Republicans, Democrats approve of closer relations with Vietnam: congressman

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Republicans, Democrats approve of closer relations with Vietnam: congressman

Both Republicans and Democrats in U.S. Congress back the Obama administration’s policy of strengthening ties with Vietnam and boosting the comprehensive partnership between the two countries, visiting Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday.

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And they're off: Ted Cruz to be first to announce 2016 bid

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And they're off: Ted Cruz to be first to announce 2016 bid

Texas Senator Ted Cruz, a conservative firebrand who frequently clashes with leaders of his Republican Party, will become the first major figure from either party to jump into the 2016 U.S. presidential election race on Monday.

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Obama jokes about Clinton email, knocks Republicans at dinner

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Obama jokes about Clinton email, knocks Republicans at dinner

President Barack Obama took aim at his Republican opponents and his gaffe-prone vice president on Saturday in a satirical speech that included a roast of his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over her recent problems with email.

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Major nations hold talks on ending U.N. sanctions on Iran: officials

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Major nations hold talks on ending U.N. sanctions on Iran: officials

Major world powers have begun talks about a United Nations Security Council resolution to lift U.N. sanctions on Iran if a nuclear agreement is struck with Tehran, a step that could make it harder for the U.S. Congress to undo a deal, Western officials said.

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U.S. Republicans warn Iran against nuclear deal with Obama

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U.S. Republicans warn Iran against nuclear deal with Obama

Republican senators warned Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal made with U.S. President Barack Obama could last only as long as he remains in office, in an unusual intervention into U.S. foreign policy-making.

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U.S. Congress' backing of Netanyahu on Iran more show than substance

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U.S. Congress' backing of Netanyahu on Iran more show than substance

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to the U.S. Congress generated loud applause and worldwide headlines, it is unlikely to lead to new legislation or a shift in U.S. policy toward Iran.

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US Congress passes security funding, averting crisis

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Congress finally gave the Department of Homeland Security its due yesterday, funding the crucial US agency after months of political wrangling that threatened to plunge it into shutdown.

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House breaks impasse, passes security funding without provisions

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House breaks impasse, passes security funding without provisions

A chaotic three-month-long fight in Congress over funding the U.S. domestic security agency ended on Tuesday, but not before it highlighted House Speaker John Boehner's inability to halt the Republican Party's further descent into disorder.

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Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

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Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

Fresh from an embarrassing rebuke at the hands of conservatives in his own party, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner played down any risk to his continuing leadership on Sunday, saying disagreements with fellow Republicans were merely over strategy, not goals.

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Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

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Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency late on Friday night, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain - fractious Republicans and House Speaker John Boehner's lack of control over them.

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On Bush turf, Obama blames immigration woes on Republicans

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On Bush turf, Obama blames immigration woes on Republicans

President Barack Obama on Wednesday told Latinos that Republicans were to blame for holding up changes to U.S. immigration laws, urging them to hold Republicans accountable for the problems in the 2016 presidential election.

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Obama pressures Congress on US security, immigration

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US President Barack Obama fought back on Monday against Republican efforts to block his immigration plan, urging a federal court to allow the shielding of deportations and demanding Congress fund homeland security.

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US Congress approves Keystone pipeline, veto looms

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Congress scored its most significant legislative achievement of 2015 on Wednesday, approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to transport Canadian oil to US refineries, though President Barack Obama plans to veto it.

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Banks may have overplayed their hand fighting Wall Street regulation

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Banks may have overplayed their hand fighting Wall Street regulation

The financial industry is finding that winning in Washington comes at a cost.

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Obama says resolution against IS is not “another ground war“

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U.S. President Barack Obama says he sent Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants after consulting with both Republicans and Democrats.

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