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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.
Members also get to choose whether to give up their own pay during a shutdown.
Chuck Leavell promotes private-sector innovation that will be critical to a smart-growth future.
The GOP is going after Sen. Joe Manchin over his support for healthcare reform.
The attack on Gabrielle Giffords has given members of Congress a sense of common purpose.