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Janet Yellen meets with conservatives

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Janet Yellen met Friday with conservative economists and activists who shared concerns about the potential negative impact of keeping interest rates low for too long.

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India 'about to take off,' government says

Narendra Modi

"India is about to take off." That was the bold declaration from India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as he delivered his first full-year budget since his party won a resounding victory at the polls last May.

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Hill fight features rumblings of Boehner coup

John Boehner at news conference

House Speaker John Boehner faces a looming threat from conservatives to oust him as speaker, and it's tying his hands on funding the Department of Homeland Security.

Congress passed a one-week extension of funding just hours before the deadline on Fri...

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Jeb Bush survives -- and thrives -- at CPAC

Jeb Bush, February 2014

Jeb Bush didn't just survive his journey into the conservative bear pit. By the end, he actually seemed to be enjoying it.

The former Florida governor's troubled relationship with grassroots conservatives is no secret. He is at odds with much of the R...

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What happens if DHS shuts down?

Jeh Johnson

Congress has just a few hours until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and with no clear compromise in sight a department shutdown is looking likelier by the minute.

A bill that would have kept the agency open for three more weeks unexp...

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Barack Obama: 'I loved Spock'

Leonard Nimoy and Star Trek poster

President Barack Obama added himself to the long list of those remembering beloved actor Leonard Nimoy -- who died earlier today at the age of 83.

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Walker blames media for comparing workers to terrorists

Walker CPAC

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his home-state battles against labor unions prepare him to take on terrorism -- but he denies he's comparing the two.

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WH gets confrontational toward Netanyahu

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The White House has significantly lowered the level of representation it is sending to the annual conference of a large pro-Israel lobbying group, as tensions between the U.S. and Israel continue to mount.

National Security Adviser Susan Rice and U.S....

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34 Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress next week has further strained an already tense relationship with President Barack Obama.

And a number of top Democrats --- including Vice President Joe Biden, whose job...

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GOP isn't sold on a woman in the White House

Fiorina CPAC

Republicans know women will be crucial to winning the presidency -- they're just not clamoring for a woman to be in the White House.

Conservative women gathered here at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference bristled -- sometimes vehement...

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