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Report: Reid and staff intervened to expedite visa applications for Vegas hotel investors
Fox News | 12/10/13 9:29 PM
The Obama administration expedited visa applications for about two dozen foreign investors for a Las Vegas casino hotel after pressure from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his staff, the Washington Times reported Tuesday.
Democrat Clark wins congressional election in Massachusetts
Reuters | 12/10/13 9:28 PM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Eastern Massachusetts voters elected a Democratic state senator as their newest representative in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday in a special election to fill the seat formerly held by now-Senator Edward Markey, according to local media reports.
GOP Faces Infighting Challenges in 2014 Races
ABC Politics | 12/10/13 9:24 PM
The Republican Party's civil war seems to be escalating with the surprise challenge by Rep. Steven Stockman of Texas to incumbent Sen. John Cornyn, the second highest ranking Republican in the Senate
Budget negotiators announce deal that would prevent January shutdown
CNN | 12/10/13 8:54 PM
Congressional negotiators reached a bipartisan budget compromise on Tuesday that would prevent another government shutdown, if approved by the House and Senate.
Obama shakes up White House team
CNN | 12/10/13 8:52 PM
President Obama hopes two additions to his staff will help turn around his second term. Brianna Keilar reports.
Ryan: From fiscal wonk to deal maker
CNN | 12/10/13 8:47 PM
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, fiscal deal maker?
Democrat Clark wins Mass. congressional special election
Fox News | 12/10/13 8:30 PM
Democrat Katherine Clark easily won a special election to fill the Massachusetts' 5th Congressional District seat vacated by Edward Markey, defeating three opponents Tuesday and becoming only the fifth woman to represent Massachusetts in the U.S. House.
Ryan: Bipartisan budget deal 'moves the ball in the right direction'
Fox News | 12/10/13 8:24 PM
Ryan, R-Wis., said on “On the Record” the compromise both moves toward what he wanted, which was a step toward fiscal conservatism and deficit reduction, and what Murray, D-Wash., wanted, which was relief from the sequester.
Cruz Says He Walked Out of Mandela Service When Raul Castro Spoke
ABC Politics | 12/10/13 8:15 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walked out of former South African President Nelson Mandela’s memorial service Tuesday when Cuban President Raul Castro gave a speech, a spokeswoman for Cruz said. “Sen. Cruz very much hopes that Castro learns the lessons of Nelson Mandela,” Catherine Frazier, a...
7 Things to Know About Katherine Clark
Roll Call (CQ) | 12/10/13 7:49 PM
State Sen. Katherine Clark, a Democrat, seized victory Tuesday in the special election for Massachusetts' 5th District.