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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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Julian Castro: Clinton emails a 'witch hunt'

Julian Castro labeled the House Republican-led investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails a "witch hunt" and a "sideshow" from dealing with America's most…

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Kasich 'proud' of Cleveland protests

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is hailing Cleveland example of how a city can peacefully protest during times of racial unrest, in this case in the wake of the…

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A Memorial Day test for Hillary Clinton

Jitters about Jeb, some praise for Rick Perry, the meaning of Hillary Clinton's holiday weekend parade march and some coming Democratic competition filled our…

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Russia bans 'undesirable' NGOs amid outcry

Non-governmental organizations working in Russia awoke Sunday to a new reality -- that they operate now under a law that allows the government to prosecute…

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Women activists cross DMZ from North Korea

An international group of female activists crossed the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea on Sunday in a controversial effort to bring…

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Clinton email dump won't stop Benghazi questions

The emails to 'H' don't contain a smoking gun, at least not yet.

That's hardly surprising since Hillary Clinton herself chose which emails to turn over to the…

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Senate blocks measures to extend NSA program

Opponents of the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data successfully blocked multiple attempts in the Senate early Saturday morning to…

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A guide to the Patriot Act debate

Two years after Edward Snowden exposed the National Security Agency's secret collection of the data of millions of Americans' private communications, the bulk…

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Ben Carson captures southern GOP straw poll

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson handily won the Southern Republican Leadership Conference straw poll on Saturday, the first major survey to take the…

Senate passes trade bill

Senate OKs 'fast track' trade promotion bill

After weeks of tense negotiations on Capitol Hill and heavy lobbying from the White House, the Senate Friday night cleared a major trade bill that is a top…

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Yellen: Fed can't risk 'overheating the economy'

The Federal Reserve won't wait too long to raise rates.

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State department releases Clinton emails

The State Department released its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State on Friday, offering a new look at her handling of…

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Obama pitches Iran plan at Adas synagogue

President Barack Obama on Friday strongly defended his intentions with Iran, telling congregants at the Adas Israel synagogue in Northwest Washington that his…

Poll finds Obama popularity on the upswing

President Barack Obama's popularity with the public is on the upswing, according to a new Gallup poll that found him enjoying is strongest approval rating in…

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Hillary Clinton racks up rapper endorsements

A growing number of rappers are queuing up plans to make beautiful music with the front-runner Democratic presidential candidate: Hillary Clinton.

An early…

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Cole: Homeless veterans deserve more from us

Karlene S. is a 35-year-old Army veteran who served as part of the post-9/11 war against terrorism. A single parent, she has three children, the youngest two…

Louis: Clinton emails -- A mix of conflicts?

The mere fact that Hillary Clinton's official emails were kept on her personal computer system is turning out to be one of the least important things about…

Why Ireland said 'yes' to same-sex marriage

Considerable surprise has been expressed around the world about the fact that traditionally conservative and Catholic Ireland approved same-sex marriage in a…

Why Europe should be on war footing

"If you are not ready today, you will be even less so tomorrow," wrote the Roman author Publius Ovidius Naso.

This adage is appearing more and more as an…

Iraq, the war that won't go away

Iraq isn't going away anytime soon.

Over the past few weeks, Republican presidential candidates have been scrambling to explain what their position is on the…

Band of sisters on Special Ops battlefield

"I remember when they were firing at these guys, the brass from the machine gun falling right over top of us," then-2nd Lt. Ashley White wrote from her base…

A harrowing reminder in prison sex abuse suit

Two women who were inmates at Rikers Island have sued New York City's Department of Corrections and one of its officers, Benny Santiago, in federal court,…

The general who apologized to dead soldiers

Memorial Day 1945 was a somber time for most Americans, and 70 years later it still carries with it a special poignancy. President Franklin D. Roosevelt had…

Is two-state solution the answer in Iraq?

Isn't it high time we faced the reality that Iraq is gone and isn't coming back?

It's been twelve years since the invasion of Iraq, but Iraq's Sunni Arabs are…

Defector: Activists crossing DMZ don't get it

In North Korea, women have no rights. There is no right to freedom, liberty, or the pursuit of happiness.

Because of state-induced starvation and poverty,…

Peacekeeper immunity in sex abuse an outrage

Earlier this month in New York, the advocacy group AID-Free World launched a campaign to end impunity for personnel who commit sexual abuse during U.N.…

Yang: Stop using Asians as role models

When I was growing up, one of the things that always made me crazy was my parents' habit of constantly praising other kids in my presence: "Oh, remember…

Transvaginal exam suit should raise alarm

Last Thursday, two students at Orlando's Valencia College alleged in a lawsuit that instructors forced them into submitting to weekly transvaginal ultrasound…

The fall and rise of lawyers

The American legal profession has faced a tsunami of bad news since 2008. White-shoe, corporate law firms have faced waves of layoffs or even shuttered their…

What vets really think about on Memorial Day

As a wounded veteran who served two tours in Iraq, I've been asked to give speeches at Memorial Day celebrations. It's one of the hardest jobs I've ever…

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Joint chiefs chair breaks out in song

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey sings at a military event.

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Obama: Israel has 'right to thrive'

President Barack Obama speaks at a synagogue Friday just before he signs a bill into law that gives Congress the right to review and Iran nuclear deal.

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Jeb Bush massages woman on campaign trail

Like brother, like brother. Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush massages a New Hampshire official during a campaign stop.

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