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After months of railing against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans scored a key victory in a hard-fought congressional race that had been closely watched as a bellwether of midterm elections in November.
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Mayors of three historic Alabama cities met Monday to help designate the Edmund Pettus Bridge - the scene of a violent assault by state troopers on peaceful marchers in 1965 - as a national landmark.
A member of the House armed services committee late Tuesday called on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to direct the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy to re-examine troops in sensitive posts in light Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
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A plan to phase out government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and instead use mainly private insurers to backstop home loans has advanced in Congress.
Crowds line the street during the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston, Sunday, March 18, 2012.
Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
Fallon traveled to the Windy City to join Mayor Rahm Emanuel and over 3,200 Chicagoans in taking a dip into icy Lake Michigan waters on March 2. "You didn't see any black people there," Harvey replied, causing the crowd to erupt in laughter.
This video framegrab from Senate Television shows Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
In this Oct. 25, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama walks down the stairs from Air Force One upon his arrival at JFK International Airport in New York.
Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of the devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
Americans can act to help those in Africa, along with those in need here, by first deciding specifically how they want to help, former President Bill Clinton told a crowd gathered Monday to discuss trade opportunities in Africa.
ASSOCIATED PRESS 3/10/14 WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is calling on the government's top health official to overturn the approval of a powerful painkiller, arguing that the pill Zohydro could add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
The Senate headed toward an overwhelming vote Monday in favor of big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
Democratic Senate candidates are gambling they can turn voters against two obscure billionaire brothers who are funding attacks on them and the president's health care law.
Candidates for governor and lieutenant governor who are seeking to compete in the state's May 20 primary must turn in their nomination petitions by Tuesday.