Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a 2011 law that effectively stops collective bargaining for most public employees.
Action moves to the Senate after the perennially divided House approved a $16 billion bill for veterans health care.
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted to sue President Obama of overstepping his authority with his signature health care law.
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