to Court

By DONNA CASSATA Senate Republicans united behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in insisting that President Barack Obama’s successor fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Democrats…

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On Iran deal, Obama threw everything into uniting Democrats
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On Iran deal, Obama threw everything into uniting Democrats

By ERICA WERNER and JULIE PACE A lame-duck president, an empowered opposition, a looming election: They’re hardly the ingredients for a resounding White House triumph. Yet President Barack Obama clinched…

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McConnell: Strip immigration issue from Homeland budget bill
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McConnell: Strip immigration issue from Homeland budget bill

By ERICA WERNER The Senate’s top Republican is moving to disentangle contested immigration measures from stalled legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants…

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