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Hey, Superheroes On The National Mall: Any Advice For Congress?

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As Election Nears, Congress Is Expected To Be Less Productive

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Sheldon Adelson listens as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition meeting on March 29 in Las Vegas. Several possible GOP presidential candidates gathered in Las Vegas as Adelson, a billionaire casino magnate, looks for a new favorite to help on the 2016 race for the White House. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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Mega-Donor Opens Wallet On The Hill To Kill Online Gambling

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Ryan's Budget Plan Takes Midterm Elections Into Consideration

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Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., speaks at an Oct. 2013 news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Landrieu's support for the Affordable Care Act is center stage in her campaign for a fourth Senate term. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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How To Meet Your Congressman

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President Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in November 2013, shortly after the Senate voted 52-48 to weaken the power of the filibuster. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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With Clock Ticking Down, Obama Polishes Judicial Legacy

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Senators Agree To Compromise Extending Jobless Benefits

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Gillibrand, McCaskill Square Off Over Military Assault Prosecutions

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Democrats Help Block Nominee For DOJ's Top Civil Rights Job

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House Approves Measure To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

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Levees, like this one in New Orleans, must be certified by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before appearing on federal flood maps. This change has resulted in higher flood insurance premiums in some areas. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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FEMA Flood Insurance Law Faces Partial Repeal Over Premiums

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Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., has won some conservative supporters in her state, but her support for Obamacare is putting her re-election at risk. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Democratic Sen. Landrieu Walks A Fine Line In Red Louisiana

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From Team To League, Congress Members Shift Pressure On Skins

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