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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz In Austin To Decry Net Neutrality

Sen. Ted Cruz is visiting a startup mentoring program in Austin on Friday to speak about the net neutrality issue, which he has described as “Obamacare for the internet.”

11/14/2014

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Capitol Christmas Tree To Get Drink At Itasca Park

The Chirstimas Tree for the White House has been chosen.

10/26/2014

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Former Biden Chief Of Staff Appointed Ebola Czar

Obama has been under pressure to name an Ebola “czar” to oversee health security in the U.S. and actions to help stem the outbreak in West Africa.

10/17/2014

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Obama “Committed” To Net Neutrality

President Barack Obama says he is “unequivocally committed” to keeping the Internet free and open, a concept known as “net neutrality.”

10/10/2014

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Trending: President Obama’s Coffee Cup Salute

The White House posted a video to its Instagram account that is getting a lot of attention.

09/24/2014

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U.S. To Assign Military To Fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region.

09/16/2014

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White House Backs Police Body Cameras

Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution for bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said.

09/16/2014

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The Ice Bucket Stops With Obama

Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next. But President Barack Obama won’t follow their lead.

08/21/2014

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GOP Scrambles For Border Bill Votes

There was some late maneuvering on Wednesday ahead of a planned vote on Thursday on a $659 million bill to send resources that would address the immigration crisis on the border.

07/31/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry waits during his introduction before addressing Austin's largest naturalization ceremony at the Delco Activity Center on May 11, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Taylor Jones/Getty Images)

Perry Expected To Announce National Guard Border Deployment

Gov. Rick Perry will announce the deployment of as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to help stem the tide of immigrants surging into the country illegally, according to conservative activists and media reports.

07/20/2014

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Broad Resistance To Border Bill

The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the southern border.

07/17/2014

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Dems Seek Edge In Contraception Ruling

Democrats see a political winner in the defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives.

07/16/2014

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