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WP Politics News & Analysis December 12, 2014: House approves spending bill just before deadline.

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Read this morning's top political news and commentary. Friday, December 12, 2014 House approves spending bill just before deadline Ed O’Keefe After a dramatic standoff and a revolt by Democrats, lawmakers narrowly approved the bill with less than three hours to go until government funding expired. The Senate approved a two-day extension of funding to give themselves time to take up the bill. Latest headlines Indiana Gov. Mike Pence lays out vision for 2016 presidential campaign House approves spending bill just before deadline Democrats’ Warren wing sends message with revolt House staffers join in solidarity with police protests Feinstein’s office fires off tweets at CIA’s John Brennan Storm brings winds, heavy rain to Northern California Hillary Clinton edges closer to a 2016 run for president Congress famous for doing nothing is set to do it all 9 mothers whose sons were slain by police keep vigil on Capitol Hill FCC to expand Inter

WP Politics News & Analysis - December 4, 2014: Mary Landrieu, the Deep South’s last Democratic senator, fends for herself

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Read this morning's top political news and commentary. Thursday, December 4, 2014 Mary Landrieu, the Deep South’s last Democratic senator, fends for herself Sean Sullivan and Karen Tumulty Abandoned by national party leaders and most outside groups, she fights a lonely battle for a fourth term. Latest headlines House Republicans scramble to avoid a shutdown Senators pledge to block Social Security nominee Mary Landrieu, the Deep South’s last Democratic senator, fends for herself With trade deal, Obama is willing to defy fellow Democrats Nonmilitary provisions snag defense bill Obama courts his own party to fend off GOP attacks Gipper makes it to Capitol Hill Emory University Hospital monitors possible Ebola case Supreme Court hears arguments in pregnant worker’s case Protests flare up over chokehold case; Justice Dept. to open civil rights probe The Fix 7 things you didn’t read today (but should have) Today a life-sized Ronald Reagan cut