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Congressman Says he Didn't Mean to Suggest Moat to Protect White House — Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., told NBC News he pitched his idea of a new water barrier at the White House to the head of the Secret Service during a closed door meeting on Wednesday. But he never meant to advocate for an actual moat, even though he brought up the idea during a House Judiciary Committee hearing earlier that day.

Inside the $60 Million Restoration of the U.S. Capitol Dome

It's Official: Pelosi Maintains Post as House Democratic Leader — It's official: Nancy Pelosi will lead House Democrats as their minority leader again. Pelosi's was already considered a shoo-in for re-election and had already announced her new leadership team before Tuesday morning's caucus elections. But amid reports of some party grumbling about Pelosi's leadership style in the wake of painful Democratic losses, any audible opposition to Pelosi's election would have grabbed plenty of media attention.

Roberts: Orman Pitch 'Sounds Like A High School Sophomore' — Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts says that challenger Greg Orman "sounds like a high school sophomore" in his independent pitch to voters. "[T]his business of not choosing either party, walking down the middle of the aisle with a sign saying, 'I'm an Independent looking for good ideas' -- that sounds like a high school sophomore," he told NBC's Kelly O'Donnell in an exclusive interview.

NJ Gov. Chris Christie to Ebola Quarantine Nurse: Go Ahead, Sue Me — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie practically dared a nurse to sue him for quarantining her even after she tested negative for Ebola. "Whatever. Get in line," the brash Republican said Tuesday during a campaign stop in Rhode Island. "I've been sued lots of times before. Get in line.

Christie: 'Absolutely False' That White House Pressured Him on Ebola Nurse — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says that he felt no pressure from the White House to allow the transfer of quarantined nurse Kaci Hickox, calling reports of clashes between him and the Obama administration "absolutely false."

Iraqi Report of ISIS Subway Threat Knocked Down — U.S. intelligence sources told NBC News that there is no evidence of any current threat against New York City subways, after Iraq's prime minister told repor...

'I Care About Being Respected' : Chris Christie Visits Iowa — Making his first trip to Iowa in more than 940 days, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared, "I don't care about being loved. I care about being respected." Christie was asked about findings in the NBC News/Marist poll that 33-percent of Iowa Republicans surveyed hold a negative view of the two term, blue state governor.

Did Eric Cantor Lose Touch With His District? — On Wednesday, after Eric Cantor's stunning loss and resignation, some voters said the former majority leader wasn't representing their views.

Hillary Clinton's Revealing Interview — In a wide-ranging conversation with People magazine, Hillary Clinton said she's looking to the future.
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Nov 19, 2014

Rep Gohmert suggests "it's now time to remove fence from our WH" for virtual fence

Nov 19, 2014

Rep @DarrellIssa "we did not get full truth" in past Secret Service probes. Clancy pledges full cooperation

Nov 19, 2014

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee asks Dir Clancy if female Secret Service officers are required to wear hair in buns.

Nov 19, 2014

USSS Clancy says more $$ likely to be requested for new fence, comms equipment, upgrades at VP residence

Nov 19, 2014

USSS Clancy says goal is to build full scale WH replica at their training location. Only "mock up" of grounds now.

Nov 19, 2014

Clancy: "We're gonna find solutions to make it harder to get over that fence" possibly change to height of WH fence

Nov 19, 2014

USSS Clancy says "the president's threat level has gone up slightly" but says that fluctuation is not unusual.

Nov 19, 2014

USSS Clancy says no disciplinary action taken for false info provided. Claims it was not intentional misconduct.

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