Supreme Court Invalidates 3 Obama Recess Appointments

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Addressing Border Crisis, Politicians Find Invitation In Misperception

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GOP: McCarthy Voted Majority Leader; Scalise Chosen As Whip

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GOP Completes Leadership Shuffle, As McCarthy And Scalise Step Up

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Hagel Defends Bergdahl Exchange Before House Panel

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Senators Reach Deal To Pay For Veterans' Care Outside VA System

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Outraged Senators Reach Across Aisle For Deal On VA Wait Times

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There's an idea in the Senate that it's still a chamber operating on mutual respect and goodwill between colleagues. That's why venerable traditions like "blue slips" — slips of paper senators can use to block any White House choice for judgeships in their home state — carry over today. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Old Senate Tradition Lies Behind Controversial Judge's Nomination

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House Panel Wants More Done To Undermine Boko Haram

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Obama Judicial Nominee Gets A Hostile Reception From Democrats

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Pipefitters work on construction of the Keystone XL pipeline's southern portion outside Tulsa, Okla., in January. PR Newswire hide caption

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Election-Year Politics Dooms Energy Bill, Averts Pipeline Vote

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., started what she calls power workshops for women in the Senate years ago. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Women On Capitol Hill Reach Across Party Lines To Get Things Done

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., asks a question of a witness on Capitol Hill during a June 2013 committee hearing. Since her appointment in 2009, Gillibrand has become one of the Senate's top fundraisers. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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From Humble Beginnings, A Powerhouse Fundraising Class Emerges

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Senate Republicans Block Bill To Raise Federal Minimum Wage

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