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Friday, March 27, 2015

Charles Babington, Laurie Kellman
Associated Press
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance her stature as a dealmaker, and may help her party avoid being sidelined by majority Republicans over the next two years.
Mark Mazzetti, David Kirkpatrick
The New York Times
Already struggling to navigate the chaos engulfing much of the Middle East, the United States is now dipping its toe into another conflict.
Carol Leonnig
The Washington Post
The Secret Service has imposed a new, stricter policy that prohibits staff from driving government cars within 10 hours of drinking alcohol, according to an internal agency memo reviewed by The Washington Post.