Tensions flare between US Senate Democrats, White House

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Tensions flare between US Senate Democrats, White House

Criticism of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law by a top Senate Democrat this week laid bare post-election tensions that could pose challenges for the party in upcoming fights with Republicans over taxes, energy and immigration.

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Hagel to step down as Defense Secretary amid budget cuts and Mideast crisis

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Hagel to step down as Defense Secretary amid budget cuts and Mideast crisis

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from his post after 21 months in office amid tension with the White House over policy and how it’s presented to the public, officials said.

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Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner

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Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner

President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not let legislation come to a vote.

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Obama to act unilaterally on immigration, irking Republicans

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Obama to act unilaterally on immigration, irking Republicans

President Barack Obama will outline a plan on Thursday to relax U.S. immigration policy for as many as 5 million people, bypassing Congress and angering Republicans.

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With two years left, Obama prepares to go it alone

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With two years left, Obama prepares to go it alone

Barack Obama has only two years left in office but he is not ready to slow down. Instead, he plans to charge into two of the most sensitive issues in US politics: immigration and climate change.

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U.S. Senate narrowly fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill

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The U.S. Senate on Tuesday narrowly failed to pass a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, rejecting a measure the House of Representatives approved last week.

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Climate agreement to have big impact on China

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Climate agreement to have big impact on China

China must make significant investments now to meet the targets of last week's agreement with the United States on greenhouse gas emissions, a senior US official said Monday, predicting a big impact on its economy.

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World cheers U.S., China carbon deal as Republicans jeer

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World cheers U.S., China carbon deal as Republicans jeer

The historic emissions deal between China and the U.S. removes a key barrier in United Nations-led efforts to craft a global climate pact. Now President Barack Obama has to find a way to make it happen at home.

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US and China announce 'historic' climate accord

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US and China announce 'historic' climate accord

The United States and China on Wednesday announced ambitious targets on greenhouse gas emissions as part of a "historic" pact that climate scientists acclaimed but US Republicans denounced as a job-killer.

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Obama to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq as campaign expands

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Obama to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq as campaign expands

President Barack Obama has approved sending up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq, roughly doubling the number of U.S. forces on the ground to advise and retrain Iraqis in their battle against the militant group Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Friday.

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Boehner touts bills to repeal Obamacare, build Keystone

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Boehner touts bills to repeal Obamacare, build Keystone

Republicans will use their new dominance of Congress to repeal or cut back President Barack Obama's health care reforms, approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline and trim the nation's debt, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday.

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Obama and Republican leader pledge to work together

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Obama and Republican leader pledge to work together

The US Senate's new Republican leader and President Barack Obama have both promised to end the political gridlock that has so frustrated American voters.

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Obama digs in even as he vows to work with Republicans

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US President Barack Obama has pledged to work with Republican lawmakers after their midterm election win but warned he would act without them to protect his core agenda, starting with immigration reform.

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Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not 'game over' for Obama

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Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not 'game over' for Obama

From marauding jihadists in Iraq to pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine and beheadings of Americans in Syria, a world in crisis has fanned perceptions of an overwhelmed U.S. president and contributed to a Republican sweep of U.S. midterm elections.

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Rocky road ahead for Obama with Republicans in charge of Congress

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President Obama faced a political rebuke and a curb on his policy ambitions after Republicans seized control of both houses of Congress in Tuesday's midterm elections.

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