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3 hrs ago | Washington Times
Republicans have been accused of being extremists in the so-called "war on women," but critics say it's Democratic candidates who have the more extreme record on a key women's issue: abortion.
7 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton's job approval rating has significantly declined since the chokehold death of Eric Garner, a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday found.
9 hrs ago | Reuters
A probe into long waits for medical treatment at Veterans Affairs facilities in Phoenix found cover-ups of delays and a break-down in ethics but could not conclude that anyone died as a result of "unacceptable and troubling lapses" in care.
10 hrs ago | USA Today
If Colorado death row inmate Nathan Dunlap's case becomes too political for Gov. John Hickenlooper's taste, the governor says he could decide to grant "full clemency" before he leaves office.
11 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A special prosecutor will investigate the death of John Crawford III, who was shot and killed by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart earlier this month, authorities announced Tuesday.
12 hrs ago | USA Today
Julia Louis-Dreyfus' biggest fan in Washington congratulated the actress on her third consecutive Emmy Award for Veep.
15 hrs ago | CBS News
Confronted several times by hecklers demanding immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, told attendees at a Republican fundraising barbecue that no country has been more generous to people from elsewhere than the United States.
19 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job.
21 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting to sort through the long process of gaining compensation for their loss.
Miriam Moskowitz leaves federal court with her lawyer Guy Eddon, Monday Aug. 25, 2014 in New York after trying to clear her name after she was convicted in 1950 of conspiracy in the run-up to the atomic spying trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
A California senator has declined a luncheon to honor Mexican President Pena Nieto in light of the jailing of Marine Sgt.
Here's Rand Paul on what a 2016 matchup between himself and de facto Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton might look like : "If you wanna see a transformational election in our country, let the Democrats put forward a war hawk like Hillary Clinton, and you'll see a transformation like you've never seen."
Barack Obama is the worst president in the history of the Atlantic alliance. He has infuriated Europeans who don't care about security and disappointed those who do.
The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.
Sen. Bernie Sanders , an independent who caucuses with Democrats, is planning a trip to Iowa next month at the same time Hillary Clinton will be stumping in the battleground state.
The other day, I noted that Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS is up with a new ad that slices and dices Dem Senator Mark Pryor's quotes to create the impression he supports raising the Social Security retirement age in ways that should frighten today's seniors.
The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.
PRESSURE MOUNTS ON OBAMA TO ACT AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE: President Barack Obama faces pressure at home and in the Middle East to quickly step up strikes against Islamic State militants, but also reluctance from some within his own party and European allies to do so.
Updated: Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:13 pm
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