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Senate misses deadline for shutdown resolution vote

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As a potential government creeps slowly up on Congress, the Senate has missed a deadline its leadership set this week to pass funding past March 27th.

Don’t look now, but something’s watching you

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As Orwellian as the year 1984 seemed, it could not have matched the potential for Big Brother-like surveillance that drones have the power to create in 2013.

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White House dogged by tour cancellation critics

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In a national capital debating a government shutdown and a debt crisis, one issue has consumed the media: the White House ban on tours. And so far, the White House is fighting an uphill battle.

Postal Service stuck in middle of budget battle

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The United States Postal Service’s ability to end Saturday mail delivery has made its way into the debate over funding the federal government after March 27.

Constitution Check: Does the president have a duty to defend every law?

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Lyle Denniston looks at the constitutional argument that a president has to defend in court a law passed by Congress, even if the president thinks the law in unjust.

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