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Republicans reach deal for budget plan, target Obamacare 6:04pm EDT

WASHINGTON - Republican budget negotiators on Monday reached a compromise deal for the first joint House-Senate budget in six years, one that seeks to boost military spending while calling for deep cuts to social programs to eliminate deficits in a decade.

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Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner

WASHINGTON - At the gathering he jokingly called "a night when Washington celebrates itself," U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running to succeed him. | Video

26 Apr 2015

McCain urges shifting drone program to Pentagon

WASHINGTON - Drone strikes against suspected enemy combatants on foreign soil should be run by the U.S. military and not the CIA, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said on Sunday.

26 Apr 2015

Republican activist Del Beccaro to seek California U.S. Senate seat

(Corrects April 26 story. Paragraph 3 to show Rocky Chavez is state assembly member, not state senator))

1:50pm EDT

Brooklyn U.S. Attorney's office names acting replacement for Lynch

NEW YORK - The Brooklyn U.S. Attorney's office said on Monday Kelly Currie will temporarily replace Loretta Lynch, who was sworn in as attorney general.

12:59pm EDT