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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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Top Romney hand: Trump will be out by Iowa

The top strategist to 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney doesn't think 2016 front-runner Donald Trump will even be in the race when the first…

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Graham opposed Sandy aid but wants help in S.C.

Sen. Lindsey Graham is asking for federal aid for his home state of South Carolina as it battles raging floods, but he voted to oppose similar help for New…

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Trump dismissed extreme weather weeks before S.C. floods

Donald Trump sent out prayers to those affected by the deadly flooding in South Carolina on Monday, just weeks after telling voters people aren't hurt from…

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Netanyahu on Iran deal: 'Let's look forward'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vehemently opposed the recently inked Iran nuclear agreement -- but now he wants to make sure Iran lives up to its…

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Biden sounding more like a candidate

Vice President Joe Biden, who has been openly toying with the idea of seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is now privately leaving the impression…

Brittany Maynard

California governor signs 'right to die' bill

As California Gov. Jerry Brown pointed out Monday, ABX2 15 is not just any other piece of legislation: By definition, it's a matter of life and death.


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Obama authorizes resupply of Syrian opposition

President Barack Obama authorized the resupply of Syrian Kurds and the Arab-Syrian opposition as part of a strategy to put pressure on ISIS from the north and…

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Hillary Clinton does Trump impression on 'SNL'

Hillary Clinton met her "SNL" counterpart and won laughs Saturday night with her imitation of Donald Trump.

The Democratic frontrunner appeared on the 41st…

Trans pacific agreement

US, 11 other nations seal Trans-Pacific trade pact

The United States and 11 other nations have finally reached a long-sought agreement on a controversial free-trade pact.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP,…

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Clinton: I'll close the gun show loophole

Hillary Clinton will pledge to close background check loopholes and allow victims to sue gun manufacturers at two town halls in New Hampshire on Monday,…

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House could delay some leadership votes

House Speaker John Boehner is delaying elections for two key leadership posts.

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Oregon shooter's dad: Guns are 'the killers'

The father of the Roseburg, Oregon, shooter said he doesn't know where his son got his weapons, and he declined to comment much on his son's mental state, but…

Sen. Rand Paul

Paul says he's not dropping out

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says despite dour poll numbers, don't expect him to drop out of the Republican presidential race any time soon.

"I think the rumors of…

Elizabeth Warren testimony

Warren outlines differences with Biden

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's meeting with Vice President Joe Biden last summer helped fuel speculation that Biden would enter the 2016 race -- but the Massachusetts…

Supreme Court of the United States

Is the Court poised for shift to the right?

The nine Supreme Court justices will emerge Monday from behind a long red velvet curtain and take their assigned seats on the bench to begin a new term. But…

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Opinion: Best bad idea for America in Syria

In the spring of 2011, as Syrians were out in the streets demanding dictator Bashar al-Assad step aside, I worked with Obama administration officials on a set…

SE Cupp: I Was the Unpopular Kid

I moved around a lot as a kid. For me it was always an adventure. It was tough to change schools and continually be the new girl, but I found upside in every…

Alafair Burke: Any town could be Roseburg

I spent much of the weekend convinced I had to rewrite a book I thought I finished months ago.

On Friday, I reviewed a letter my publicist had written to…

Brazile: Why the Roberts court is scary

This year, we're observing the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. That's a long time ago. But there are people alive today who are living…

Global poverty: This is how to reduce it

Driving around Sandton, you could be forgiven for thinking that you were in a high-tech corridor of San Jose, California.

The difference is that Sandton lies…

Spicer: One solution to America's gun problem

You might think every week brings another mass shooting in the United States. You would be wrong. The U.S. is averaging a little over one mass shooting every…

Opinion: Perils of lurking on social media

Most adolescents with access to smart phones are living their social lives online as much as they do face-to-face. Adults worry that teens are hooked on…

Amash: House GOP's 'govern by crisis' model

Speaker John Boehner's announced resignation from Congress marks the inevitable fall of a speakership marred by internal Republican friction, raw partisanship…

Louis: Hillary Clinton wins 'SNL' primary

Hillary Clinton's cameo in a comedy skit on "Saturday Night Live" was, like her other media appearances, carefully calibrated to connect with a broad national…

Zelizer: Are the House Republicans imploding?

Many people think that the congressional Republicans are imploding. The surprising resignation of Speaker John Boehner has generated numerous predictions of a…

Opinion: Guns kill thousands, we do nothing

One year ago, Ebola fears swept across the country after two patients with the virus died on U.S. soil. Politicians rushed to microphones and demanded a…

Assad 'is Syria's problem, not its solution'

Arab states, led by Saudi Arabia, made clear during the U.N. General Assembly meeting this week that they will not cooperate with an emerging Russian military…

The demand Americans should make on guns

For the families and loved ones of those killed at Umpqua Community College, October 1st will be a date indelibly etched into their memories. But those of us…

Opinion: Why Trump is wrong on refugees

Speaking earlier this week, Republican candidate Donald Trump said that if elected president, he would send home all of the Syrian refugees the United States…

Opinion: Lawmakers failing us on gun violence

On Thursday, almost exactly a month since a disturbed gunman shot my daughter Alison on live television, another senseless act of gun violence took place in…

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US, 11 other nations seal Trans-Pacific trade pact

The U.S. and 11 other nations announced that they have finally reached a long-sought agreement on a controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade pact.

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Obama: We're the only country with mass shootings every few months

The president expressed frustration and anger in his latest speech about gun control laws.

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Obama, Putin square off at UN

Obama administration officials seem pleased with the results of a meeting between President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. But their…

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