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|President Obama offered some tips to his administration heads about how to affect change legislatively in the face of unprecedented partisanship in Washington.

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|One year after the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration bill, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., pushes House Republicans to take up a similar bill as quickly as possible.

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Obama mocks climate change skeptics
Thursday, 26 June 2014 13:20

|The science behind climate change is not some "liberal plot," President Obama says, despite the skepticism from some Republicans in Congress.

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Dems, GOP hold hands and sing!
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 19:40

Congressional leaders from both parties hold hands and sing "We Shall Overcome" at a commemoration ceremony.

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|Congressional Leaders held a ceremony to mark 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964 and award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King.

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McCarthy: We'll turn this country around
Thursday, 19 June 2014 20:31

Rep. Kevin McCarthy addresses the media after being selected as the new GOP House Majority Leader.

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Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal referred to himself as an "evangelical Catholic" while addressing Christian conservatives and shared his story of conversion from Hinduism, a move seen by many as an effort to garner support for a presidency bid in 2016.Jindal, seen as one of the prospective Republican candidate for 2016's presidential run, covered everything from his Catholic conversion as a teenager to high-profile battles over birth control at a commencement speech at Liberty University, the conservative Christian college in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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  • bobby-jindalRNA Research & Archives

Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal referred to himself as an "evangelical Catholic" while addressing Christian conservatives and shared his story of conversion from Hinduism, a move seen by many as an effort to garner support for a presidency bid in 2016.Jindal, seen as one of the prospective Republican candidate for 2016's presidential run, covered everything from his Catholic conversion as a teenager to high-profile battles over birth control at a commencement speech at Liberty University, the conservative Christian college in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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The figure is above the Government's target of 7 million. Republicans were against the Act from the beginning and their demand to repeal the law heightened when there were initial hiccups in enrolment. The website showed some technical snags and there were problems during registration in the first few months. All these had demoralised the Democrats who thought the result would directly reflect in the mid-term election in November 2014.

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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