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Same-sex marriage supporters in Richmond. (Getty)
Robert Barnes and Jenna Portnoy
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond ruled that withholding the right to marry from gay couples is unconstitutional and a new form of “segregation.” The issue could be considered by the Supreme Court as soon as next year.
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Two polls show they are quite skeptical of Israel’s role in Gaza.
Opponents say the proposal would roll back civil-service protections and discourage talented professionals from joining the VA.
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R) is sticking to the consensus-building approach of as he faces a test from the right.
Juliet Eilperin and Steven Mufson
Council of Economic Advisers report comes ahead of public hearings on curbing power plant emissions.
Top negotiator says House-Senate compromise to fix veterans’ health-care “must go beyond politics.”
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
When the president speaks to the nation from the White House, he’s taken to using other backdrops.
A congressional campaign arm raised $2.1 million online in four days on fear of a House GOP impeachment bid.
But long-term challenges remain as graying population, higher medical costs cloud future.
Sen. Ted Cruz is no longer holding up ambassadors, but that doesn’t mean they are likely to be confirmed any quicker.
The people who think he is the least competent are the most likely to vote this fall.
J. Freedom du Lac
Yes, for real.
Red states love their dogs, while liberal states are much more cat-friendly.
A look at the numbers and strategy that the campaign probably wishes hadn’t gotten out.
As neighbors argue, some find the issue much more complicated than the news ever makes it out to be.
An interactive map of all the places where flying your drone can get you in trouble.
The paper’s editorial board was way ahead of the curve on gay marriage.
Nisha Biswal worked for the House Foreign Affairs Committee more than a decade before she returned as a witness.
Why Israel’s poorest citizens don’t mind huge defense budgets.
A modern campaign only needs one thing: a candidate. The PACs can do everything else.
The GAO said about 31 percent of the tax-delinquent workers already owed money to the government when they were issued security clearances.
Data published earlier this month offer a state-by-state view of the program’s beneficiaries.
The Sarah Palin Channel is the just latest venture from a politician who has constantly reinvented herself.
The president has been sharply criticized for multiple alleged failures through his presidency, but when it comes to predicting the stock market. . .
History shows a president’s approval rating rarely rises from this point on.
Looking back on President Obama’s 2004 Democratic National Convention speech.
Despite racial change, Georgia looks more like South Carolina than Virginia
The congressman who loves to talk marijuana is holding another hearing on the subject before August recess.
Natalie Tennant wants you to know she and President Obama don’t agree on much.
However, to their credit, they decided to run in different races -- unlike many same-name candidates.
In a region with no shortage of human catastrophes, Libya seems determined to elbow its way into the headlines. But conventional readings of the country’s politics misdiagnose the problem.
There was just one problem before China could ship the first giant pandas to the National Zoo.
A look at how often presidents are the “worst” or “incompetent” over the course of their tenures.
The former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate says SarahPalinChannel.com was created in response to "media filters."
Partisans hate their opposite number. Now more than ever.
A look back at the economic agenda the president outlined on Jan. 28 and just how far we have(n’t) come.
Hospitals on one side, doctors on the other in a battle over “Any Willing Provider” rules.
Congress fits in a few more hearings with government officials before heading home for five weeks.
Well, that’s one idea.
New Jersey’s governor is embarking on a “No Pain, No Gain” town hall tour this summer.
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