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|President Obama says women deserve equal pay for equal work, criticizing congressional Republicans for blocking proposals on the minimum wage, paycheck fairness, and others.

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|House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says Republicans' harsh treatment of the Obama administration is because of the administration's stonewalling, not race.

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Obama: Cynicism often passes for wisdom
Thursday, 10 April 2014 14:15

The President talks about cynicism in politics at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

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|CBSNews.com Executive Washington Editor Steve Chaggaris talks with RealClearPolitics Political Reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns about the GOP's opposition to extending unemployment benefits and how it could impact the 2014 elections.

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|House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., says former IRS official Lois Lerner must be held in contempt because of her refusal to testify before his committee.

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|Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., scoffs at Democrats' push for paycheck fairness, saying wages have gone down under President Obama.

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Republicans kept their distance Tuesday from a Louisiana congressman who asked for forgiveness after a newspaper published a video it says shows him kissing a woman who isn't his wife.

House majority leader Eric Cantor said he was pleased Vance McAllister offered an apology. But Cantor declined to say whether he thought the Louisiana congressman should remain on the job, as McAllister offered no statement about his future plans and the fall-out threatened his November re-election.

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Republican governors' leader Bobby Jindal turned on his party's national leadership on Wednesday, calling on the GOP to suggest alternative ideas for healthcare and immigration reform rather than simply defining itself as the "party of no".

Amid signs of a growing backlash among Republican moderates since the failed government shutdown and the landslide re-election of centrist New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Jindal opened the annual conference of governors in Arizona with a stark warning to the Tea Party-dominated House of Representatives.

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|House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says "we need to continue to look at" ways to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill.

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Obama: Obamacare is working
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 16:16

President Obama praises the efforts of his administration for reaching the target of 7 million sign-ups for Obamacare.

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