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Schumer: Government Must Be “The People’s Champion” For 2016

“By using government in a direct and focused way, we will provide a shield against large forces that work against middle class families,” Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) said.

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McCain Pushing Lindsey Graham to Run In 2016

“I know of no one who is better versed and more important on national security policy and defense than Lindsey Graham,” Sen. John McCain said.

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Democrats’ Approval Ratings Plummet To All Time Low

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The numbers mark a record low and shows a decline of six percent since the last poll which was conducted just before the midterm elections.

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Begich Defeated By Sullivan In Alaska Senate Race

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According to the Associated Press, Begich had not yet conceded the race, but indications were that he could not overcome his deficit.

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Immigration Activists Press Obama On Executive Action For Reform

Due to lack of immigration reform and progress with other issues, Democrats saw drop in support among Latino voters go to Republicans in the Midterm election.

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Republican Charlie Baker Wins Massachusetts Governor’s Race

Charlie Baker greets supporters in Boston, Massachusetts on election night. November 5, 2014. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

In extremely close election, Democrat Martha Coakley withholds concession until final voting totals are received Wednesday.

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Senator Jeanne Shaheen Narrowly Re-elected in New Hampshire

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen addresses her supporters after narrowly winning reelection. (Photo By Paayal Zaveri)

Shaheen withstood a closer-than-expected challenge from former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown.

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Senate Leaders Call For Cooperation

“Just because we have a two party system doesn’t mean that we have to be in perpetual conflict,” McConnell said.

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Republican National Committee Eyes Six New Senate Seats

“We feel like getting to six tonight,” RNC Chair Reince Priebus told reporters.

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The Latest On That Nailbiter Election In Connecticut

It’s going to be a squeaker.

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Listen: The Holiday Weekend Ahead – November 27-December 1

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OPEC members talk oil in Vienna, Nicolas Sarkozy attempts to reenter French politics and Swiss voters decide whether to embrace a limited ‘gold standard’

Obama: Turkey Pardon 2014 “Fully Within My Legal Authority”

“I know some will call this amnesty, but don’t worry,” President Obama said. “There’s plenty of Turkey to go around.”

Justice Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Surgery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Justice's Conference Room prior to Justice Elana Kagan's Investiture Ceremony. Photo/Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

“As long as I can do the job full steam…I think I’ll recognize when the time comes that I can’t any longer,” Justice Ginsburg told Elle magazine in September, “But now I can.”

EPA Proposes Plan To Restrict Smog-causing Ozone

“Today’s proposal is about informing Americans about healthy air quality so they can protect themselves as well as their families,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

400,000 Sign Up In First Week Of Obamacare

This year the numbers from the first week were trumpeted over Burwell’s Twitter account in a series of tweets, including how many people had used the call centers set up to help people enroll.

King Abdullah II To Visit White House

The meeting between the two leaders is scheduled for Dec. 5 so that they can discuss ongoing issues in the Middle east.