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Speaker Boehner blasts groups he says came out against the deal — which would fund the government through fall 2015 — before they knew what was in it.
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Paul Teller was ousted came after reports that Teller had been working with outside conservative groups against the two-year budget deal.
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Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith explains why the House Member isn’t beating Sen. John Cornyn in a primary.
Federal employees hired after Jan. 1 would pay more than existing feds for retirement benefits.
NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander said Wednesday that his organization is implementing changes to prevent a leak comparable to that committed by Edward Snowden from happening again.
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A breach last summer affected more than 104,000 individuals, including agency employees, their dependents and contractors.
Republicans in Washington looking to reestablish supremacy over tea party supporters are banking on the Ryan-Murray budget deal.
Liberals warmer to Pope Francis than his predecessor
Once seen as an option for working mothers, teleworking is now viewed as a smart business practice that saves money and boosts productivity.
To bounce back, he needs to convert people who like him into people who like his policies.
Social media usage related to ongoing protests in Ukraine is both increasing and adapting to developments on the ground, and is being used to coordinate logistics of protest participation.
Do the recriminalization of homosexuality in India and Russia’s anti-gay laws suggest a broader backlash against gays across the globe?
It’s back to the drawing board for Democrats in one of the nation’s most closely-watched governor’s races.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said at a news conference Wednesday that the budget deal he hammered out with Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) takes a step in the right direction.
Redistricting consultant Kimball Brace pulls the curtain back on the process of redrawing congressional districts.
Gun-rights advocacy trounces gun-control support in a number of ways.
Being home to a substantial energy sector has provided a few states some fiscal security.
Nominee John Koskinen testified Tuesday but won’t face questions from lawmakers until a hearing scheduled for Wednesday.
There is no way around the reality that the president’s image has been damaged.
The Senate majority leader says “the law” forced his hand -- and so did fear of law suits.
Setbacks in Congress, along with lack of funding and controversies with organizers, have kept the plans on hold for nearly 17 years.
What the emerging budget deal means (and doesn’t mean) for Congress. The jury is still out on whether the bipartisan accord portends less gridlock.
Emanuel allies filled the March ballot with completely unrelated referenda.
Federal workers hired after Jan. 1 will pay more for benefit; unions opposed hike, but pleased change is limited.
Media attention turns to two unplanned moments steeped — rightly or wrongly — with meaning.
After she was fired, it took years of legal action to gain reinstatment.
Republicans express anger that confirmation is moving ahead for a nominee who is under investigation.
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