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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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GOP-led Congress unlikely to OK Obama’s new clean energy bid
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GOP-led Congress unlikely to OK Obama’s new clean energy bid

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020.…

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Democratic mayor to challenge GOP’s Rand Paul in Senate race
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Democratic mayor to challenge GOP’s Rand Paul in Senate race

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray filed to run for Rand Paul’s U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, giving Paul a viable challenger and complicating his bid for re-election as he lags in…

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Education, transportation highlight 2015 in Congress
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Education, transportation highlight 2015 in Congress

By MATTHEW DALY In a chaotic year, when Republicans in the House unseated a speaker, Congress produced a significant amount of bipartisan legislation that affects every American. It enacted laws…

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Congress set for year-end push on tax, spending compromise
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Congress set for year-end push on tax, spending compromise

By ALAN FRAM Congressional leaders are girded to push a Christmas compromise on tax cuts and spending through the House and Senate by week’s end after Republicans and Democrats reached…

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