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  • Elizabeth Warren Fires Back After Wall Street Threats

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has a blunt message for the big Wall Street banks that may withhold campaign donations to Senate Democrats in hopes of quieting her calls to break up the banks. “It wil …

  • Colorado Asks Supreme Court To Toss Marijuana Lawsuit Filed By Nebraska, Oklahoma

    The Colorado Attorney General’s Office on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma that contends Colorado’s legalization of marijuana is causing an inc …

  • Mexico Pledges To Hit Peak Emissions By 2026

    WASHINGTON — The Mexican government pledged to hit peak emissions by 2026 in an announcement made Friday. Officials also said that Mexico will cut its emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases by …

  • Immigration Reform Advocates To Lose Champion With Harry Reid Retirement

    WASHINGTON — Friday morning was strange for Astrid Silva, a 27-year-old undocumented immigrant in Las Vegas. Just before 5 a.m. PST, her longtime pen pal, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), …

  • Arkansas Senate Passes Religion Bill Called Anti-Gay

    (Adds Walmart comment) By Jon Herskovitz March 27 (Reuters) – The Arkansas Senate overwhelmingly approved on Friday a Republican-backed bill whose authors say is intended to protect religious freedoms …

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  • Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices' cover makeover

    The original is replaced with a slightly softer look.

  • Inside Schumer's 24-hour campaign for leader

    The New York senator got emotional over Harry Reid’s retirement. Then he got to work to take his job.

  • Gowdy: Clinton wiped her server clean

    She also did not provide any correspondence or emails to the Select Committee on Benghazi.

  • Reid's legacy: Dogged and smarter than you think

    How a gruff, pro-life Mormon westerner became a dominant Democratic force in the Senate.

  • Advocates: DOJ claims in child migrant case 'fantasy'

    Justice Department attorneys blame Congress for not providing more money for defense counsel.

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