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WASHINGTON, March 3- With Russia's incursion into Ukraine reviving Cold War-style tensions, President Barack Obama is at risk of suffering a blow to his credibility at a time when he can least afford it: as he tries to convince voters to stick with his fellow Democrats in congressional elections that will help shape his legacy.
MADISON, Wisconsin, Jan 26- Over the past year Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, has worked his way down a checklist of items commonly associated with a run at the U.S. presidency. Senators, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Marco Rubio of Florida.
WASHINGTON, Jan 25- President Barack Obama will urge the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to do more to help poor and middle-class Americans move up the economic ladder. After Obama's speech, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, will deliver a response on behalf of her party.
WASHINGTON, Dec 16- Conservatives in the U.S. Senate are unlikely to stop passage of a two-year budget bill this week, with some Republicans expected to join Democrats in the Senate in voting for the measure.
WASHINGTON, Dec 12- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner erupted in anger at conservative groups who oppose a rare bipartisan two-year budget deal on Thursday as lawmakers prepared to vote on the measure in the lower house.
WASHINGTON, Dec 11- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday were falling in line behind a bipartisan two-year budget deal, indicating that the normally rambunctious group of lawmakers is not spoiling for a year-end fiscal fight.
WASHINGTON, Dec 11- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday were falling in line behind a two-year budget deal negotiated behind closed doors, indicating that the normally rambunctious group of lawmakers is not spoiling for a year-end fiscal fight.
A bipartisan budget deal announced in Congress on Tuesday, would fiscal instability that culminated in October with a partial government shutdown.
WASHINGTON, Nov 27- In its current disarray, Obamacare is providing Republicans with a steady stream of stories that any campaign manager would consider priceless: tales of ordinary people, some dreadfully ill, with canceled health insurance thanks to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
WASHINGTON, Oct 29- American consumers' initial experience on the Obamacare website Healthcare.gov has been inadequate and unacceptable, a key administration official overseeing the troubled launch told a congressional panel on Tuesday.
House of Representatives is unlikely to act on the issue until at least early next year, which could complicate its chances of passing Congress.
*Both Democrats and Republicans skeptical on Iran. *Iran seeks "consistent voice" from Washington. WASHINGTON, Sept 25- After balking at President Barack Obama's plan to attack Syria, the U.S. Congress is also stirring in opposition to his latest foreign policy goal: an effort to improve relations with Iran.
*Must yield to Senate vote later in the day. Republican Senator Ted Cruz slogged into the second day of his marathon attack on Obamacare from the Senate floor on Wednesday, showing almost no signs of relenting after speaking for nearly 16 hours.
*Iran seeks' consistent voice "from Washington. WASHINGTON, Sept 25- After balking at President Barack Obama's plan to attack Syria, the U.S. Congress is also stirring in opposition to his latest foreign policy goal: an effort to improve relations with Iran.
WASHINGTON, Sept 24- There are signs that the conservative Tea Party movement has pushed other Republicans in the U.S. Congress too far and that a counter-revolt may be brewing.
*Tea Party senators thwarted in stalling effort. WASHINGTON, Sept 23- A trio of Tea Party- backed U.S. senators threatening to stall a bill to fund the U.S. government ran into a wall of resistance Monday from top Senate Republicans, including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Ted Cruz has outlined a plan to defund Obamacare going forward, but he needs Republicans to stand up and ban together to vote to withdraw financial support of the health-care law.
The Treasury secretary has managed to stay mostly in the background during his first few months in office. That may be about to change as a new debt ceiling battle heats up.
The Senate is done voting on the comprehensive immigration reform bill. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the bill passed 68-32 and is now headed to the House.
An internal tug of war is raging between Republican luminaries and grassroots conservatives who decry immigration reform as "amnesty." NBC News reports.