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Proposal To Allow State Tolls On Interstates Hits Roadblocks

President Obama has proposed allowing states to collect tolls on interstate highways as a way of raising funds to pay for reconstructing those roads. Most of the interstate system is toll free.
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Treasury Secretary Calls For Corporate Tax Code Overhaul

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is asking U.S. companies to show their patriotism by resisting the temptation to reduce their tax bill by moving abroad. He was interviewed by CNBC on Wednesday.
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Like Clockwork, Impeachment Talk Surfaces — But Action's Unlikely

Citing a list of grievances, some conservative advocates have been raising the possibility of impeaching President Obama. But the calls have become routine in the second term of the modern presidency.
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Miss. Primary Saga Rolls On, As McDaniel Refuses To Back Down

Six weeks after the Mississippi GOP Senate primary, controversy still swirls around the outcome, as defeated challenger Chris McDaniel continues to dispute the election's results.
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Patients With Low-Cost Insurance Struggle To Find Specialists

A Houston internist who supported the Affordable Care Act now finds that many of her patients who bought less expensive coverage have trouble getting the specialized care they need.
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With A Rules Change For A Lever, Senate Ends Judge's 17-Year Wait

The Senate has voted 53 to 44 to confirm Ronnie White for a federal court judgeship in Missouri, 17 years after he was first nominated by President Bill Clinton.
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O'Malley And White House Trade Barbs Over Immigration

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is fighting back against criticism from the White House that his position on the deportation of immigrant children is hypocritical.
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Democratic Effort To Override Hobby Lobby Ruling Fails

A bill to require employers to pay for birth control did not pass a procedural vote in the Senate. The vote may have been held largely to put GOP senators on record on the issue.
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Cory Booker Wants To Help Ex-Offenders Be Economically Productive

Sens. Cory Booker and Rand Paul have proposed legislation that would overhaul the American criminal justice system. For more about the REDEEM act, guest host Jacki Lyden speaks with Booker.
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Palin's Call For Impeachment Reopens Debate Over ... Sarah Palin

The former Alaska governor hasn't done any favors for Republicans who've been trying to channel anger at President Obama in directions that might do the GOP more good.

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