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President Barack Obama tried on Friday to leave behind the political battles that have overshadowed his second-term agenda, saying lawmakers should work on creating more middle-class jobs in the slowly growing economy.
Two days after being pushed out of his job as Acting IRS chief, Steven Miller told a House committee that no politics were involved in the IRS targeting of more conservative political groups seeking tax exempt status, as he sparred with Republican lawmakers in the first hearing on the tax agency scandal that erupted a week ago.
The president and headliner Conan O'Brien traded barbs about each other and many of those attending the annual star-studded White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
A memorial was held Thursday, April 25, 2013 for the victims of the explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas.
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Rep. Michele Bachmann, a leader of the Tea Party Caucus in the U.S. House, takes to the steps of the U.
Suddenly, President Obama is on the defensive over the Benghazi attack, the IRS Tea Party scandal, and a Justice Department probe of AP phone records.
Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has been elected to the US House. The win marks a major political comeback for Sanford, whose career was derailed by an extramarital affair in 2009.