Our ‘Do Nothing Congress’ by the numbers

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The 113th Congress remains on track to be arguably the least productive Congress in modern history, according to the best available statistics on legislation that has been enacted into law.

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It’s On: Republicans forge ahead with plan to sue Obama

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House Republicans on Wednesday voted to authorize a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for his use of executive actions.

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'Stop hatin' all the time': Obama slams GOP lawsuit

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President Barack Obama on Wednesday continued to slam Republicans for moving to sue him over his use of executive actions, calling the move a “political stunt” and urging Congress to “stop hatin’ all the time.”

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Poll: Democrats hang on to slight leads in key Senate races

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Obama meets man in horse head mask on night out in Denver

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A night out on the town in Denver Tuesday brought President Barack Obama to a crowded pizza restaurant, a pool bar and face-to-face with a man wearing a horse head mask.

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White House asks Congress for $3.7 billion for border crisis

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The Obama administration is formally asking for $3.7 billion in emergency funds from Congress to address the flood of unaccompanied minor children coming illegally into the United States — more than the White House previously signaled it would request.

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Michelle Obama: There is no crack in White House pies

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President Obama has a sweet tooth and a weakness for pies made by White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses. The pies are so good, in fact, the president admitted to wondering “whether he puts crack in them” on live camera.

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Obama to resort to executive action on immigration

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President Barack Obama said Monday that he is moving ahead with executive actions to address immigration after a sweeping comprehensive reform bill languished in the House for more than a year.

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Obama slams GOP lawsuit: ‘They’re mad that I’m doing something’

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President Barack Obama on Friday slammed Republicans for a forthcoming lawsuit against him over alleged abuse of executive power, saying such actions were only necessary because the GOP has been unwilling to compromise on even the most basic issues.

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Supreme Court narrows president's recess appointment power
The US Supreme Court, in a defeat for the Obama administration, has narrowed a president’s power to make recess appointments.

Speaker to sue President: Boehner fights executive actions

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House Speaker John Boehner will file a lawsuit against the Obama administration for its use of executive actions to change laws, he formally announced Wednesday.

"I believe the President is not faithfully executing the laws of our country," he said.

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House GOP picks Kevin McCarthy to replace Cantor

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He’ll put his policy-making prowess and considerable fundraising abilities to use as House Speaker John Boehner’s top lieutenant.

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Jay Carney: ‘I have loved every minute’ as White House spokesman

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Outgoing White House press secretary Jay Carney delivered his final briefing on Wednesday, saying he has “loved every minute” of the job.

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Obama to sign order banning federal discrimination against gays

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In a victory for gay rights activists, President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official confirms to NBC News.

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Bush 41 celebrates 90th birthday with skydive

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Two years ago, George Bush Sr. made a promise that he aimed to keep: When he turned 90 years old, he’d take a plunge.

And he did: The 41st president celebrated by going skydiving one last time Thursday morning. 

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