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Rep. Sires Pushes Back Against Obama's Cuba Plans

President Obama's action to begin normalizing relations with Cuba has drawn harsh criticism from members of Congress in both parties. One of those critics is Rep. Albio Sires, who was born in Cuba.

Obama Announces Diplomatic Thaw With Cuba

In re-opening ties with Cuba, the president follows through on strategy he outlined during his first White House campaign. He believes engagement with Cuba is a more powerful tool than isolation.

TSA Administrator John Pistole To Leave At Month's End

John Pistole is leaving the Transportation Security Administration after 4 and a half years as its chief. He will become president of a Christian university in Indiana.

Mixed Reactions In Miami On Diplomatic Overtures To Cuba

When he announced the release of Alan Gross and plans to resume diplomatic ties with Cuba, Obama also referenced Miami. Some Cuban Americans welcome the changes, others see the action as a betrayal.

Satanist And Christian Holiday Displays To Go Up At Michigan Capitol

The situation has brought controversy — and energized Christians who realized that a planned Nativity scene was in danger of being canceled.

Obama Expected To Impose New Sanctions On Russia

Aides say Obama will sign a bill authorizing new economic sanctions against Russia in retaliation for its ongoing interference in Ukraine. Russia's economy is reeling from earlier western sanctions.

Senate Adjourns, GOP To Take Over In January

The adjournment brought the 113th Congress to a formal close. Democrat Harry Reid ended his run as majority leader, as Republicans take control of the Senate next month.

Jeb Bush To 'Actively Explore' 2016 Run For President

The former Republican governor of Florida and the brother and son of 2 former U.S. presidents, has essentially kicked off the presidential campaign with a pre-announcement announcement on Facebook.

Senate OKs Judicial Nominees, Tax Extensions Before Republican Takeover

Lawmakers in the Senate approved an extension of tax breaks and confirmed 12 more judicial nominees, but a terrorism insurance bill didn't survive the night.

Jeb Bush Inches Closer To 2016 Run

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush moved toward a run for the White House on Tuesday with his announcement that he's "actively exploring" the idea and creating a leadership PAC.

Senate Democrats Use Waning Majority To Push Through Judges

The longer-than-expected Senate session is allowing Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid to confirm even more of President Obama's nominations to the federal bench.

After 17 Years Behind Bars, Coming Home To A Different Life

Stephanie George got a life sentence for drug crimes at age 26, a punishment that troubled the judge who sent her away. Now, after 17 years and a White House commutation, George tries to rebuild.

With Facebook Post, Jeb Bush Takes A Big Step Toward 2016

The former Florida governor announces that he will "actively explore" a 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination

Economists: Congress Gets A Hat Tip (Barely) For Its Efforts

Congress passed no laws addressing the minimum wage, tax reform, trade or immigration this year. But judged by the low recent standards, lawmakers got light applause from economists.

Jeb Bush Announces He Will 'Actively Explore' Presidential Run

Bush, a GOP favorite, said he would establish a political action committee in January to "facilitate conversations with citizens across America."

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