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Cantor loss unleashes US Republican divisions
Analysis: US House leader Eric Cantor unseated by Tea Party activist carrying a 'no deal' message to Washington.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2014 11:51 GMT
Cantor defeated in Republican primary upset
House Majority Leader loses Virginia seat to Tea Party challenger who accused him of betraying conservative principles.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 13:42 GMT
Pro-Israel lobby backs US strikes on Syria
AIPAC and some influential Republicans join forces to push Barack Obama for hawkish action on Syria.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 18:11 GMT
Obama: World cannot be silent on Syria
US president says world powers must act on regime's "barbarism" as Russian counterpart warns against unilateral action.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 17:28 GMT
Putin demands 'convincing' Syria evidence
Russian president says US must seek UN approval for any military strikes, and does not rule out supporting such action.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 13:14 GMT
Republicans slammed over Sandy-relief delay
Leadership of US party scrambles to damp down bipartisan fury over failure to hold vote to pass emergency storm relief.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2013 19:08 GMT
US senators at impasse on 'fiscal cliff' deal
President Barack Obama pushes Republicans to reach deal before Tuesday deadline and halt largest tax hike in US history.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 23:19 GMT
US leaders hurry to avert 'fiscal cliff'
Congressional leaders work on possible compromise in bid to avert January 1 deadline, as Obama again urges for deal.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2012 21:41 GMT
Obama holds last-minute budget talks
US president meets congressional leaders in bid to avert "fiscal cliff" as parties remain divided over tax cuts.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2012 00:48 GMT
Obama prepared to go over 'fiscal cliff'
US Treasury Secretary Geithner says Obama administration will not budge on raising tax rates for top earners.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2012 06:33 GMT
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