Congress Wraps Up Contentious Session To Campaign

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Republicans Block Bill To Tax Firms That Export Jobs

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On Capitol Hill, Colbert Speaks For 'Powerless'

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GOP Blocks Bill To End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

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'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Holds Up Defense Policy Bill

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Senate Panel Backs Ratification Of Russia Nuke Treaty

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GOP Insists It Won't Give In On Tax Cuts

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Congress Returns To Talk Economy, But May Do Little

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Bipartisan Tax Overhaul Faces Uphill Battle

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The Politics Of A Tax Hike

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President Bush signs the 2003 tax cut package at the White House. With Bush are then-Commerce Secretary Donald Evans, Treasury Secretary John Snow, Senate Majority Leader Sen. Bill Frist, and House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Bill Thomas. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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As Clock Ticks, Lawmakers Revisit Bush Tax Cuts

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada gestures during a news conference on Thursday, the last day before the Senate's summer recess. The majority Democrats were determined not to leave empty-handed, as both parties gird for potentially game-changing midterm elections. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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In The End, Few Bills Break Through Senate Gridlock

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Senate Aims To Pass Energy Bill Before Recess

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Senate Republicans Block Campaign Finance Bill

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GOP Senators Stall For Time As Elections Near

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