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This We Do Know About TPP: The Shouting Is Already Loud

When President Obama announced a massive trade deal on Monday, he heard cheers from business groups. But the unions and public-interest groups that usually support him rejected the trade proposal.

Hillary Clinton Proposes Ways To Minimize Gun Violence

After last week's mass shooting at a community college in Oregon, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released a gun-control platform. .

Meet The Obama-Era Kids Who Are About To Be First-Time Voters

We asked young voters to share their earliest political memories, and we heard about praying for George W. Bush, family members losing jobs and fears of terrorism.

California Governor Signs Physician-Assisted-Suicide Bill Into Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown: "I do not know what I would do if I were dying in prolonged and excruciating pain."
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Montgomery County Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Lawn Pesticides

All year, the Montgomery County council has been debating a bill that would prevent certain pesticides from being used on lawns. But a day before council members are scheduled to vote on that bill, a compromise has been reached that looks like it will pass.

U.S. General Says Afghan Forces Requested Airstrike At Kunduz Hospital

The top U.S. officer in Iraq, Gen. John Campbell, says the airstrike Saturday was targeting Taliban forces in Kunduz. A hospital nearby was hit, killing 22 people, including three children.

Democratic Hopefuls Push For Gun Control After Oregon Shooting

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley are out with new plans on gun control, while Bernie Sanders talks about the need for "sensible gun-control legislation."

Israel Steps Up Security After Deaths Of 8 Israelis, Palestinians

A significant increase in violence has led to the deaths of eight Israelis and Palestinians in recent days, highlighting tensions and prompting an Israeli security crackdown.

U.S., Pacific Rim Nations Reach Agreement On Trade Deal

The U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Monday.

After Narrowly Averting A Shutdown, Congress Prepares For Fall Furor

Hard line Republicans in Congress lost the battle to restrict federal funding for Planned Parenthood and the government averted a shutdown last week. But now battle lines are drawn between conservatives and ultra conservatives over the debt ceiling, funding for the highway bill and reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank — all of which could happen this fall.