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  • To build or not to build? Key issues and updates in the Keystone XL oil pipeline debate

    The Senate is closing in on a vote to authorize the Keystone XL oil pipeline, although Democrats temporarily stalled progress Monday. But the fate of the $8 billion project depends not only on what happens in Congress, but also in the courts, at the...
  • House border bill yanked as GOP remains divided

    WASHINGTON House Republican leaders Monday pulled a controversial border security bill from a pending vote, citing severe weather conditions in the Northeast and a short congressional work week but opponents said it was yanked because of sagging...
  • Is Obama pro- or anti-drilling? It depends

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is attempting to create a legacy as both driller-in-chief and environmental champion, as he proposes to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness while also touting a drilling boom across the United States...
  • House Democrats seek paid leave for federal workers

    House Democrats seek paid leave for federal workers
    Federal workers would be entitled to six weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child under legislation introduced Monday by several House Democrats – a long shot effort that comes a week after President Barack Obama called for the...
  • It's not time for Congress to play 'bad cop' on Iran

    Washington has been diverted in recent days by the drama created when House Republicans — without consulting the Obama administration — invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month on the subject of Iran's...
  • GOP senators, and possible 2016 rivals, vie at Koch brothers retreat

    Three potential Republican presidential contenders parried on issues including Cuba policy and the qualities necessary to win the White House during a Sunday night panel discussion that also afforded an unprecedented, if limited, peek into the workings of...
  • Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' between US and India, make progress on nuclear accord

    President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi. Standing side by side at the stately...
  • Protecting Alaskan wilderness

    Based on the reactions of Alaska Republicans, one might think that President Barack Obama had decided to unilaterally ban guns and snowmobiles from the 49th state instead of merely proposing to upgrade the protected status for certain federally-owned land...
  • Obama watches the spectacle of India on parade

    NEW DELHI There were elaborate floats and colorfully attired children dancing, ornate floral displays and lots of soldiers, tanks and missiles. Even a camel-mounted military force complete with its own marching band. And for the first time in history,...
  • Obama offers condolences to Abe, blames terror group for 'brutal murder' of Japanese hostage

    President Barack Obama has offered condolences to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the killing of a Japanese national by the Islamic State group. The White House says Obama telephoned Abe from India. Obama arrived there Sunday morning for a three-...
  • Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia to pay respects after king's death

    President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation's new monarch, the White House said Saturday. The scheduling shift, announced just...