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In Senate recess, Bloomberg and other Mayors Against Illegal Guns run ads on background checks.
Obama jived with former colleagues for longer than expected, taking questions on drones, budget and immigration
High energy event now gives way to reality.
Centrist group tries to succeed despite facing institutional challenges.
Politics gets in the way of the TransCanada project that would have brought jobs and energy.
The so-called "accommodation" on contraceptive coverage reinforces the administration's commitment to its pro-choice agenda.
Some Democrats are among most publicly opposed the an Obama policy requiring religious institutions to cover contraceptives.
Nine senate seats in play next year.
Furloughed federal workers may not be able to recover their lost pay.