Politics

  1. Opening statements in Boston Marathon bomber trial set for today
    Holly Bailey

    Opening statements in Boston Marathon bomber trial set for today

  2. The Petraeus scandal: Where are they now?
    Caitlin Dickson

    The Petraeus scandal: Where are they now?

  3. GOP’s net neutrality point man says fight is not over
    Jon Ward

    GOP’s net neutrality point man says fight is not over

  4. Pakistan envoy to U.S. defends Obama’s ‘Crusades’ comment
    Olivier Knox

    Pakistan envoy to U.S. defends Obama’s ‘Crusades’ comment

  5. Hillary Clinton spokesman defends her use of personal email account as secretary of state
    Dylan Stableford

    Hillary Clinton spokesman defends her use of personal email account as secretary of state

  6. Sen. Barbara Mikulski to retire after 4 decades of breaking barriers
    Caitlin Dickson

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski to retire after 4 decades of breaking barriers

  7. Twist in Obamacare Supreme Court case: Weak plaintiffs
    Liz Goodwin

    Twist in Obamacare Supreme Court case: Weak plaintiffs

  8. Jeb Bush’s biggest CPAC win: No gifts for Democrats
    Jon Ward

    Jeb Bush’s biggest CPAC win: No gifts for Democrats

  9. War crimes and genocide: IS systematically killing religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq, study finds
    Michael Walsh

    War crimes and genocide: IS systematically killing religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq, study finds

  10. For Jeb Bush, the Q&A is the message
    Jon Ward

    For Jeb Bush, the Q&A is the message

  • House breaks impasse, passes security funding without provisions

    By David Lawder and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A chaotic three-month-long fight in Congress over funding the U.S. domestic security agency ended on Tuesday, but not before it highlighted House Speaker John Boehner's inability to halt the Republican Party's further descent into disorder. …

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  • Doctors, patients scramble ahead of high court Obamacare decision

    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Supreme Court takes on a make-or-break Obamacare case this week, a growing number of U.S. patients and their doctors are already devising a Plan B in case they lose medical coverage. The Court's ruling, expected by late June, will determine…

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  • U.S. Republicans pushing Iran bill despite veto threat

    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday the Senate would begin debate next week on a bill that would require President Barack Obama to submit any final nuclear deal with Iran for approval by Congress. McConnell, a Republican, told…

    Reuters
  • Supreme Court weighs new conservative attack on Obamacare

    By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Wednesday a second major legal attack on President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conservative challengers taking aim at a pivotal part of the statute that authorizes tax subsidies to help people afford…

    Reuters51 mins ago
  • Opening statements in Boston Marathon bomber trial set for today

    After nearly two months of jury selection, opening arguments are set to begin Wednesday in the case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his alleged role in the dual bombings at the April 2013 Boston Marathon, which killed three people and injured almost 300 more.

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  • The Petraeus scandal: Where are they now?

    Former General David Petraeus is expected to plead guilty to providing his biographer and former mistress with classified information. We follow up on the major players in that scandal.

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  • GOP’s net neutrality point man says fight is not over

    The Republican Party’s point man in Congress on net neutrality admitted Tuesday that the GOP has been slow to act on the issue but insisted that Congress must be the body setting the rules for how the Internet will be regulated.

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  • Pakistan envoy to U.S. defends Obama’s ‘Crusades’ comment

    Pakistan’s top diplomat in the United States says Obama is right to refuse to denounce “Islamic extremism,” welcomes prospects for a slower U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and for a nuclear deal with Iran.

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  • Netanyahu leaps into the fray

    As with any joint address to Congress, the optics of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech on Tuesday were just as important as the speech itself, if not more so, and the optics of applauding a foreign politician who circumvented the American president were complicated for Democrats…

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  • Netanyahu: Iran Engaged in Deadly 'Game of Thrones'

    “In this deadly 'Game of Thrones,' there is no place for America or for Israel. ...So when it comes to Iran or ISIS the enemy of your enemy is your enemy," he said. He then turned to Iran, warning that "Iran's regime poses a great threat not only to Israel but also to the peace of the entire…

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  • Barbara Mikulski: From Girl Scout to Senator, 7 Things You Might Not Know About the Retiring Senator

    Mikulski, who was first elected to the Senate in 1986, said she made the decision to fight for the people of Maryland instead of campaigning for herself another time around. I'm Senator Barb,” Mikulski said at a news conference in Baltimore. As the longest serving female senator, Mikulski is…

    ABC News
  • 5 things to know about Clinton's State Department emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a personal email account for State Department business has prompted questions about secrecy and the rules that govern the communications of senior government officials.

    Associated Press22 mins ago
  • Laura Gummerman: How Do You Wow?

    Whether it’s a delightful DIY, or delicious bowl of our new Broths with Chicken, we are are always searching for ways to wow our cats.

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  • Excerpts from Netanyahu's speech and rejoinder from Obama

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a major address to Congress on Tuesday and warned against making a deal that could leave Iran on the path toward nuclear weapons. At the White House, President Barack Obama offered a pointed rebuttal during a brief Oval Office photo opportunity.…

    Associated Press42 mins ago
  • FACT CHECK: Did Netanyahu go too far in US speech?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu overstated Iran's domination of the Middle East and understated the timespan of the nuclear deal taking shape with Tehran, while neglecting the role of Congress in lifting Iranian sanctions, in his speech to U.S. lawmakers Tuesday.

    Associated Press46 mins ago
  • Clinton asks if women want to see a female president

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday credited women with making a difference at all levels of government, asking an audience of female Democrats, "Don't you someday want to see a woman president?"

    Associated Press
  • Top senators, lobbyists to help Ed Gillespie recoup lost money

    Top senators, lobbyists to help Republican candidate recoup personal cash he pumped into failed U.S. Senate bid.

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  • City-run Internet services still in limbo after FCC vote

    FCC vote to allow cities to expand their public Internet service will likely end up in court

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Obamacare opponents should be careful what they wish for

    Commentary: Supreme court decision nullifying health insurance subsidies would result in chaos.

    Center for Public Integrity