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Biden heads to Europe, will discuss Syria with world leaders

In his first trip abroad in his second term as vice president, Joe Biden will meet with the leaders of Germany, France and the U.K.

Strong support for more gun background checks, poll shows

More than nine out of 10 voters in three states support closing the gun show loophole

White House jobs council shutting down

Even with unemployment at 7.8 percent, administration will focus on new ways to boost employment

Obama: "No doubt" Congress will pass immigration, gun bills in coming months

The president told Univision there's growing bipartisan support for immigration reform, but legalization won't happen "manana"

Giffords' notes from gun hearing

After speaking in Congress for the first time in over two years today, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., today met with Obama

Fact-checking the gun control debate

A look at the claims being made by both sides show a bit of truth-stretching

Transcript: Gabrielle Giffords' statement at Senate gun hearing

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., spoke briefly at the beginning of the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on gun violence

Is Hillary Clinton closing the door on politics?

In exit interviews, the outgoing secretary of state is repeatedly quizzed about whether she's considering a 2016 WH run

Obama: "Now is the time" for immigration reform

President makes emotional and economic appeal for the public to back immigration reform

NRA: Gun control proposals "will fail"

The group's executive VP, Wayne LaPierre, will testify on gun control at a Senate hearing Wednesday

Republicans ask Clinton to turn over info on Benghazi

Three congressional leaders say they have unanswered questions about the attack on the U.S. consulate

Clinton discusses her biggest regret as secretary, a "double standard" for women in politics, and 2016

In final days as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton also avoided talking about possible 2016 run

LaHood steps down as transportation secretary

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announces departure from the Obama administration

Congress passes $50.5B Sandy aid package

President Obama says he will sign bill into law "as soon as it hits my desk"

Immigration proposal a "major breakthrough," senators say

Bipartisan "gang of 8" says chances are better than they've been in years for comprehensive immigration reform

State Dept.: Iranian space monkey launch unconfirmed

Asked about "extraterrestrial primates," State Department says it's not sure what happened to Iran's "poor little monkey"

Special election to fill Kerry's Senate seat set for June 25

The Massachusetts Democrat is expected to step down Tuesday to assume the role of U.S. Secretary of State

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