Rep. Kyrsten Sinema Running Boston Marathon to Honor Victims and Survivors

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_819960c7dc.jpgUS House of Representatives (WASHINGTON) -- “A marathon is a celebration of life and endurance and the human spirit,” Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says. “Runners are such a tight-knit community. Even if we don’t know each other, we treat each other like friends.” Next week, Sinema, a freshman Democrat from Arizona, will be one of two members of Congress running in the 118th Boston Marathon, joining Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-Mass.

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Highway Funds in Danger of Running Out

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_ba521b4962.jpgpictureimpressions/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Obama administration is telling Congress that it's either the president's way or funds for highway projects will soon run out. That message is being delivered by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who is currently on a bus tour of eight states. The Highway Trust Fund is due to be depleted by August.

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Romney Son Takes a Swipe at Harry Reid on Tax Day

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_37ca336565.jpgAlex Wong/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Almost two years after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid repeated an unsubstantiated report that Mitt Romney did not pay taxes, one of the Romney sons fired back. Josh Romney tweeted a photo of his father standing in line at the post office to mail his tax forms Tuesday evening.

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No Executive Action on Immigration Overhaul

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_a413f9f5d1.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama has no plans to enact unilateral immigration overhaul by executive action, faith leaders from across the country said Obama told them Tuesday. “We did not discuss the need; we did not bring up the issue of the president doing unilateral action,” Luis Cortes, president of  Esperanza, a nonprofit law office serving immigrants, said at a news briefing after the Washington meeting.

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Vice President Biden Applauds Boston’s Courage

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_65f7822516.jpgJared Wickerham/Getty Images (BOSTON) -- On the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured more than 200 others, Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute Tuesday to the bravery and courage of survivors and first responders. “In my career I’ve been part of or witnessed some incredible tributes, but I have to say…I’ve never, never, never witnessed a tribute like I’ve heard today,” he said.

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