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President Obama Sends Congress Record $4.1 Trillion 2017 Spending PlanPresident Barack Obama is sending Congress his eighth and final budget, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives.
As Sign-Up Season Ends Many American Remain UninsuredMost uninsured Americans are sitting on the sidelines as sign-up season under the federal health law comes to a close, according to a new poll that signals the nation's historic gains in coverage are slowing.
Trump Looks To Grab Attention As GOP Rivals DebateDonald Trump is sticking by his decision to boycott tonight's Republican presidential debate, the last one before the Iowa caucuses on Monday.
TX Senator Cornyn A 'Peacemaker' As GOP Rift On Criminal Justice WidensA widening Republican rift over revamping the nation's criminal justice system is dashing hopes for overhaul in the final year of President Barack Obama's tenure despite strong bipartisan support and a concerted effort by the second-ranking GOP senator.
Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines Shames Ted Cruz On TwitterCountry crooner and controversial advocate/artist Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks tweeted this weekend that she’s “ashamed Ted Cruz” is from America.
Glenn Beck Endorses Ted Cruz For PresidentCruz's campaign announced the endorsement Saturday.
Looming East Coast Blizzard Forces Government Shutdown, Affects TravelThe National Weather Service says the blizzard about to hit the Eastern United States could rank near the top 10 ever to hit the region.
Election-Year Clash On Immigration Heads To Supreme CourtUnderscoring the political dimension, the case will be argued in April and decided by late June, about a month before both political parties gather for their nominating conventions.
Sarah Palin Backs Donald Trump's 2016 BidRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump received a key endorsement from former Alaska governor and conservative heavyweight Sarah Palin, Tuesday.
Texas Court Starts Voiding Internet 'Dirty Talk' ConvictionsA Texas court that ruled a law clamping down on Internet dirty talk could deem illegal everything from '50 Shades of Grey' to videos of Miley Cyrus twerking is starting to throw out convictions.
TransCanada Files Legal Challenges To Keystone Pipeline RejectionTransCanada filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday in Houston alleging President Barack Obama's decision in November to kill the pipeline exceeded his power under the U.S. Constitution.
House Vote To Send Health Law Repeal To Obama For First TimeThe House is poised to open its legislative year by sending a bill to President Barack Obama's desk repealing his signature health care law.

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