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No chip on Rep. Ashford’s purse-battered shoulder

The lawmaker hit by Mrs. Adelson’s purse is backing Mr. Adelson’s bill against online gambling.

Rep. Andy Harris, considering Senate run, floats defunding the White House

As he ponders statewide office, Maryland’s only congressional Republican adopts a hard-line conservative talking point.


Amid Clinton controversies, Democrats seek alternative

(Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP)

The angst among Democrats suggests that opportunities remain for other candidates despite Clinton’s lead in early polls.

Lynch’s AG nomination slowly moving past bipartisan hurdles

Both parties have presented stumbling blocks to Lynch’s confirmation as the nation’s first African American woman to be attorney general.


White House counts on Sen. Wyden to deliver on a trade deal

(Victor J. Blue / Bloomberg News)

Despite the Oregon Democrat’s commitment, current prospects for a bipartisan accord seem grim.


Supreme Court justices split in key challenge to Obamacare subsidies

(The Washington Post)

Justices are weighing the most serious challenge to the Affordable Care Act since they upheld it three years ago.


House committee subpoenas e-mails from Clinton’s personal account

(Yuri Gripas / Reuters)

The move escalates a clash that could complicate the Democratic front-runner’s likely bid for president.


Obamacare’s new Supreme Court battle

The Affordable Care Act is facing another challenge at the Supreme Court in King v. Burwell, which deals with subsidies for health insurance. The case could cut out a major provision of Obamacare, causing the law to unravel. Here’s what you need to know about the case.

Top Biden backer: Hillary Clinton will ‘die by 1,000 cuts’ on e-mail story

“There’s always another shoe to drop with Hillary,” said former South Carolina Democratic Party chairman Dick Harpootlian.


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