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Jul 31st

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Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.

Just a day before lawmakers were to begin a five-week summer recess, debate over the proposed lawsuit underscored the harshly partisan tone that has dominated the current Congress almost from its start in January 2013.

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Lawmakers: Obama too aloof with Congress

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans. Lawmake...

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ABC says Rosie O'Donnell is back on ‘The View’

NEW YORK — Rosie O'Donnell will return to ABC's "The View" this September for a most unexpected second act.

ABC announced Thursday, via Twitter, that O'Donnell will join W...

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Landrieu announces $203K grant to fire district 7

Landrieu announces $203K grant to fire district 7

DIXIE INN — In addition to bond money secured by Webster Fire District 7, U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu's office announced Wednesday the district will receive a grant for mo...

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Border surge overwhelming, officials say

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior...

Last Updated ( July 10, 2014 )

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The South prescribes more painkillers, CDC says

NEW YORK — Powerful painkillers have been driving the nation's rising rate of overdose deaths, and now the government is singling out the states where doctors write the m...

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Police ready to abide by court's cellphone ruling

Police ready to abide by court's cellphone ruling

LOS ANGELES — Officers are being briefed during roll calls, new procedures are in place, and prosecutors are considering the effect on potentially thousands of pending co...

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