Matthew Salmon

Political risks come with control of Washington for GOP
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Political risks come with control of Washington for GOP

By ERICA WERNER For Republicans, there will be no one left to blame. As they prepare to take control of the White House and both chambers of Congress next year,…

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For Congress in 2015, GOP upheaval overshadows legislating
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For Congress in 2015, GOP upheaval overshadows legislating

By ALAN FRAM It was the first year of Barack Obama’s two presidential terms when the GOP ran both the House and Senate. That meant a blend of compromise and…

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The House’s big day: Budget deal vote, GOP nominating Ryan
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The House’s big day: Budget deal vote, GOP nominating Ryan

By ALAN FRAM The House was poised Wednesday to approve a bipartisan pact charting a two-year budget truce and Republicans were set to nominate Rep. Paul Ryan as the new…

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Senate Dems agree to GOP plan to fund Homeland Department
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Senate Dems agree to GOP plan to fund Homeland Department

By ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPO Senate Democrats have agreed to a Republican plan to fund the Homeland Security Department without the immigration provisions opposed by President Barack Obama. Minority…

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