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Obama Signs Memorandum Of Disapproval Over NLRB Bill

“Because this resolution seeks to undermine a streamline democratic process that allows American workers to freely choose to make their voices heard, I cannot support it,” Obama said.

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Benghazi Committee Demands Clinton Testimony, Sets May 1st Deadline

Chairman Trey Gowdy sent a letter to Hillary Clinton’s attorney on Tuesday formally requesting her testimony.

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Reid Doesn’t Regret Romney Tax Accusations

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“Well, they can call it whatever they want,” Reid said. “Romney didn’t win, did he?”

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Rep. Duckworth Announces Bid For Senate

Rep. Tammy Duckworth has announced her bid to run for Illinois Senate against GOP incumbent Sen. Mark Kirk

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Students Protests Republican 2016 Federal Budget

Students took to the Capitol grounds in protest over the freezing cap Republicans issued on the Pell Grant, an educational grant normally calculated on current economic conditions and income-based needs.

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Report: Reid Endorses Chuck Schumer As Successor

Schumer is the upper chamber’s third ranking Democrat.

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Obama Applauds Reid Following Retirement Announcement

President Barack Obama talks alone with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the Oval Office following Bipartisan meeting, Jan. 23, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

“The Senate will not be the same without him,” Obama said.

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White House Blasts Senate’s Budget Proposal

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Earnest said the Senate plan relies on “top-down economics and gimmicks.”

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Progressive Group Floats Elizabeth Warren As Dems Next Leader

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“Elizabeth Warren is right up there with others as someone who would be taken very seriously,” PCCC said.

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Harry Reid Won’t Seek Reelection

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by James Cullum)

“I’ve had time to ponder and to think. We’ve got to be more concerned about the country, the Senate, the state of Nevada than us,” Reid said in the video message.

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Sen. Menendez To Face Federal Charges

The Senator could be arraigned as early as Thursday

California Gov. Issues Mandatory Water Restrictions

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“Today we are standing on dry grass where there should be five feet of snow. This historic drought demands unprecedented action,” Gov. Brown said.

Amnesty: US Carried Out Fifth-Most Executions in 2014

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‘Governments are deceiving the public if they say the death penalty will solve crime problems,’ says Amnesty International’s Renzo Pomi.

Iran Talks Extended For Second Time

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The State department announced that Sec. John Kerry will remain in Switzerland another day for negotiations.

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New death penalty statistics show the U.S. carried out the fifth-most executions in 2014 and the Islamic State attacks the Yarmouk refugee camp near Damascus.

Hillary Clinton Urges Arkansas Gov. To Veto Religious Freedom Bill

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Clinton, the presumptive frontrunner for the Democratic nomination in 2016, is expected to officially launch her presidential bid in the weeks ahead.