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Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

...spokesman Marshall Wittmann.The disapproval resolution would be sure to pass the GOP-led House, but there, too, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has pledged to muster enough votes to sustain Obama's veto - which could only be overturned with two-thirds...
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Trump-GOP feud escalates after rival goes after him

...the paper of unfair treatment of his campaign.The storm over Trump is proving to be fodder for Democrats.Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid noted that while Trump's GOP White House rivals were nearly unanimous in denouncing his comments on...
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At workshop, 'ordinary people' consider seeking office

...campaign. Making sure dates are hit and books are kept can make or break a campaign.Some attendees, like Juneau Democratic leader Nancy Courtney or Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest organizer Alyson Currey, attended to learn more about campaigning...
Sen. Schumer squeezed on Obama's Iran nuclear deal

...political straddle that reflects the 64-year-old New York senator's competing roles as next-in-line Senate Democratic leader, unquestioned congressional ally of Israel, leading fundraiser and strategist for his party, and lawmaker from...
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US: 21M affected by govt. data breach

...Still, the government declined to say who was behind the attack.Numerous U.S. lawmakers, including Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, have said China was behind the attack. But Michael Daniel, Obama's cybersecurity coordinator, said...
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GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with Iran

...prospective deal with Iran but other international agreements as well.With Cotton presiding over the Senate on Monday, Democratic leader Harry Reid spoke out, saying Republicans were driven by animosity toward Obama and unwilling to recognize that American...
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Paul protests Patriot Act for hours held by telephone companies on a case-by-case basis. The vote was 338-88, and House Republican and Democratic leaders have insisted the Senate act on their bill.But McConnell and several other top Republicans prefer to simply reauthorize...
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Senate puts trade bill back on track

...politics and doing what's best for our country," he said.He spoke at a news conference shortly after House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California told reporters that the bill's fate would mark a test of leadership for Boehner - a...
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Obama AG nominee up for confirmation

...We needed to finish the trafficking bill. It was an important bill.""Let's get out of this quickly," said Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada. "Let's get Loretta Lynch confirmed."A vote on final passage of the trafficking bill...
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Budget closeouts among things to watch in Legislature month. Parole officer caseloadThe House State Affairs Committee on Tuesday plans to hear a bill from House Democratic Leader Chris Tuck that would set a maximum caseload for probation and parole officers. In his sponsor statement, Tuck...
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