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Obama aims to sidestep Congress with new initiatives to reduce carbon emissions

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:52am
President Barack Obama will direct his administration on Tuesday to begin addressing the issue of climate change with a series of ambitious executive branch actions, sidestepping a Congress that has displayed little appetite for addressing the issue.  Among a range of initiatives aimed at cutting carbon emissions both at home and internationally, the president will announce a directive for the Env...    

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Obama to lay out plans to tackle climate change

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:39am
    

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High Court strikes down key part of Voting Rights Act

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:39am
    

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Is climate change one of the greatest challenges of our time?

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:39am
    

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Winner of special election in Massachusetts would fill Kerry’s seat

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:39am
    

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The popularity of GOP governors vs. the national party

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:27am
    

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Supreme Court strikes down part of Voting Rights Act

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:27am
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a civil rights law that requires some states to get federal permission to change their voting rules, but it struck down the map of which jurisdictions are covered.The opinion was written by Chief Justice John Roberts.This is a breaking story. Please check back for updates.    

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Sharpton: Don't judge Paula Deen from 20 years ago, judge her from now

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:10am
    

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IRS scrutinized progressive groups; SCOTUS punts on affirmative action

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:10am
    

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Democrats look to keep Kerry's seat in special election as voting begins

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:33am
Democrats in Massachusetts are looking to avoid a huge upset as voters Tuesday hit the polls to select a new senator to fill the vacancy left by now-Secretary of State John Kerry. It was just over two years ago when Republican Scott Brown shook up the political world by winning another special election to replace the late Democratic legend Ted Kennedy for the Bay State.  But that was then. In this...    

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First Thoughts: Restarting the climate-change conversation

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:33am
Obama chases his legacy on climate change with no clear path forward in Congress … Does the speech potentially endanger his EPA nominee? … Immigration clears another hurdle, and is on path to 70 vote (or close to it) … Boehner’s three paths in the House (and there’s no urgency) … Did the IRS controversy lose its punch with new report? … What does the Supreme Court do today? … Markey-Gomez finally ...    

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Why Obama's presidency is currently in a 'dead zone'

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 7:40am
    

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Snowden's whereabouts a mystery; Paula Deen loses major deal

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 7:23am
    

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IRS also scrutinized progressive groups seeking tax-exempt status

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 7:11am
    

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Immigration inches forward in the Senate

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:28pm
    

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Paul Ryan flubs math in rush to scapegoat farm bill failure

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:28pm
    

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White House heralds climate change orders from Obama

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:28pm
    

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O’Donnell wants you to sign WH petition

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:28pm
    

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Legislators brace for SCOTUS voting rights ruling

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:28pm
    

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