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  • Harry Reid loves soccer shootouts

    The Senate majority leader recalls his son's penalty kick in an NCAA tournament game, and likens Argentinian star Messi to the great Pele.

  • House GOP will sue Obama over employer mandate waiver

    House Republicans will use President Obama's "unilateral actions" on the health care law as the central focus of their lawsuit against him, the GOP leadership announced Thursday.

  • Super PAC commits to spend $2 million against embattled Maine governor

    A Democrat-backed super PAC called Maine Forward has committed to spending $2 million against Republican Gov. Paul LePage and for Democratic nominee Mike Michaud in the run-up to the Pine Tree State's elections this fall, according to the Bangor Daily News.

  • No charges for officers in shooting near Capitol

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Officers who fatally shot an unarmed Connecticut woman after a high-speed car chase from the White House to the Capitol last fall will not face criminal charges, the Justice Department said Thursday. Prosecutors who spent months investigating the shooting of Miriam Carey,...

  • Elijah Cummings: The Democrats' first line of defense against Republican attacks

    There is no better manifestation of the rancorous partisan gridlock that has gripped Congress in recent years than the parties' proxy war between Reps. Elijah Cummings and Darrell Issa.

  • Republicans want this man to investigate IRS targeting of conservative groups

    Republicans don't trust the Justice Department to investigate the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups and now want the department's inspector general to look into the matter instead.

  • Senate Republicans call on Obama to send military advisers to Jordan

    Senate Republicans want President Obama to sent military advisers to Jordan to help the country develop a defense against the Islamic militant group now fighting to take over Iraq and other areas of the Middle East.

  • Federal judge orders IRS to swear that it can't recover Lois Lerner's lost emails

    A federal judge wants the IRS to make a sworn statement of how it lost Lerner's emails and what it can do to get them back. The IRS and Judicial Watch will also have to meet in September in front of a federal magistrate who is an expert on electronic records in the courts.

  • Nancy Pelosi: Americans should 'be afraid' of the Supreme Court

    "We should be afraid of this court, that five guys should start determining what contraceptions are legal," Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday at the Capitol. "It is so stunning."

  • Congress signals it will change law to speed up deportations of children

    Congressional lawmakers signaled Thursday that a $3.7 billion spending measure to cope with the immigrant surge at the border will include a provision allowing speedier deportations of thousands of minors.

  • Why Republicans are annoyed by Democrats' anti-perk pledges

    A half-dozen Democratic candidates for the House have settled on suspiciously similar lists of perks they'd end if elected.

  • New pressures for special prosecutor on IRS scandal

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • New pressures for special prosecutor on IRS scandal • Unions tell Obama to go big, go alone on immigration • Chelsea joins Hill and Bubba in buck raking biz • Coulter to McDaniel: You’re not helping •...

  • Obama kills time amid border crisis

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Obama kills time amid border crisis • Hey ladies: Udall sponsors bill to restore ObamaCare birth control mandate • Hillary denies American ‘monarchy’ • Power Play: N.H. race stays interesting • Filet of...

  • Obama getting cold shoulder in Colorado

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Obama getting cold shoulder in Colorado • Loose lips may sink Obama border play • Baier Tracks: On second thought • NYT riffs on Hillary’s Wall Street worries • Your opinion counts… against you in court...

  • Fins in the water: New ObamaCare warning signs emerge

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Fins in the water: New ObamaCare warning signs emerge • Obama to Texas for bundlers, not border • Hillary defends stint as lawyer for child rapist • Power Play: Udall defends Obama on energy • If your dream...



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