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NSA collects 5 billion records a day on cellphones
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Zachary A. Goldfarb
The president has laid out an aspirational agenda for the rest of his presidency, looking toward increasing the minimum wage and boosting spending on early-childhood education, among other efforts.
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The Rand Paul wing of the party isn’t going to fade away anytime soon.
Don’t forget to check those gray bins for your money.
If you live in the upper Midwest, have those snow shovels ready.
Questions arise over whether the benefits for small businesses would outweigh concerns from investors.
What political scientists are saying about immigration, drones, protest, and public opinion on foreign policy
The Democratic Steering and Policy Committee holds a hearing on expiring unemployment insurance.
“Maybe we just have all the laws we need. Maybe we don’t need any more laws.“
It’s possible that new sanctions might strengthen Obama’s hand in the Iran negotiations. But that’s not the way you should be betting.
The movement to raise the minimum wage has been gaining momentum in states and cities.
In asking people what it will take to make a woman president, author Marianne Schnall discovers the obstacles keeping women from leadership positions.
A look at how the latest tax reform proposal would both help and hinder the nation’s small businesses.
“The Help” may not be the best way to get into a conversation about the civil rights era, but it can be a place to start.
Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
Obama’s low approval ratings don’t tell quite how bad things have become for him. For that, look at how he is viewed on the issues.
The strikes are part of a growing movement this year aimed at mandating better pay for low-wage workers.
President Obama suggested the debate is over about whether boosting the minimum wage costs jobs.
McDonnell’s final days in office have been overshadowed by an ongoing investigation.
GOP supports cuts to federal retiree benefits, while Democrats say the federal workforce has paid enough.
The former secretary of state and possible presidential candidate kept things personal in a N.Y. appearance.
The newest Obama dog, Sunny, caused a bit of trouble at the White House Christmas event Wednesday when a little girl fell.
An attorney’s First Amendment arguments hit a wall in a military-base dispute before the Supreme Court.
Iron & Wine at SXSW.
A court filing shows the wide-ranging investigation has spanned eight states and eight Asian countries.
The Massachusetts Democrat has shown no signs she is interested in a White House bid.
Unions don’t like the Illinois governor. It might not matter.
Ashkan Soltani explains how the NSA is gathering billions of records a day on cellphones.
Being behind on your taxes is one thing. Being $1 million behind is something else.
An early version of The Monkey Cage’s forecasting model suggests few House seats will change hands.
What did you read and love this year?
The legislation adopts several proposals from President Obama, but tries to cancel defense cuts for two years.
A 1982 exchange in the White House briefing room captures how much attitudes toward AIDS have changed in the past 30 years.
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