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  • Obama, Netanyahu on collision course 6 years in the making
    Associated Press | February 28, 2015 5:41 am
    For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies.
  • GOP leaders are struggling to show they really are in charge
    Associated Press | February 28, 2015 4:52 am
    Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they really are in charge.
  • Annoyance arises from gov't error on health care tax forms
    Associated Press | February 28, 2015 1:12 am
    It's not uncommon to feel some trepidation around tax-filing season. But there's an added hassle this year for nearly a million consumers who got financial help with health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's law.
  • Wisconsin's Walker adjusts to rigor of presidential politics
    Associated Press | February 28, 2015 12:28 am
    Scott Walker may have won three elections in the past four years, but he's still finding his way in presidential politics.
  • Lawmaker reimbursed costs for lavish office decor
    Associated Press | February 28, 2015 12:12 am
    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style of the TV show "Downton Abbey," according to financial records reviewed by The Associated Press.
  • Democrats caught between Obama, Netanyahu on speech
    Associated Press | February 28, 2015 12:12 am
    Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he accepted a Republican invitation to speak to Congress next week on Iran -- a less provocative, closed-door session.
  • Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 9:00 pm
    Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.
  • Obama signs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security funded
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 8:56 pm
    President Barack Obama has signed a one-week funding bill for the Homeland Security Department, keeping the agency open after a showdown that went right up to the brink.
  • Obama, Kerry condemn killing of Russian opposition figure
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 8:36 pm
    President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday condemned the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.
  • Obama bids farewell again to Attorney General Eric Holder
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 7:32 pm
    Eyes glistening, President Barack Obama bid an affectionate farewell Friday to Attorney General Eric Holder. It was a sequel to an emotional going-away at the White House last year, but this tribute came with a soulful surprise.
  • House OKs bill to fund Homeland Security for 1 week
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 7:08 pm
    The House has approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week, with just two hours before a midnight deadline.
  • Pence: 'Dramatically increase' defense spending
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 6:56 pm
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said on Friday that America will not be safe unless its leaders dramatically increase defense spending.
  • Senate approves 1-week funding bill for Homeland Security
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 5:32 pm
    The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown.
  • Rabbi accused of videotaping women resigns from university
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 5:08 pm
    An Orthodox rabbi who pleaded guilty to videotaping nude women in a ritual bath in Washington has resigned from his post at Towson University in Maryland.
  • GOP, Dem senators offer bill challenging Obama on Iran
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 4:56 pm
    A bipartisan group of senators unveiled legislation Friday that would require a congressional review of any deal the Obama administration and other western powers strike with Iran on its nuclear program.
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