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Supporters of a far-reaching immigration bill in the Senate see fresh momentum from a report by the Congressional Budget Office that says the measure would boost the economy and reduce federal deficits by billions of dollars.
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Despite periodic attempts to assert itself, the legislative branch over time has settled into a secondary role to the executive branch on questions of national security.
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The Frederick Douglass Statue in Emancipation Hall at the Capitol Visitors Center, at the U.S. Capitol, on June 19, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Congressional leaders dedicated the statue during a ceremony on Wednesday.
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Vice President Joe Biden is hailing Frederick Douglass for his work to bring about equal justice, leading a series of tributes at the unveiling of a statue of the 19th-century orator and writer.
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Obama says at least 50 threats have been averted because of phone records and Internet information the agency was able to access.
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Malone was sentenced to seven and a half years after prosecutor Chris Poole noted that he has compiled 26 criminal cases despite his young age.
Back in February, the Nevada delegation agreed that the best way to get the Lyon County land swap legislation through Congress was to have the House of Representatives act on it first.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has called an amendment floated by Sen. John Cornyn a "poison pill" that, if passed, could kill the immigration bill.
The perk was designed to make government jobs more appealing to those who might earn more in the private sector.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling will huddle with Democratic senators on Thursday to seek a way to prevent student loan rates from doubling in less than two weeks.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday starkly warned Majority Leader Harry Reid not to eliminate the filibuster on presidential nominations, warning that he'll end the 60-vote threshold for everything, including bills, if becomes the majority leader.
"F-word: For those who object to my calling Daily Show fake news, Jon Stewart has used it many times.
House Speaker John Boehner is not going to bring a comprehensive immigration-reform plan to the floor if a majority of Republicans don't support it, sources familiar with his plans said.
The bill would have to go to a House/Senate conference committee, where Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid would almost certainly trash border enforcement and ensure mass amnesty for 11 million estimated illegal aliens, also known as "unregistered Democrats."
Virgin Valley residents wake up everyday to the views of Gold Butte gracing the southern horizon close by.
Reid , the Senate Majority Leader, was spotted by more than a few attendees at services Sunday at City Church in northwest Washington.
It's been a tough start to the week for 91 people who lost their homes over the weekend when a fire raced through an apartment complex on Father's Day.