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GOP lawmaker objects to 9-0 vote for Obama library

04/18/2014 12:22pm
At least one Republican lawmaker says he's filing a protest after an Illinois House committee recorded a 9-0 vote to commit $100 million to bring President Barack Obama's library to Chicago, even though only five Democrats — and none of the committee's four GOP members — were there.

Supreme Court could weigh in on NSA case, justice says

04/18/2014 1:34pm
A Supreme Court justice Thursday night suggested the legality of National Security Agency activities could be decided by the court.

Spokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate

04/18/2014 1:41pm
Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.

Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

04/18/2014 3:13pm
Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered Democratic prospects of retaining the seat they've held for a century, thanks to the value of incumbency.

RNC team examines Las Vegas as convention site

04/18/2014 3:51pm
A Republican National Committee team has paid a visit to Las Vegas to explore the logistics for staging the GOP's 2016 national convention.

DNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt

04/18/2014 4:30pm
The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.