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Congress Will Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline, With An Eye On Louisiana

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:37am

The two bills' sponsors — Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La. — are heading toward a runoff election next month.

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Record Numbers Of Women, Minorities Make Up Incoming Congress

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:08am

The incoming Congress will have the first black female Republican, a record number of women and minorities and the biggest GOP majority in the House since before World War II.

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Immigration Divides Washington; Permanent Resolution Unlikely

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:08am

President Obama is planning to use his executive authority to offer temporary deportation relief to certain groups of immigrants. The Republicans say if he does, all bets are off.

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After 4 Years As House Speaker, Boehner Looks Stronger Than Ever

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:08am

While John Boehner has held the speaker's gavel, it often looked like members of his caucus were in control. With a gain of more than a dozen GOP seats, Boehner might have some more maneuvering room.

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House, Senate To Vote On Keystone After Landrieu Calls For Vote

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:48am

Legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline got new life after Senate Democrats abandoned efforts to block the measure in hopes of helping endangered Sen. Mary Landrieu keep her seat in Louisiana.

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