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September 18th, 2014
07:01 PM ET

Infamous ex-con, ex governor running for Congress

Gloria Borger spent time with legendary Louisiana Democrat, 87 year old Edwin Edwards, who is running for Congress.

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Filed under: Congress • Edwin Edwards • Gloria Borger • Politics
February 12th, 2014
11:26 AM ET

House votes to raise debt ceiling

A divided U.S. House voted to raise the debt limit. The measure now goes to the Senate, which will vote Wednesday.


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash • Debt ceiling
February 6th, 2014
07:09 PM ET

GOP sets up fake sites to fool Democrats

Republicans are building fake Democratic Congressional candidate websites to spread the GOP's message and get unknowing donors to send them money. CNN's Drew Griffin investigates.


Filed under: CNN Investigations Unit • Congress • Democrats • Drew Griffin • GOP
January 16th, 2014
07:36 PM ET

Full interview with Robert Gates, Part I

In an extensive interview with Wolf Blitzer, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks about the war in Iraq, politics in Washington, and his distaste for Congress.

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Filed under: Congress • Interviews • Iraq • Robert Gates
January 15th, 2014
07:15 PM ET

Congress acting like a divorced couple?

A high-profile divorce lawyer pays a visit to Capitol Hill to lay out tips for the feuding lawmakers in Capitol Hill. CNN's Dana Bash reports.


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash
January 13th, 2014
07:00 PM ET

Clock ticking on Iran nuclear deal

Over a month after the Iran nuclear deal was signed, the requirements will go into effect next week. But U.S. lawmakers are continuing to push for new sanctions, and their efforts may impact how effective the deal is. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Congress • Iran • Jim Sciutto • Nuclear
January 10th, 2014
07:55 PM ET

Millionaires now the majority in Congress

For the first time in U.S. history, millionaires now make up the majority of Congress - while only three percent of Americans find themselves in the same category. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.


Filed under: Congress • Income inequality • Tom Foreman
December 31st, 2013
07:24 PM ET

Congress moves on after forgettable 2013

CNN's Dana Bash talks to U.S. senators about the past year's political gridlock on Capitol Hill.


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash
December 12th, 2013
08:57 PM ET

After budget deal passes, what's next?

News that broke in "The Situation Room" tonight: The House passes a budget deal that was hammered out by Republican Rep. Paul Ryan and Democrat Sen. Patty Murray. CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Dana Bash, and Gloria Borger discuss the compromise and what comes next.

RELATED: Budget deal turns GOP rift into open war.


Filed under: Budget • Congress • Dana Bash • Gloria Borger
December 12th, 2013
06:46 PM ET

Boehner at war with conservative groups

As Democrats and Republicans reach a compromise on a budget bill that will fund the government and avoid a government shutdown next year, outside conservative groups are trying to stand in the way of what they see as a bad deal - and House Speaker John Boehner is not happy about it. CNN's Dana Bash reports.


Filed under: Budget • Congress • Dana Bash • John Boehner
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