David Welna David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.
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It Will Be Up To Congress To Change Automatic Sentencing

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Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks during the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic in Fancy Farm, Ky., on Aug. 3. McConnell said this week that using a big spending bill to defund Obamacare is not the way to go. Stephen Lance Dennee/AP hide caption

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GOP Debate: Is Obamacare Fight Worth A Government Shutdown?

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks Tuesday on Capitol Hill. After a compromise, Reid stepped back from a threat to strip the Senate GOP minority of its right to filibuster executive branch nominees. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Senate Democrats Back Off 'Nuclear Option' To End Filibusters

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Senate Democrats Fed Up With Filibusters On Nominations

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House Republicans Start Crafting Their Own Immigration Bill

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