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State Supreme Court to take on voter ID issue

After two previous refusals, the Wisconsin Supreme Court says it will hear arguments on two Wisconsin voter identification cases.

Request made for Capitol Christmas tree ornaments

Gov. Scott Walker has put out the call for ornaments to decorate the Capitol Christmas tree this year.

Impact of governor's tax cut depends on school district

School districts in Dane County say they don't yet know how a property tax proposal will affect taxpayers. But one group is doing some preliminary math, and…

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Governor to head to fundraisers in Seattle, NYC

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Seattle on Thursday and New York City later this month.

Walker slips when referring to federal politics

Gov. Scott Walker quickly caught himself with a laugh when telling reporters he was not "yet" involved with politics at the federal level.

Capitol police issue 25 no-permit citations to 22 singers

Twenty-five no-permit citations were issued Wednesday to 22 people following a tense standoff between Capitol police and protesters.

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U.S. Ambassador slashed in South Korea

A man opposed to joint South Korean-U.S. military drills attacked the American ambassador in Seoul, slashing his face and arm as he was about to give a speech…

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Under Obama, 4 in 10 say race relations are worse

Four in 10 Americans say race relations in the United States have gotten worse under the nation's first black president, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. And…

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Emails ruffle smooth Clinton campaign waters

Hillary Clinton's biggest challenge to a smooth launch of her 2016 campaign is a familiar one: Herself.

At the very least, the controversy over her exclusive…

Mark Lippert South Korea attack

Suspect in Korea attack had troubled history

The suspect behind the knife attack on the American ambassador to South Korea had a long, troubled history and often blamed the U.S. for tensions in the Korean…

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Ben Carson sorry for comments on gay people

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson apologized for commenting Wednesday that prisoners' changes after they leave jail proves being gay is a choice, but said that…

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Hillary Clinton asks State to release emails

Hillary Clinton broke her 48-hour silence over the use of her personal email account while she served as secretary of state with a late-night tweet Wednesday…

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Obamacare on the line at SCOTUS

The future of health care in America is on the table -- and in serious jeopardy -- Wednesday morning in the Supreme Court.

After more than an hour of arguments…

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Hillary Clinton's emails: What you need to know

Hillary Clinton is back in a familiar place: the center of a political controversy.

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U.S. weighs defensive weapons for Ukraine

The Obama administration is holding intensive conversations with the Europeans about further sanctions on Russia, as top U.S. national security officials…

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Wall Street pushes SCOTUS on gay marriage

Wall Street's leading banks have signed a "friend of the court" brief pressing the Supreme Court to back same-sex marriage.

Major financial firms including…

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Clinton to release all emails from State tenure

A House committee investigating the 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya has subpoenaed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's personal emails, The…

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US ambassador attacked in South Korea

The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked in Seoul, and is in stable condition, receiving treatment at a local hospital, according to the…

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Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses…

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Senate fails to override Keystone pipeline veto

Senate supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of their legislation that would have cleared construction of the…

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White House purposely has no Obamacare Plan B

The Obama administration says it's doing nothing to stave off the potential disaster that would ensue if the Supreme Court upends Obamacare and millions of…

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Opinion: Will Jeb be Romney 2.0?

Ben Carson suggested to CNN on Wednesday that prisons can turn straight people gay. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee called being gay a lifestyle choice,…

Kohn: Why WOULDN'T men want to clean house?

I grew up watching "Leave It to Beaver."

Most episodes, Ward Cleaver would come home from work in his suit and tie and there would be his wife June, always in…

Borger: Defend Clinton is Dems' only choice

They were not-so-affectionately dubbed the "bed-wetters" by then-Obama senior adviser David Plouffe. The definition: Democrats who run to the hills every time…

Brock: No scandal in Hillary Clinton's emails

How do Republicans try to breathe new life into an old scandal? We've seen it time and time again. Here's how it works:

Step One: Republicans, with nothing in…

Don McLean: Buddy Holly, rest in peace

Many years ago I performed at the Surf Ballroom, in Clear Lake, Iowa, which was the last stop on Buddy Holly's final tour. He was killed in a plane crash in…

Opinion: ISIS's warped take on morality

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is making headlines again. On Wednesday, images began circulating from the city of Raqqa in Syria of a man being thrown off…

Opinion: Ferguson's perfect storm of racism

If you were the member of a minority group and tried to create a system to control and oppress the majority, you could not have done a better job than the…

Brinkley: Selma bridge deserves a better name

There were three Selma to Montgomery marches in March 1965, and Rosa Parks had missed the first one. Parks, whose act of civil disobedience sparked the…

Sutter: Ben Carson lives in the wrong decade

There seems to be an ever-growing list of people, places and things that will turn you gay. Maybe we should think of these as the brigade of evil, homosexual…

Opinion: Shocking reminder of Korea tensions

The attack on Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, allegedly by a knife-wielding Korean progressive activist at a breakfast meeting in Seoul, was…

Netanyahu speech fails to shift Iran strategy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the Congress this week was as eagerly anticipated in Tehran as it was in Washington.

The Iranian…

Nemtsov's murder: Message to Putin's enemies

As the world digests the shock of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's brutal murder in front of the Kremlin on Friday, everybody is trying to determine…

Opinion: Why Iran's rise is a good thing

In September 2002, then-former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a U.S. congressional committee "there is absolutely no question whatsoever" that…

Opinion: Obamacare -- break it, you buy it

The President repeated an unfortunate and ill-fated claim while campaigning hard for Obamacare. You remember it. "If you like your health care plan, you can…

O'Mara: Can the Ferguson PD be saved?

After a police officer shot Michael Brown, the Federal Department of Justice conducted an investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department. What…

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Ferguson residents react to DOJ report

The backlash continues after a Department of Justice report shows pattern of widespread and systematic discrimination against African-Americans.


Carson: 'People go into prison straight, come out gay'

Ben Carson says homosexuality is a choice because many people "go into prison straight -- and when they come out, they're gay."

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How did Israel react to Netanyahu speech?

Split reactions from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress Tuesday.

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