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North Carolina Legislature Called Back for Veto Session 26 Aug 2013 | 06:41 pm

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) issued a proclamation calling the General Assembly back into session on Sept. 3 to consider his vetoes of House bills 392 and 786.

Obama Will Consult Congress on Syria 26 Aug 2013 | 04:54 pm

President Barack Obama will consult Congress on Syria, according to a White House official — something Speaker John A. Boehner has sought before any military action is taken.

Members of Congress call for Syria strike 26 Aug 2013 | 04:37 pm

A Republican senator and a House Democrat joined Sunday in calling for President Obama to launch air strikes against the Syrian regime in response to reports it used chemical weapons against its citiz...

John Lewis Speech: 1963 March On Washington Speaker Urges Crowd To Fight For Voting Rights 25 Aug 2013 | 04:37 pm

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) urged the crowd at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington Saturday to fight for the Voting Rights Act in the wake of a June Supreme Court decision gutting its core pro...

State Common Core Standards Under Attack 22 Aug 2013 | 09:46 pm

The Common Core State Standards Initiative, a voluntary program originally proposed by the National Governor’s Association (NGA) that would establish a single set of clear educational standards for ki...

Town Hall Roundup, Week 3.5: Impeachment, NSA and Obamacare 22 Aug 2013 | 07:55 pm

Time for the next installment in CQ Roll Call’s coverage of the town halls of August — impeachment edition.

President Plans College Bus Tour, Kicking Off Higher Education Debate 22 Aug 2013 | 04:37 pm

As Congress prepares to debate a renewal of the Higher Education Act this fall, President Barack Obama will be taking a two-day bus tour of New York and Pennsylvania colleges Thursday and Friday to ta...

Senate Represents The Wealthy First: Study 22 Aug 2013 | 04:37 pm

As economists dig into the question of how bad U.S. income inequality is, a new study analyzes how Congress is fitting in to that equation.

‘Defund Obamacare’ Letter to Be Unveiled After Heritage Push 21 Aug 2013 | 04:07 pm

Heritage Action for America has a message for 100 House Republicans: You want to sign freshman Rep. Mark Meadows’ letter.

Van Hollen Slams ‘Boehner Rule,’ ‘Hastert Rule’ and Eyes Sequester Deal 20 Aug 2013 | 09:55 pm

Two rules that have guided SpeakerJohn A. Boehner’s leadership of the House could go by the wayside this fall when Congress takes up a debt ceiling increase, Rep. Chris Van Hollenpredicted Monday.

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