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Harry Reid, Senate minority leader, to retire

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, and endorsed New York Sen. Charles Schumer as his successor for his leadership…

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Obama, Pope Francis meeting scheduled

The Obamas will host Pope Francis at the White House during his first visit to the U.S. on Sept. 23.

When Obama met the Pope for the first time at the Vatican…

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Kansas to allow concealed guns without permit

Kansas will join a handful of other states that allow their residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit after a bill backed by the National Rifle…

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Senate passes GOP-approved budget plan

After slogging through a grueling and exhausting day casting scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which lasted…

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Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

In a rare moment of bipartisanship bringing House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi together, the House passed the so called "doc fix…

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Diplomats voice optimism on Iran nuclear deal

A major source of disagreement between Iran and world powers negotiating over Tehran's nuclear program -- what to do with its underground Fordo facility -- may…

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Supreme Court rejects Alabama case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sent disputed redistricting plans in Alabama --- drawn by a Republican-led legislature after the 2010 census -- back down to a…

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