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An attorney’s First Amendment arguments hit a wall in a military-base dispute before the Supreme Court.
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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.
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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
The revenue recovery will continue, and the worst seems to be behind for state and local governments.
Here are two minutes of the key points from the speech President Obama gave Wednesday on economic mobility and the Affordable Care Act.
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The president called for higher wages, early childhood education among other efforts.
All government isn’t good. But not all of it is bad either.
The state will temporarily place some of its National Guard members in a federal status to handle enrollments.
Sean Sullivan and Scott Clement
No, he doesn’t face another election. But yes, Obama’s eroding support from young people is a problem for him.
Croats have amended their constitution to forbid same-sex marriage. What happens next?
President Obama delivered remarks at about the economy.
Conflicts of interest aren’t always obvious to the public, because financial disclosure reports aren’t always required.
Swing and a miss. Here’s why.
In a speech on the economy at a Center for American Progress event, the president said increasing the minimum wage was one of several things the country should do to improve the country.
Gustavo Flores-Mac as and Sarah Kreps
How partisanship shapes the way the U.S. finances wars and the debts that follow.
Ted Cruz and Paul Ryan are scheduled to be there.
Uninsured Republicans take a very different view from uninsured Democrats.
The state will require background checks, additional training and certification of financial responsibility.
Congressional GOP may be willing to let emergency unemployment benefits lapse on Dec. 31.
“It’s official. Stick a fork in racism -- it’s done.“
Look at where people live on a map, and social divisions are often starkly clear.
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