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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), left, speaks next to Sen. John Boozman (R-AR), Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) during a news conference after the vote for the farm bill Feb. 4, 2014 on Capitol Hill.

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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), left, speaks next to Sen. John Boozman (R-AR), Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) during a news conference after the vote for the farm bill Feb. 4, 2014 on Capitol Hill.

Cochran Gets Maximum NRSC Aid Facing McDaniel in Mississippi

Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who faces a Tea Party-aligned challenger in a June 3 Republican primary, received the maximum campaign donation from the political arm of the Senate Republicans. The National Republican Senatorial Committee, which is overseeing the party’s...

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The Delta Air Lines Inc. terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York.

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The Delta Air Lines Inc. terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York.

Export-Import: Battle Royale

The lobbying fight over the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which helps foreign buyers purchase American-made goods, has officially begun. The National Association of Manufacturers, a major Washington-based industry group, today held its first “lobby day” on Capitol Hill to keep alive...

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Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, in Washington, D.C.

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Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, in Washington, D.C.

Brown: Banking Bill Moribund — Boehner ‘Speaker of Tea Party’

Sen. Sherrod Brown, co-sponsor of a bill to prevent any one financial institution from growing so large that it could jeopardize the economy or require another federal bailout, sees little likelihood of anything passing this year — not his plan,...

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Political strategist Dick Morris addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition on June 3, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Political strategist Dick Morris addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition on June 3, 2011 in Washington, DC.

Clinton Speech That Wasn’t: ‘Mother’ No Adjective — in ‘Your Walkman’

Jim Warren has gone wading into the swamp of the released papers at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock and come out with a speech the president could have given, had one of his wilder writers had his way....

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