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Congress to reform how military handles sexual assault
U.S. military commanders would no longer be permitted to overrule a court-martial judgment in sexual assault cases under reforms set to be approved by the Senate on Thursday and sent to President Barack Obama.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 08:02:37 EST
Budget deal: Progress or pragmatism?
When Republican Rep. Paul Ryan and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray held a news conference -- together -- to announce that they reached a deal on the federal budget, the ideological opposites received immediate praise for their cooperation.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:55:51 EST
Senators to propose new Iran sanctions bill
Two Senators are expected on Friday to introduce bipartisan legislation authorizing new sanctions on Iran to apply further pressure on Tehran to curb its nuclear program.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:35:39 EST
Finally! Senate approves budget, sends to Obama
For the first time in what seems like ages, Congress has passed a government spending plan without resorting to last-minute brinkmanship such as midnight negotiations to prevent an imminent government shutdown.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:09:31 EST
'Do-nothing' Congress? More like 'wasted-time'
Congress set off for a two-week recess Friday, flying out of Washington under a dark cloud: the "Do-nothing" label. But that term is too easy. If you take a closer look, it turns out the better fit may be the "wasted-time" Congress.
Sat, 21 Dec 2013 13:14:46 EST
Real 'do nothing' Congress
Congress is on track for having the least productive year in recent history. CNN's Dana Bash has the report.
Sat, 21 Dec 2013 13:08:49 EST
Obama reflects on 2013
Citing economic progress and other achievements, President Barack Obama on Friday rejected the contention that 2013 was the worst year of his presidency.
Sat, 21 Dec 2013 09:40:10 EST
Can Obama bounce back?
On Crossfire, Penny Lee and John Feehery look ahead to 2014 and what President Obama and Republicans need to accomplish.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 21:04:22 EST
6 reasons 2013 was bad for Obama
How bad of a year was 2013 for President Barack Obama? The economy is strengthening as he starts to wind down America's longest war, but his poll numbers are the lowest since he took office almost five years ago.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 21:04:48 EST
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