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Jindal Headlines All-Day Prayer Rally in Baton Rouge

POLITICS | By Melinda Deslatte | Jan 26
Gov. Bobby Jindal told Christian evangelicals gathered at an all-day prayer rally Saturday that the nation needs a "spiritual revival," as he continued to court religious conservatives for a possible presidential campaign.

White House Swings Behind Huge $1.1T Spending Bill

FINANCE | By David Espo and Andrew Taylor | Dec 12
House Republican leaders narrowly quelled a revolt among their conservatives Thursday, then worked to overcome Democratic opposition to legislation to provide $1.1 trillion in government spending.

Massive $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Unveiled

FINANCE | By David Espo and Andrew Taylor | Dec 11
A huge, $1.1 trillion spending bill funding every corner of government opened to mixed reviews Wednesday, with both conservatives and Democrats unhappy at different parts of the legislation.

Congress Relaxes Whole Grain Standards for Schools

HEALTH | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Dec 11
A massive year-end spending bill released Tuesday doesn't allow schools to opt out of healthier school meal standards, as House Republicans had sought. But it would ease standards that require more whole grains in school foods.

Ohio Sen. Portman Rules Out Presidential Bid

POLITICS | By Dan Sewell | Dec 2
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman says he will not run for president in 2016, choosing instead to seek a second term in the Senate over the Republican nomination for the White House.

GOP Majority Status Tempts Republican Hopefuls

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples and Charles Babington | Nov 16
An ambitious group of first-term Republicans may try to use the GOP's new majority status, and the opportunities it brings, as a springboard to the presidency in 2016.

Republicans Mull Response to Obama on Immigration

NATIONAL | By Erica Werner | Nov 15
House Republicans debated Friday how to respond to President Barack Obama's expected executive action on immigration, with GOP leaders anxious to craft a solution that satisfies the demands of their most conservative members.

GOP's Big Election Night Fuels Shift Toward 2016

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples and Will Weissert | Nov 5
Even before the polls had closed on Election Day, Republicans had shifted their focus to 2016 and the party's top target: Hillary Rodham Clinton. And by the end of the night, the GOP had claimed victories in Senate contests and governor races.

On Eve of Election, DeMaio Accused of Sexual Harassment Again

POLITICS | By EDGE | Nov 4
On the eve of the election, reports of alleged tea-room antics continue to swirl around Carl DeMaio, the openly gay GOP candidate for San Diego's 52nd Congressional District.

GOP Rep. Chris Gibson Backs Attaching ENDA to Defense Bill

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Nov 1
A Republican cosponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act publicly endorsed a strategy Saturday that would attach the piece of LGBT-rights legislation as an amendment to a broader defense bill.

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