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Rubio pushing for diplomacy and foreign aid

11/20/2013 10:35am
GOP Sen. Marco Rubio is trying to separate himself from a growing isolationist wing of the Republican Party by pushing to make "decisive" diplomacy and foreign aid, rather than military power, the pillars of American foreign policy.

Harry Reid could go nuclear this week

11/20/2013 1:26pm
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, frustrated by Republicans who have been blocking President Barack Obama's nominees, could invoke the so-called "nuclear option" this week — a controversial move that would change Senate rules over GOP objections to prevent filibusters of presidential nominations, according to one senior Democratic aide and another Democratic source.

Probe committee to report findings in Swallow investigation

11/20/2013 9:01pm
The lieutenant governor's office is expected to announce as early as Thursday results of an investigation into whether Utah Attorney General John Swallow violated state election laws.