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The Democrat-controlled Senate failed to gather the 60 votes it needed to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Supporters of a Senate bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast are still scrambling to find the last vote.
One GOP leader opened the possibility of a government shutdown in an attempt to stop President Obama from taking executive action on immigration.
The GOP-led House passed a bill to allow construction of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.
Republicans and Democrats disagree on practically everything, including their investments, except for these companies.
A Senate runoff election in Louisiana between incumbent Mary Landrieu and challenger Bill Cassidy is playing out with the Keystone pipeline vote.
The Army is decreasing the number of officers, who risk facing lowered pensions that can lead to financial instability, reports the New York Times.
By reviewing the Obamacare law yet again, Supreme Court justices could find themselves in the political crosshairs.
Newly re-elected Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he's working a plan for drug testing for people seeking unemployment checks and food stamps.
Republicans are not moving forward with a bill imposing sales tax on online shopping, reports the Financial Times.
The new Republican Congress will clash with the White House over two EPA regulations at the heart of Obama's climate-change agenda. The NYT reports.
Did Obamacare have an inadvertent poison pill in there all along?
The lame-duck session, which begins this week, could be instructive on what to expect from Congress next year, says Politico's Ben White.
Congress talks about immigration reform, but it's not clear that anybody even knows what it means, the Fiscal Times reports.
People hoping for an era of good feelings and accomplishment in the next Congress will be very disappointed.
Sen. John Barrasso, chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, tells CNBC the president fails to realize what happened in the midterms.
If there is less gridlock in Washington, that could lead to a significant expansion of industrial America, Invesco's Ron Sloan told CNBC.
President Barack Obama said he is eager to work with the new Congress to make the next few years as productive as possible.
After Tuesday's sweeping electoral wins, NRCC Chair Rep. Greg Walden predicted the GOP would hold the majority for a long time.
The GOP breakthrough in the midterms represents a setback for the president and changes the outlook for issues key to business.
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