Obama Makes Rare Trip To The Hill For Closed-Door Meetings

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Senate Passes Student Loan Legislation To Lower Interest Rates

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Lawmakers Consider Retooling Voting Rights Act

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Senate Revisits Voting Rights Act Following Court Ruling

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Paul, Cruz Back Bill Changing Military Sexual Assault System

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Critics: Immigration Reform Takes Jobs Away From Black Workers

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People walk on the Columbia University campus in New York City on July 1, the day the federal student loan interest rate hike kicked in. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Still Squabbling Over Student Loan Rate Increase

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Senate Stuck On Student Loan Bill As Rate Is Set To Double

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DOMA Decision Rankles Some Republican Lawmakers

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Veetek Witkowski holds a newly assembled AR-15 rifle at the Stag Arms company in New Britain, Conn., in April. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Why The AR-15 Is More Than Just A Gun

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Secret Surveillance Credited With Preventing Terror Acts

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NSA Chief: Surveillance Programs Disrupted Terror Plots

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NSA Director Briefs Senators on Surveillance Programs

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NSA Head Tells Senate His Agency Didn't Do Anything Wrong

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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is among the lawmakers who say they were never briefed about the government's surveillance programs. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images hide caption

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What Did Congress Really Know About NSA Tracking?

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