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  • The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year action in the House as well.
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  • charles schumer electricity rates
  • The New York Democrat says Wednesday that he's urging the Federal Trade Commission to look at whether utility prices have been artificially inflated.
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  • Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of the devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
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  • Here are some of the possible effects of the government shutdown.
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  • Devin Dwyer reports on the hurdles the immigration reform bill faces in the House
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  • guntrol debate heats up in washington
  • Devin Dwyer reports on the push for gun control in Washington, DC
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  • Preeti Arla reports on a deal to rewrite the nation's immigration laws
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  • Karen Travers reports on Hillary Clinton's testimony on the Libya consulate attack
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  • Lisa Colagrossi reports on the secretary of state's long-awaited appearance before Congress
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  • Anthony Johnson reports
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  • Emily Schmidt reports
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  • Area Senators have introduced a bill that would reverse transit service cuts and layoffs.
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  • Sander Levin
  • Rep. Sander Levin was chosen Thursday as acting chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee.
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  • Rep. Charles Rangel temporarily stepped aside as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday.
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