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Aiding and abetting suicide

Aiding and abetting suicide

Laws such as Belgium’s send a dangerous message to society.

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A path to escalation?

A path to escalation?

Obama’s Islamic State strategy leads to fears of “mission creep.”

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Navy Yard workers remember when their world shattered

Navy Yard workers remember when their world shattered

Navy Yard staffers recall last year’s massacre. They are sad, but they also have pride in their colleagues.

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The jihadi logic

The jihadi logic

The United States must show the Islamic State it made a big mistake by provoking a superpower.

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In the Loop: Party at the White House or on the Hill?

In the Loop: Party at the White House or on the Hill?

Lawmakers had to choose between a big-time picnic or listening to Gingrich and DeLay discuss 1994.

Why you should care about the personal lives of politicians

Why you should care about the personal lives of politicians

It’s all about understanding who they really are.

Many Obama nominees will be left on the floor Thursday night when the Senate slithers out of town

Many Obama nominees will be left on the floor Thursday night when the Senate slithers out of town

The Senate is expected to confirm an ambassador to Ireland and eight other nominees Thursday evening.

Holder Watch: Day 2,054

Holder Watch: Day 2,054

Holder is already one of the longest serving attorneys general in American history. How long will he stay?

A bunch of Senate polls look good for Republicans. Be cautious.

A bunch of Senate polls look good for Republicans. Be cautious.

Does Cory Gardner lead by eight in Colorado and Joni Ernst by six in Iowa? Probably not.

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Reward workers, not just CEOs

Reward workers, not just CEOs

A new bill would tie executive pay tax deductions to employee wage gains.

Here’s why VA Secretary Robert McDonald’s cellphone is sometimes busy

Here’s why VA Secretary  Robert McDonald’s cellphone is sometimes busy

McDonald gave out his cellphone number last week to the media. Since then he’s gotten some 150 calls.

Meet the VA official expanding the national cemetery system

Ronald Walters, the highest-ranking official with the National Cemetery Administration, is a finalist for a prestigious management award.

President Obama just lost his one remaining strong suit: fighting terrorism

President Obama just lost his one remaining strong suit: fighting terrorism

In the public’s view, Osama bin Laden is dead, but the Islamic State is very much alive.

4 Pinocchios for Paul’s claim that McCain met with Islamic State

4 Pinocchios for Paul’s claim that McCain met with Islamic State

FACT CHECKER | Sen. Rand Paul said Sen. John McCain unknowingly met with the Islamic State. He’s wrong.

Ronald E. Walters: Caretaker for the dead

Ronald E. Walters: Caretaker for the dead

The head of VA’s National Cemetery Administration has helped keep standards high.

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A Bush is fired up over Points of Light

A Bush is fired up over Points of Light

Neil Bush blasts GOP Senate hopeful David Perdue for criticism of his dad’s foundation.

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Rewriting the Constitution

Rewriting the Constitution

By what authority does Obama singlehandedly take the nation into a new war?

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An unexpected twist in the Benghazi saga

An unexpected twist in the Benghazi saga

The new Republican chairman of the House select committee on the 2012 attacks in Libya plays it straight.

Marco Rubio’s anti-Rand Paul foreign policy speech, translated

Marco Rubio’s anti-Rand Paul foreign policy speech, translated

Key and Peele have Obama’s Anger Translator. We have Rubio’s Foreign Policy Translator.

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For the love of Scotland

For the love of Scotland

Will Scots vote on independence with their heads or their hearts?

Senate finally confirms an ambassador to critical Turkey post

Senate finally confirms an ambassador to critical Turkey post

The Senate moved yesterday to confirm seven more Obama appointees, including three ambassadors

We ran 10,000 simulations through our Senate model. They came back tied.

We ran 10,000 simulations through our Senate model. They came back tied.

The battle for the Senate is a pure toss-up.

Federal background checks, one year after the Navy Yard shooting

Federal background checks, one year after the Navy Yard shooting

Find out what changes the Obama administration has made since a federal contractor fatally shot 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard.

Rove group attacks Grimes over immigration

Rove group attacks Grimes over immigration

A Karl Rove group is attacking Alison Grimes for positions once supported by another Rove group.

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Survivors recall the Navy Yard massacre one year later

Survivors recall the Navy Yard massacre one year later

People who were there talked about being in the building during the Navy Yard massacre one year ago.

In tight Iowa Senate race, can Joni Ernst weather attacks?

In tight Iowa Senate race, can Joni Ernst weather attacks?

The dynamics shift in a hard-fought campaign, buoying Democrats’ hopes of keeping the Senate.