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Is it time, at long last, for the citizens of the United States to enjoy the constitutional right to vote for the people who govern them? Phrased in that way, the question may come as a shock.
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Lydia Davis poses during a photocall in May for the finalists of the 2013 Man Booker International literary prize in London.
News about Seattle City Hall, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Seattle and King County government and more The political right's top event of the year in this corner of America's "Left Coast" is the annual dinner of the Washington Policy Center, where guests have ranged from ex-Florida Gov.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is gearing up for re-election next year, his third race in four years.
Six years after the onset of the global financial crisis, economists and policymakers continue to fight bitterly over how to tackle the world's economic woes.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas conceded Wednesday that he doesn't trust fellow Republicans to not agree to fast-track a debt-ceiling increase as part of a budget conference, after prodding by Sen.
The book will be "a mix of autobiography, political analysis, and policy prescriptions," wrote Robert Costa, National Review's Washington-based political reporter.
Tesla Motors Inc. is giving President Barack Obama's green-energy strategy its biggest win after almost two years of failures pounced upon by Republicans.
City councilman Eric Garcetti carried 33% of the vote but gained no clear majority over Wendy Greuel, his opponent in the runoff.
While there has been plenty to find fault with in the revelation that the IRS targeted some tea party groups seeking tax exempt status, some of the Republican rhetoric has been an overreach.
I'm not a fan of speculating who will buy newspapers that are on the block. But I'll make an exception with some quick thoughts on Tribune Co.'s publishing group - currently attracting investor interest as expected but likely months away from actually being sold.
"We don't want a country where abortion is simply outlawed. We want a country where it isn't even considered," said Representative Paul Ryan in a speech a few weeks ago.
A number of the budget bills were passed on the weekend, but the house was ready to take up a very divisive issue before calling it quits for the year.
It's 4:40 p.m. on a spring Monday in New York City and Jose Antonio Vargas is energized.
ABC newswoman Martha Raddatz, center, enters Newlin Hall at the Norton Center, where she gave the commencement address Sunday for Centre's Class of 2013.
The White House continues to insist that profound incompetence, not partisan malice, led the IRS to single out conservative groups applying for nonprofit status.