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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…

Scott Walker

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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Singapore's first prime minister died Monday at 91

Singapore holds funeral for Lee Kuan Yew

Thousands of Singaporeans gathered in pouring rain Sunday to bid farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, the Southeast Asian city-state's founding prime minister who…

Marco Rubio

Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Sen. Marco Rubio is planning a major announcement for mid-April in Miami, sources tell CNN, with that announcement likely to be the launch of his presidential…

Elizabeth Warren testimony

These people are REALLY ready for Warren

Ground zero for the grassroots effort here to persuade Elizabeth Warren to run for president is headquartered in a small office park where a yard sign taped to…

Clinton CAP

Clinton deleted all mail from personal server

Hillary Clinton permanently deleted all the emails on the private server she used to do official business as secretary of state, the Republican lawmaker who…

Harry Reid statement

Harry Reid, Senate minority leader, to retire

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, and endorsed New York Sen. Charles Schumer as his successor for his leadership…

Pope Francis

Obama, Pope Francis meeting scheduled

The Obamas will host Pope Francis at the White House during his first visit to the U.S. on Sept. 23.

When Obama met the Pope for the first time at the Vatican…

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Kansas to allow concealed guns without permit

Kansas will join a handful of other states that allow their residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit after a bill backed by the National Rifle…

Mitch McConnell

Senate passes GOP-approved budget plan

After slogging through a grueling and exhausting day casting scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which lasted…

Capitol building dome

Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

In a rare moment of bipartisanship bringing House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi together, the House passed the so called "doc fix…

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Diplomats voice optimism on Iran nuclear deal

A major source of disagreement between Iran and world powers negotiating over Tehran's nuclear program -- what to do with its underground Fordo facility -- may…

supreme court

Supreme Court rejects Alabama case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sent disputed redistricting plans in Alabama --- drawn by a Republican-led legislature after the 2010 census -- back down to a…

Rafael Moure-Eraso

Obama to ask agency official to step down

The White House is expected to ask the embattled chairman of the Chemical Safety Board to step down Wednesday, congressional sources tell CNN.

Chairman Rafael…

Ashraf Ghani

Afghan president warns of 'terrible threat'

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is warning members of Congress that the Islamic State poses a "terrible threat" to his country and others in its region.

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Ben Carson calls Obama a 'psychopath'

Ben Carson says President Barack Obama is a psychopath.

Dan Coats

Dan Coats to retire from Senate

Republican Sen. Dan Coats won't run for re-election in 2016, ending his political comeback while creating an opening for one by his long-time Indiana rival --…

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Opinion

7 kids killed in Brooklyn fire - Chuck Schumer

Will Schumer bring on new Democratic era?

Sen. Harry's Reid's perfunctory announcement on Friday that he won't seek re-election next year -- leaving a vacancy for leadership of the Senate Democrats --…

Lee Kuan Yew: Lessons for leaders

The death of the founding father of Singapore last Monday is an appropriate occasion to reflect on nation building.

As prime minister for its first three…

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Atheists open up: What they want you to know

Many Americans are leaving their faith behind. While fewer than 3% consider themselves atheists, about 20% of Americans don't identify with any religion,…

LZ: Indiana's anti-LGBT law a 2016 preview

Barney Frank, to say the least, knows his way around politics. In a Chicago appearance recently, the retired congressman had the sold-out crowd at the Center…

Zillmer: What was Andreas Lubitz thinking?

As relatives and friends mourn the loss of their loved ones aboard Germanwings Flight 9525, the world community is stunned by the sequence of events that led…

Rosas: Mexico must find 43 missing students

Six months ago this week Omar received a panicked phone call from his friend and fellow student. "I was in my dormitory writing a paper and a friend called me…

Navarrette: Will Latinos back Ted Cruz?

Latinos likely haven't made up their minds about Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's newly announced candidacy for President.

So in a selfless gesture, a whole slew…

Menendez: Nigeria vote key to terror fight

Nigerians are scheduled to head to the polls this Saturday in what will be the most closely watched elections in Africa this year.

The poll will test the…

Opinion: Watch what Netanyahu does, not says

Israel has again voted for a national leader who acts as if he considers one-fifth of its country's citizens -- including me and my family -- to be an…

Opinion: The truth about pilots

If it turns out, as some experts suspect, that first officer Andreas Lubitz did indeed lock his captain out of the cockpit, put their airplane -- Germanwings…

Was the Mideast better off with dictators?

Was the Middle East better off under dictatorships? It is certainly tempting to think so when one looks at conflicts in the region today, from Yemen to Libya…

Kohn: The danger society doesn't talk about

Police in Pennsylvania are investigating the Delta Kappa Rho fraternity at Penn State University regarding two private group Facebook pages where members of…

ISIS's $2B budget helps it recruit teenagers

A decade ago al Qaeda would meet potential recruits face to face; now ISIS engages in one-to-one dialogue while sat 2,000 miles away.

With what it says is a $2…

Opinion: Why Yemen has come undone

It shouldn't come as a surprise that Yemen has collapsed -- again. A country that has split and been pulled together before, has the youngest and fastest…

Opinion: Was 9/11 safety precaution a flaw?

So now we know. The Germanwings aircraft that crashed earlier this week was deliberately brought down by a co-pilot who had managed to lock himself in the…

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Harry Reid statement

Harry Reid: 'I'm not running for re-election'

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid releases a video on Friday saying he won't seek reelection in 2016.

Bowe Bergdahl tree in background

Bergdahl saga still not over

The night Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his post in the summer of 2009, he was 23 years old.

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Indiana businesses: We’re open for everyone

Indiana's religious freedom bill is on its way to the governor's desk. Businesses across the state are reacting by advertising that they’re open to everyone…

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