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A divided U.S. House voted to raise the debt limit. The measure now goes to the Senate, which will vote Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CNN's Dana Bash talks to U.S. senators about the past year's political gridlock on Capitol Hill.
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.
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.
Gabriella Miller may have lost her cancer battle, but her fight for cancer research carries on. Dana Bash reports.