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  • Miriam Carey and her sisters
  • The sisters of a woman fatally shot after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier say police should not have killed her.
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  • A wrecked Capitol Police car blocks Constitution Avenue NW following a shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington
  • The District of Columbia's police chief says the suspect who led police on a chase from the White House to the Capitol is dead.
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  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
  • Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormants, but a few Republicans are working behind the scenes to advance it.
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  • President Barack Obama speaks at the Ford stamping plant in Liberty, Mo., Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
  • President Barack Obama is appealing to the public anew to pressure Congress to stop undermining his health care law.
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  • Republicans controlling the House are moving to ship to the Senate a measure that would prevent a government shutdown.
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  • President Obama
  • Making a down payment on his vow to go all in for Democrats in 2014, President Obama is courting well-heeled donors in California.
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  • President Obama
  • Making a down payment on his vow to go all in for Democrats in 2014, President Obama is courting well-heeled donors in California.
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  • President Obama
  • President Obama will be spending a couple days in the Bay Area fundraising for the Democratic Party.
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  • President Obama waves as he walks off the plane at SFO
  • President Obama will be spending a couple of days in the Bay Area fundraising ahead of next year's midterm congressional election.
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  • tax plan
  • Lawmakers in Washington finally came up with an agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff but where does that leave us?
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  • The alternative minimum tax has been gradually hitting more taxpayers than originally intended.
  • The alternative minimum tax has been gradually hitting more taxpayers than originally intended.
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  • President Obama and VP Joe Biden speak at news conference on fiscal cliff
  • The financial mood of the country took a dramatic turn after Pres. Obama and Congress reached a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
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  • House passes fiscal cliff bill, head to Obama
  • The House of Representatives passed the 'fiscal cliff' bill and it now heads to President Obama's desk to be signed.
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  • House of Reps.
  • A vote is expected Tuesday night in the House of Representatives on the 'fiscal cliff' bill.
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  • Twenty dollar bills laid out on table
  • Amid all the "fiscal cliff" negotiations in Washington, neither side appears interested in reviving the 2010 reduction in payroll taxes.
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  • Twenty dollar bills laid out on table
  • Amid all the "fiscal cliff" negotiations in Washington, neither side appears interested in reviving the 2010 reduction in payroll taxes.
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  • President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks about the fiscal cliff, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington.
  • Legislation to negate a fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts is headed to the House.
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  • President Obama
  • President Obama said that a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" was in sight, but not yet finalized.
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  • Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, joined by the Republican leadership, speaks to reporters about the fiscal cliff negotiations with President Obama following a closed-door strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.
  • Democrats and Republicans say signs of progress are emerging in urgent negotiations to avert the looming 'fiscal cliff.'
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  • Senators convene for rare Sunday session to discuss fiscal cliff
  • A deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" is proving elusive as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every worker grows perilously near.
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  • Republican and Democratic negotiators in the Senate met early Sunday hoping to make a deal to avoid a "fiscal cliff."
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  • Obama says immediate action needed on fiscal cliff
  • President Barack Obama says "the hour for immediate action is here" on a deal to avert the fiscal cliff.
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  • President Barack Obama waves to reporters as he steps off the Marine One helicopter and walks on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012.
  • Top members of Congress and President Obama were holding out slim hopes for a limited fiscal deal before the new year.
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  • Calculator shows impact of fiscal cliff on individuals
  • A new online widget shows specifically what you can expect to pay if the country goes over the fiscal cliff.
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  • General David Petraeus
  • For the first time, the General David Petraeus has spoken out about his affair with Paula Broadwell.
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  • Capitol Hill
  • A Republican senator says "it's fair to ask my party to put revenue on the table" as part of the solution to avoid a "fiscal cliff."
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  • David Petraeus
  • In his first interview since he resigned, former CIA Director David Petraeus said he never gave classified info to Paula Broadwell.
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  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by women House Democrats, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.
  • Nancy Pelosi says she will ask her Democratic colleagues to keep her on as their leader in the House of Representatives.
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  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by women House Democrats, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.
  • Nancy Pelosi says she will ask her Democratic colleagues to keep her on as their leader in the House of Representatives.
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  • Petraeus and Paula Broadwell
  • The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify to Congress.
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  • Capitol Hill
  • It's been less than a week since Election Day, and attention is already shifting to what everyone is calling "the fiscal cliff."
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  • Capitol Hill
  • It's been less than a week since Election Day, and attention is already shifting to what everyone is calling "the fiscal cliff."
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  • Former President Bill Clinton came to UC Davis endorse Democratic candidates in four Northern California congressional races.
  • Clinton came to endorse Democratic candidates in four Northern California congressional races.
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  • Former President Bill Clinton came to UC Davis endorse Democratic candidates in four Northern California congressional races.
  • Former President Bill Clinton came to endorse Democratic candidates in four Northern California congressional races.
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  • CALPIRG makes big statement with Twinkies
  • At the farmers market near San Francisco City Hall CALPIRG made a strong statement about junk food.
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  • CALPIRG makes big statement with Twinkies
  • CALPIRG report "Apples to Twinkies 2012" says taxpayers primarily support junk food instead of fresh produce.
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  • On Capitol Hill, the House is preparing once again to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- what Republicans call Obamacare.
  • On Capitol Hill, the House is preparing once again to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- what Republicans call "Obamacare."
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  • On Capitol Hill, the House is preparing once again to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- what Republicans call Obamacare.
  • The House is preparing once again to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- what Republicans call "Obamacare."
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  • House of Representatives
  • The House voted to spend another $58 billion into the two wars, shortly after a large military document leak.
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  • The "Hoodie in the House" incident in Congress has members saying it's time to enforce the dress code.
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  • President Barack Obama has signed legislation extending a payroll tax cut for two months.
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  • House Republicans caved to demands by congressional Democrats for a short-term renewal of payroll tax cuts for all workers.
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  • House Republicans caved to demands by congressional Democrats for a short-term renewal of payroll tax cuts for all workers.
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  • President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011.
  • Obama is using Americans' money worries to pressure Republicans to pass a short-term extension of payroll tax cuts.
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  • President Barack Obama
  • Obama is using Americans' money worries to pressure Republicans to pass a short-term extension of payroll tax cuts.
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  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio walks of the floor of the House chamber on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, in Washington.
  • House and Senate leaders traded demands Wednesday but remained mired in a bitter holiday season stalemate.
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  • House Speaker John Boehner at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, as Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., listens at right. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
  • The House rejected a plan backed by President Obama to extend a 2 percentage point payroll tax cut.
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  • House Speaker John Boehner at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, as Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., listens at right. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
  • The House rejected a plan backed by President Obama to extend a 2 percentage point payroll tax cut.
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  • House Speaker John Boehner at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, as Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., listens at right. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
  • The House rejected a plan backed by President Obama to extend a 2 percentage point payroll tax cut.
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  • House Speaker John Boehner at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, as Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., listens at right. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
  • The House has started debating a Republican proposal that rejects a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut.
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