The 9 most fascinating numbers from national exit polls

The 9 most fascinating numbers from national exit polls

Even though only 36 percent of eligible voters cast ballots on Election Day, the raw data offer clues about the state of the American electorate.

Agency that few Americans use draws controversy

Contractors fear shift to outside staffing firms could cut workers and international programming at VOA.

Not all Canadian oil from Keystone pipeline will leave U.S.

Not all Canadian oil from Keystone pipeline will leave U.S.

The implication of President Obama’s words is that the United States would act simply as a conveyor belt.

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Democrats are ready to go for Clinton. Now she must show she’s ready, too.

Democrats are ready to go for Clinton. Now she must show she’s ready, too.

Much groundwork has been laid for a 2016 campaign, but she’ll need a disciplined strategy.

Capitol Hill is awash in new blood

Capitol Hill is awash in new blood

Almost half of the 114th Congress has been elected in the four wave elections since 2010.

IRS inspector general finds up to 30,000 of Lois Lerner’s e-mails

IRS inspector general finds up to 30,000 of Lois Lerner’s e-mails

The IRS has said that many of the ex-IRS official’s e-mails were missing because of a hard drive crash in 2011.

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Recalling Nelson Rockefeller

Recalling Nelson Rockefeller

New York’s fate has shown what can happen when a politician shapes society to his will.

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Letting us in on the immigration secret

Letting us in on the immigration secret

A White House move to release the Office of Legal Counsel opinion on immigration is significant.

GOP senator calls on Jonathan Gruber to explain Obamacare ‘deceptions’

GOP senator calls on Jonathan Gruber to explain Obamacare ‘deceptions’

The request comes shortly after Republicans reveal that White House inflated the law’s enrollment statistics.

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As Republican governors meet, early screening for possible 2016 hopefuls

As Republican governors meet, early screening for possible 2016 hopefuls

Rarely have so many GOP governors or ex-governors had their eyes on the presidency at once.

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How Republicans can poke back at Obama

How Republicans can poke back at Obama

Could Obama’s edict spur comprehensive reform?

A big reason climate change isn’t a priority: The apocalypse

A big reason climate change isn’t a priority: The apocalypse

49 percent of Americans say the severity of recent natural disasters is a sign of the biblical end times.

DHS chief said he ‘recommended’ all of Obama’s immigration actions

DHS chief said he ‘recommended’ all of Obama’s immigration actions

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson claimed some credit for the president’s immigration plan in a letter to employees.

Audit: IRS not doing enough to prevent conflicts of interest among employees

One IRS worker pleaded guilty last year to illegally accessing taxpayer data to conduct a private business, according to federal auditors.

The impact of Obama’s immigration executive action, state by state (in 1 map)

The impact of Obama’s immigration executive action, state by state (in 1 map)

Illegal immigrants in California benefit the most. The least: Florida.

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On immigration, a democratic failure

On immigration, a democratic failure

President Obama has given up on politics.

Homeland Security chief issues letter on Obama’s immigration action

Homeland Security chief issues letter on Obama’s immigration action

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Thursday circulated a letter about President Obama’s planned immigration action to his department.

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A diverse group tunes in to Obama

A diverse group tunes in to Obama

Immigrants from many nations have a vested interest in the president’s executive order.

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Rep. Chaffetz seeks to fire ‘bad apples’ in federal workforce

Rep. Chaffetz seeks to fire ‘bad apples’ in federal workforce

Chaffetz, incoming committee chair, wants to make it easier to fire feds and tax delinquent staffers.

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The climate pact swindle

The climate pact swindle

The Obama-Xi agreement is a one-sided deal in which China gets a 16-year pass.

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Cosby’s stony silence

Cosby’s stony silence

I’d like to believe in a man known for playing such a good guy, but it’s hard to keep the faith.

Senate clears more ambassadors, judges

Senate clears more ambassadors, judges

The Senate takes off for Thanksgiving after confirming a goodly number of ambassadors and judges.

Rep. Chaffetz says fire federal ‘bad apples’

Rep. Chaffetz says fire federal ‘bad apples’

Incoming House committee chairman wants federal managers to have expedited authority to fire “bad apples.“

Lawmaker: Delayed notification of postal hacking ‘doesn’t fly’

Lawmaker: Delayed notification of postal hacking ‘doesn’t fly’

Rep. Stephen Lynch said Congress may need to consider legislation that would force agencies to notify employees immediately when their information is compromised.

Republicans are cool with compromise -- just not with President Obama

Republicans are cool with compromise -- just not with President Obama

Here’s a wet blanket, courtesy of The Fix.

What President Obama thinks he knows about the coming immigration battle

What President Obama thinks he knows about the coming immigration battle

Whether he’s right is what we’ll find out.