Senate Republicans Block Campaign Finance Bill

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GOP Senators Stall For Time As Elections Near

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Extension Of Unemployment Benefits Clears Hurdle

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Funds Stalled In Congress Amid Afghanistan Fatigue

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Senators Express Doubts On Afghan War

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Congress Stalled As 2 Million Lose Jobless Benefits

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President Obama is greeted by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada during an event at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Friday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Returning From Recess, Senators Face A Stalemate

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Senate Republicans Stall Extension Of Jobless Aid

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Senate Likely To Confirm Petraeus Quickly

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West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd Dies At 92

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West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd Dies At 92

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Skeptical Republicans Await Kagan's Answers

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When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave in to pressures to balance the budget in 1937, unemployment almost doubled. Currently, Democrats are pushing for more government spending to help stimulate the economy and ease unemployment. AP hide caption

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Spending Debate A Throwback To New Deal

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Push To End Secret Holds In Senate Gains Steam

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