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U.S. Freezes Russian Assets

The sanctions are aimed at Vladimir Putin’s inner political circle.

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For GOP, Midterms Are About More Than Just Opposing Obamacare

As Republican strategist Karl Rove points out, “ObamaCare is a potent issue that hurts Democrats badly but isn’t sufficient by itself.”

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Obama Hosts Palestinian Leader

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The White House says that it is “doing everything it can” to help both the Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace.

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Obama Huddles With Immigration Reform Supporters

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce was noticeably absent from the private meeting.

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Obama: You May Have To Find A New Doctor

The president said that Americans looking to join an Affordable Care Act exchange may have to switch doctors.

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State Department Promises Sanctions If Referendum Occurs

A senior State Department official said Friday that sanctions against Russia are a foregone conclusion if the referendum goes forward on Sunday.

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Scott Brown Inches Closer To New Hampshire Senate Bid

The former Massachusetts Senator, who was voted out in 2012, is expected to launch an exploratory committee.

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U.S. Vaguely Threatening Sanctions Against Russia

The White House noted Thursday that the situation in Ukraine “is not getting better.”

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Holder Proposes Reducing Sentences For Drug Traffickers

If adopted, the plan would shrink the federal prison population by more than 6,500 over the next five years.

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Obama Looks To Expand Overtime Pay

“If you’re working hard [and] barely making ends meet, you should be paid overtime, period,” the president said.

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House, Senate GOP’ers At Odds Over Defunding Immigration Plan

The House Appropriations Committee said that Congress cannot insert language to defund the proposal, countering claims from Sen. Jeff Sessions.

Top Senate Dems Back Immigration Plan As Announcement Approaches

“The President’s decision is not a political victory, it’s a victory for families,” Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid said.

Pelosi Praises Diversity Of House Leadership

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke enthusiastically about diversity of the dem. house leadership.

McConnell Vows To Act Against Executive Action On Immigration

“If President Obama acts in defiance of the people and imposes his will on the country, Congress will act,” said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

Rep. Duckworth Announces Baby Girl

Just weeks after winning her second term to the U.S. House, Rep. Duckworth announced the birth of her first baby girl

U.S. Cyber Commander Expects Attack Before 2025

“It is only a matter of the when, not the if, that we are going to see something traumatic,” Adm. Michael Rogers said.