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Iowa House members mirror GOP's national divide

10/05/2013 6:37am
U.S. Reps. Steve King and Tom Latham represent adjoining congressional districts in Iowa, and are devout Republicans. Yet in philosophy and style, they couldn't be further apart on how they approach fiscal matters and fight for their positions.

Even amid furloughs, some Texans cheer Cruz

10/05/2013 9:23am
Thanks to Texas' new senator, Dale Huls is out of a job _ at least for now. Yet Huls has never been prouder that he voted for him.

DOD recall, back-pay bill mark Day 5 of shutdown

10/05/2013 7:51pm
For days lawmakers have debated which federal workers should be put back to work. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ended the argument Saturday for most Pentagon civilian employees, ordering nearly all 350,000 back on the job.