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Arkansas governor says he will not sign religious liberty bill

Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) instead called on state lawmakers to make it closely mirror federal legislation.


Obama administration signals fight over subpoenas of Secret Service staff

(Kevin Lamarque / Reuters)

A House panel demanded testimony from two agency employees about a White House incident March 4.


Poll: President Obama's approval ratings hover above midterm disaster

(The Washington Post / This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone March 26-29, 2015, among a random sample of 1,003 adults. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish on landlines and cellphones. Overall results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York. Full results and exact question wording and order is available at

Obama’s approval ratings have stabilized after hitting 50 percent at the beginning of the year. The president remains above his historic low points just before the midterm elections. His improving economic ratings coincide with views that he is taking a stronger lead in Washington. Read related article

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Poll: Obama regains some ground lost to Republicans after midterms

(Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA)

A Post-ABC News poll also shows congressional Democrats with higher ratings than Republicans.


President Obama commutes sentences of 22 drug offenders

(Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

His actions come more than a year after the Justice Department launched a new prison initiative.

Every Obama pardon and commutation, mapped

There are more than you think.

Obama commutes sentences of 22 drug offenders

Under current sentencing guidelines many of those receiving clemency would have already served their time in prison.