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Post-Shutdown, Few Concrete Budget Proposals Between Parties

Democrats and Republicans running in 2014 have been generous with their criticism after the latest short-term deal to keep the governing running and pay U.S. debts.

10/27/2013

Immigration reform advocates stage a demonstration in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), office on June 13, 2013 in Newark, N.J. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Protesters Show Up At ICE Office To Stop Deportations Despite It Being Closed For Columbus Day

Protesting immigration activists danced and chanted Monday outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, calling on President Barack Obama to end all deportations.

10/15/2013

Yet Landrieu's fellow Southern Democrats running in 2014 Senate races have taken a more cautious approach in the face of Republican pressure over the law they deride as "Obamacare."  (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Healthcare, Debt Limit A Tricky Talking Point For Southern Democrats

Yet Landrieu’s fellow Southern Democrats running in 2014 Senate races have taken a more cautious approach in the face of Republican pressure over the law they deride as “Obamacare.”

10/14/2013

On the day consumers start perusing newly launched federal online health exchanges, Republican governors who oppose President Barack Obama's insurance overhaul have been largely silent. But the law is going into effect without them. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP States Offer Little Help To Health Care Exchanges

On the day consumers start perusing newly launched federal online health exchanges, Republican governors who oppose President Barack Obama’s insurance overhaul have been largely silent. But the law is going into effect without them.

10/01/2013

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Mo Ivory: Update On Syria – In Plain English

It seems we have a deal on the table. President Barack Obama spoke to Americans Tuesday night to explain the crisis in Syria, address the concerns many Americans have about getting involved in another war […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2013

Former US President Jimmy Carter speaks.  (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Carter Backs Diplomacy Plan To Disarm Syria

Former President Jimmy Carter says he believes the best path forward in Syria is for the United States to work out a deal with Russia for Syria to give up its chemical weapons.

09/10/2013

File photo of  U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson.  I(credit: Moses Robinson/Getty Images)

Sen. Isakson Plans To Vote Against Striking Syria

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson says he plans to vote against authorizing a military strike in Syria.

WAOK-AM–09/09/2013

Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn, and Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., visit after news briefing to unveil legislative proposals on health care at the Capitol on May 4, 2005 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: Gov’t Shutdown To Defund Obamacare ‘Reckless Game That Will Not Succeed’

In the past three years, Rep. John Barrow has outraged fellow Democrats with his vote against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and been attacked by Republicans for refusing to support a full repeal. And the deep South’s last white Democratic congressman is still defying both parties with his stance on the law.

09/03/2013

A rebel fighter points his weapon at regime forces in an industrial area of Syria's eastern town of Deir Ezzor, on Sept. 2, 2013. (credit: ABO SHUJA/AFP/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: I’m ‘Deeply Skeptical’ Using Force Against Syria In Nation’s Interest

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson says he’s “deeply skeptical” that using force against Syria is in the nation’s interest.

09/03/2013

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Congress Commemorates 1963 March On Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans and Democrats are meeting in the grand Statuary Hall of the Capitol to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Wednesday’s ceremony was being […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013

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