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Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives

The white spruce came from Chippewa National Park in Minnesota.

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House Republicans File Suit Against Obamacare

“If this president can get away with making his own laws, future presidents will have the ability to as well,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said in a statement.

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Pentagon: Sequestration Would Require “Drastic”, “Arbitrary” Cuts

The Department of Defense isn’t taking federal sequestration lying down.

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Pentagon Denies Ransom Paid For Bowe Bergdahl’s Release

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive in Afghanistan for five years, was traded for five Taliban commanders in May.

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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.

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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.

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Pelosi Praises Diversity Of House Leadership

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

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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.).

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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

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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.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – November 21, 2014

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The E.U. moves to crack down on plastic bag use across the continent and Joe Biden visits Kiev, but omits mention of new non-lethal assistance to the country.

Obama Tells Congress to “Pass A Bill”

“Pass a bill because the actions I’ve taken are only a temporary first step,” said President Obama at Del Sol High School in Nevada.

Alleged FARC Member Extradited To U.S.

Diego Alfonso Navarrete Beltran was extradited to the U.S. for his alleged participation in the kidnapping of three American hostages

The Latest On The Claims Backlog At The Department Of Veterans Affairs

TRNS interviewed Allison Hickey, Under Secretary for Benefits in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Plague Outbreak Hits Madagascar

Tired of Ebola? Now, the World Health Organization is warning against the Plague in Africa.

The Latest On Ferguson, Immigration, The Middle East And More

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