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  • VIDEO: Marco Rubio touts his plan to turn around economy

    With the news Wednesday morning that the economy shrank by 2.9 percent in the first three months of 2014, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., tackled issues he believes will help turn those numbers around.

  • VIDEO: Senate Dems reintroduce failed Disclose Act

    Senate Democrats on Tuesday reintroduced transparency legislation that failed to pass in 2010 and again in 2012.

  • VIDEO: President Obama announces help for working families

    President Obama on Monday announced plans to sign a presidential memorandum aimed at easing workplace struggles for working families.

  • VIDEO: Joe Biden rallies support at summit on working families in D.C.

    "It's about creating policies to allow your worker to balance family and work," the vice president said. "And it's never going to be an absolute balance, but in a way that's better for them.

  • VIDEO: Republican senators attend 'Road to Majority' event in DC

    Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., came out to support the conservative movement Thursday at the Road to Majority Conference.

  • VIDEO: Senators propose a hike in federal gas tax

    U.S. Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., introduced legislation Wednesday to raise the country's gas tax as a plan to save the Highway Trust Fund from drying up.

  • VIDEO: Bipartisan lawmakers fret over budget's future

    The future of the federal budget is very much in flux. Bipartisan budget experts forsee a grim future if nothing is done to stifle the budget deficit. It currently stands at about $500 billion and is expected to top $1 trillion in the next 10 years.

  • VIDEO: Citizens call for 'National Non-Violence Week'

    As gun violence continues to grow in the United States, more and more people are hoping to change that. Since the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting in December 2012, where 26 people were killed, including 20 children, there have been a documented 41 deaths in incidents at U.S. schools....

  • Morning Examiner for June 12

    Eric Cantor's no good, terrible week continues as he announced late Wednesday afternoon he will step down as House majority leader on July 31.

  • VIDEO: Chuck Hagel stands by decision to exchange Taliban detainees

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel fully stands by the decision to exchange five senior members of the Taliban for the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, he said at a House Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday morning.

  • Morning Examiner for June 10

    President Obama moves online today. The commander in chief will participate in his first ever Tumblr Q&A. The microblogging website's founder, David Karp, will host the online chat.

  • Morning Examiner for June 9

    The Washington Examiner Morning Examiner is a round-up of the day's top political stories from the White House, Capitol Hill and the campaign trail.



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