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  1. John Boehner Explains Why He's Suing Obama Over The Immigration Executive ActionRead the original story w/Photo

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    Speaker John Boehner said the House is preparing to sue President Obama once more. In an interview with Fox News' Bret Baier, Boehner said he was finalizing the details of a House legal challenge to Obama's decision to bypass Congress and use executive action to provide deportation relief for millions of undocumented immigrants.

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  2. House Democrat Introduces ISIS War Authorization BillRead the original story w/Photo

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    Rep. Adam Schiff introduced legislation Wednesday to authorize military force against Islamic State militants -- a step aimed at forcing Congress to take responsibility for a war it's been funding for nearly six months with almost no debate on its duration, costs or potential toll. Lawmakers have put no parameters on the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, since it began in August.

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  3. Harry Reid To Undergo Eye Surgery Following Exercise AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Switched

    JANUARY 20: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid arrives at the Senate Democratic weekly policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol January 20, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Sen. Reid has returned to work on January 20, after he was injured from a New Years Day exercise accident, which caused broken bones and temporary loss of vision in his right eye.

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  4. 21 Inspirational Images Of Women Standing Up For The Right To ChooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Switched

    On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court ruled in Roe v. Wade that a woman's choice to have an abortion was a fundamental right under the Constitution.

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  5. Harry Reid Returns To Capitol After Exercise InjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Switched

    Sen. Harry Reid has returned to the U.S. Capitol after missing the first two weeks of the new session with major injuries from an exercise accident. The Senate's top Democrat has broken bones in his face and fractured ribs suffered when a piece of exercise equipment broke and sent him barreling into cabinets at his new home in Nevada.

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  6. Despite White House Warnings, Congress Will Push Ahead With Iran SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Switched

    DECEMBER 09: Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Sen. Bob Corker delivers opening remarks during a hearing about a congressional Authorization for the Use of Military Force against the Islamic State, the violent jihadist group that has seized parts of Syria and Iraq, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill December 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. Secretary of State John Kerry debated back and forth with senators from both parties about the differen WASHINGTON, Jan 14 - Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers will press ahead with a plan for more sanctions on Iran, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Wednesday, despite White House warnings that they risked derailing nuclear talks.

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  7. Bartender Accused Of Plotting To Poison John BoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Switched

    JANUARY 13: U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner answers questons at a press conference following a meeting of the House Republican caucus at the U.S Capitol on January 13, 2015 in Washington, DC. Boehner and other members of the Republican congressional leadership are scheduled to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House later today.

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  8. Jimmy Carter Believes Surveillance Has 'Gone Too Far'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Switched

    Former President Jimmy Carter thinks surveillance programs have "gone too far," the Georgia Democrat told HuffPost Live in an interview Tuesday. He also criticized President Barack Obama for the administration's handling of national security.

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  9. Paul Ryan Won't Run For President In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Switched

    "I have decided that I am not going to run for president in 2016," Ryan told NBC, saying he made his decision "weeks ago." "It is amazing the amount of encouragement I have gotten from people - from friends and supporters - but I feel like I am in a position to make a big difference where I am and I want to do that," Ryan said.

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  10. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa 'Seriously' Considering Senate RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Switched

    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa posted on Facebook Saturday that he is "seriously" considering a run for Senate in California now that Sen. Barbara Boxer has announced her decision to step down in 2016. "Too many Californians are struggling to make ends meet, pay the bills, and send their kids to college," Villaraigosa wrote.

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  11. Headline Of The Day Takes Huge Chance With Hillary 2016 PredictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Huffington Post

    So, Hillary Clinton will make her campaign announcement soon, unless she makes her campaign announcement later. Really risky limb you've crawled out on there, guys.

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  12. Civil Rights Groups Ask For Meeting With Steve ScaliseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Switched

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise participates in the press conference announcing House GOP leadership for upcoming session of Congress on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. WASHINGTON -- The leaders of two prominent civil rights groups have asked House Majority Whip Steve Scalise to meet with them to explain his 2002 speech to a white supremacist group, saying they find his claim that he didn't know who he was talking to that day "implausible."

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  13. Republicans Return To Washington With Iran Talks In Their CrosshairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Switched

    Republicans are returning to Washington this week with control over both houses of Congress, and they have their sights set on one key Obama administration initiative: Iran. As the administration persists in its efforts to reach an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have made it clear that they're more skeptical of Tehran than the White House is.

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  14. Top Obama Adviser Tackles 2014, 'The Wire,' Vetos, Obamacare And WeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Switched

    For President Barack Obama and his administration, the last few weeks of 2014 were dramatically different from the rest of the year. Up to that point, 2014 had been characterized by a series of crises, culminating in the crushing blow of the November midterms.

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  15. Obama Warns GOP He Plans To Use Veto Pen In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Switched

    DECEMBER 17: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, over 50 years after they were severed in January 1961.

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  16. Nancy Pelosi Calls On Michael Grimm To ResignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Switched

    Grimm's unfavorable reputation was drawn back into the news Monday when it was reported he would plead guilty to charges of tax evasion. Pelosi responded Tuesday by calling on House Speaker John Boehner to urge the embattled representative to remove himself from Congress.

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  17. Chuck Hagel Doesn't Care What You Think AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Switched

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is, in Washington terms, a man with an expiration date. By next year, he should be replaced by Obama nominee Ashton Carter.

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  18. Department Of Justice Seeks Benefits For Families Of Slain OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Switched

    Attorney General Eric Holder is directing Justice Department officials to expedite death benefits to the families of two New York police officers who were fatally shot inside their patrol car. A Justice Department official said Monday that Holder wants to ensure that the benefits are paid quickly and that the paperwork process begins as soon as possible.

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  19. Obama Closing 2014 With Year-End News ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Switched

    DECEMBER 17: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, over 50 years after they were severed in January 1961.

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  20. Human Rights Experts Denounce World Bank's Proposed Safeguard ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Switched

    A group of United Nations experts on human rights is urging the World Bank to reconsider proposed revisions to its safeguards for development projects. In a letter to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim made public on Tuesday, 28 independent human rights experts appointed by the U.N. sharply criticized a draft of the proposed revisions, released in July .

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