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March 21st, 2013
10:42 PM ET

KTH: Fact-checking Bachmann's Obamacare claims

Rep. Michele Bachmann says Obamacare can "literally kill" people. Keeping Them Honest, CNN's Dana Bash asks her for evidence to back up the statement.

March 19th, 2013
09:35 PM ET

KTH: Bachmann dodges question on CPAC remarks

Keeping Them Honest, CNN's Dana Bash asked Rep. Michele Bachmann to support claims she made about President Obama's "lavish" lifestyle with facts. She got zip.

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March 1st, 2013
12:44 AM ET

Lawmakers leave town before spending cuts deadline

CNN's Dana Bash talks to legislators leaving Washington for a long weekend a day before the $85 billion in spending cuts takes effect.

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Filed under: Congress • Economy • Keeping Them Honest • President Barack Obama
February 26th, 2013
10:45 PM ET

Spending cuts blame game continues

Lawmakers pepper their forced spending cuts arguments with salty language as the deadline looms. Dana Bash reports.

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Filed under: Anderson Cooper • Congress • Economy • Raw Politics
February 21st, 2013
10:28 PM ET

KTH: Should members of Congress get a pay cut?

Pain from forced spending cuts is a week away and lawmakers are preparing their aides for the fallout that could hit them like other government workers.

"We've actually budgeted with a 10% cut in mind," Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Illinois, told CNN last week.

Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Florida, reorganized his office in December.

"We had to let people go then because we were anticipating at least a 16% cut," he said.

But members of Congress, the very people who voted to put the automatic spending cuts in place, won't see any change to their annual salary of $174,000.

Why?

Because Congress can only change its pay by passing a law to do so.

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Filed under: Congress • Economy • Keeping Them Honest
February 4th, 2013
11:05 PM ET

Menendez: Accusations 'unsubstantiated'

In an exclusive interview with CNN's Dana Bash, Senator Robert Menendez responds to allegations regarding improper travel and prostitutes.

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Filed under: 360° Radar
January 24th, 2013
10:04 PM ET

Gun control personal for lawmaker

Today Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-California, introduced a bill that would ban some military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
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Filed under: Congress • Gun Control • Gun Violence • Guns • Raw Politics
December 27th, 2012
12:35 AM ET

Fiscal deadline: Ball in Senate's Court

Dana Bash says her sources say odds of a fiscal cliff dive remain high, while some say a last-minute bill could pass.

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Filed under: Congress • Fiscal Cliff • Randi Kaye
November 17th, 2012
01:15 AM ET

KTH: Benghazi talking points vs. truth

David Petraeus gave classified testimony today in closed-door briefings to congressional committee members on Benghazi attacks.
Anderson Cooper and Dana Bash report the latest information about minor changes to the talking points, and what the Fmr. CIA Dir. said his agency knew about the attack.

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Filed under: Benghazi • David Petraeus
November 7th, 2012
09:57 PM ET

What must happen to avoid fiscal cliff

CNN's Dana Bash reports on the motivation both parties have for preventing the fiscal cliff and the negotiations that have to happen in Washington.

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Filed under: Congress • Economy • President Barack Obama • Taxes
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