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House Speaker John A. Boehner said he's not optimistic Congress will be able to steer clear of the "fiscal cliff" looming at year's end, blaming the Senate and White House for failing to work House Republicans on drafting a plan.
Accepting his party's nomination for re-election, President Obama on Thursday said voters face the most momentous election of a generation and told them they must choose between locking in his vision of a government that works to boost the most vulnerable, or side with Republicans in rolling back his agenda.
President Obama's first four years in office have proven a profitable time for stock pickers on Wall Street and expensive one for everyday commuters, but how the bull market in stocks and the high prices at the pump will balance out at the polls in November is an open question.
Virginia is one of the latest states to slip out from under the federal No Child Left Behind education law.
Virginia is one of the latest states to slip out from under from the federal No Child Left Behind education law.
The Obama administration's pick to be the next ambassador to Iraq is withdrawing his nomination amid concerns that he engaged in improper behavior while working at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad in 2008.
Senate Republicans have signaled that they will block further votes on White House nominations for some top federal courts until after the November presidential election, a move Democrats decry as partisan obstructionism that will strain a judicial system already suffering a backlog of vacancies.
On Saturday, President Obama enjoyed his 94th round of golf since coming to the White House. If golf were his full-time job, that would be the equivalent of nearly three months spent on the greens. While he hit the links, Americans have suffered from high unemployment and a lingering economic malaise with little hope for a prosperous future.
Former Democratic Sen. Bob Kerrey of Nebraska, who left Washington in January 2001, is trying to be the latest to have a second act on Capitol Hill.
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