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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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Obama end of year news conference

Upbeat Obama bids goodbye to tough year

Barack Obama actually looks like he's having fun being president.

The commander-in-chief showed the world an unfamiliar face in a punchy end-of-year news…

Ben Carson

Inside the push to draft Ben Carson for president

John Philip Sousa IV has a mission: Convince a retired neurosurgeon with no political experience to run for President -- and then help him win.

Sousa, 67,…

Rogen Franco Interview poster

Mad about N. Korea? Hack back, group says

Jo Jin-hye, who escaped North Korea, wanted to watch "The Interview." The comedy lampoons North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose dynasty she loathes.

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Obama: Sony 'made a mistake'

President Barack Obama prodded Congress to eliminate the United States' decades-old Cuba embargo Friday, saying that improving relations with the communist…

Obama end of year news conference

Obama calls on only female reporters

President Barack Obama took eight questions during his Friday press conference --- and all of them from women journalists.

It was an unusual and deliberate move…

James Franco

Obama calls James Franco 'James Flacco'

While talking about the Sony hack during his end-of-year press conference, President Obama called actor James Franco "James Flacco."

Within a minute or two,…

Senator John McCain

McCain to hold hearing after Sony attack

Sen. John McCain, the incoming chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, will hold a hearing into the cyber attack on Sony Pictures in the first two…

Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report

Washingtonians bid farewell to Colbert

Comedian Stephen Colbert bid farewell on his final show Thursday night with the help of a pantheon of celebrities, including Washington notables and…

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2016 Republicans slam Cuba announcement

President Barack Obama's historic move to loosen the U.S. embargo on Cuba set off an immediate clash with Republicans keen to use the dramatic foreign policy…

Lebron James I can't breathe shirt

Obama lauds LeBron's 'I Can't Breathe' shirt

President Barack Obama praised basketball star LeBron James for wearing an "I Can't Breathe" protest shirt during his pre-game warmup last week.

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Officials: Hackers stole Sony computer credentials

U.S. investigators have evidence that hackers stole the computer credentials of a system administrator to get access to Sony's computer system, allowing them…

Obama-Putin

Obama and Putin: From frosty to frozen

The tanking Russian economy seems to be doing little to encourage President Vladimir Putin to repair relations with the West.

In fact, Putin is slipping deeper…

Osama bin Laden file

Report detailed shortcomings of assassination, capture

Targeted assassinations or the capture of senior insurgent leaders in larger counterinsurgency operations can provide both positive and negative outcomes…

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush's banking career ripe for attack

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's decision to step down from his advisory role at British bank Barclays at the end of the year became the latest indication he's…

Rick Perry glasses

Rick Perry likes Jeb Bush, but for how long?

As Rick Perry sat in the Texas governor's mansion about a month before he prepares to hand over the reins after 14 years in office and contemplates another run…

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Opinion

John McCain: America the vulnerable

On perhaps this year's most compelling drama, the credits have yet to roll. Many have described that drama -- a story, apparently directed by North Korea, of…

Opinion: Why New York is wrong about fracking

"I consider the people of New York my patients," acting New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said this week as he cited health-related reasons for…

Brazile: How to honor slain schoolchildren

When I saw these words on Twitter, I couldn't help but put down my tablet: "They say the smallest coffins are the heaviest to carry."

They weigh heaviest upon…

Soledad O'Brien: What my mother left behind

What dare I think about Cuba?

My mom left the island to escape the poverty, the racism and the sweltering heat. She left before Fidel Castro's ascent and U.S.…

Opinion: Why are cops killing for 'loosies'?

The contents of your pocket gleam up at you from the Newport, Rhode Island sidewalk like a sarcastic wink. You sit on the curb, surrounded by police cars,…

Zakaria: Why Cuba move will help America

In opposing President Barack Obama's opening to Cuba, Florida's Republican senator, Marco Rubio, explained, "This entire policy shift announced today is based…

Penn Jillette: Hackers' crimes can be stopped

How about a world where we have murderers but no murders? The police still chase down criminals who commit murder, we have trials, juries who judge, and…

Santa on a bicycle

Parents furious after UK rev tells kids Santa doesn't exist

Let's play spot the villain.

On Monday, a group of children from Stalham Academy in Norfolk, UK, received an unexpected message in their Christmas sermon.

The…

Opinion: Outrage will not #BringBackOurGirls

It is safe to assume that the world reacting to news of Boko Haram's latest abductions will be a somewhat disillusioned one. Such weariness is understandable,…

Opinion: How to win against North Korea

A quote often attributed to Leon Trotsky reads, "You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you." Although Washington would like very much to…

Borger: Obama -- Clark Kent becomes Superman?

In case you haven't noticed, President Obama has been flexing his executive muscles lately. On paper, it's a head-scratcher. After all, he lost control of the…

Obeidallah: The right's 'Interview' hypocrisy

Not everyone will remember "Death of a President," the 2006 movie that included a controversial scene in which President George W. Bush was killed by a sniper…

Gingrich: America lost cyberwar over Sony

No one should underestimate the historic importance of the North Korean cyberwar against America and the collapse of American defenses in the Sony Pictures…

Opinion: How Germany banishes climate myths

The recent climate summit in Lima, Peru, has laid the foundations for a new climate treaty to be adopted in Paris in 2015. We have made significant progress…

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Obama end of year news conference

Obama's end-of-year message

President Barack Obama holds his year-end press conference at the White House.

Obama Sony made mistake

Obama: 'Sony made a mistake'

President Barack Obama said Sony "made a mistake" in halting the release of its film "The Interview" after hackers that the FBI has linked to North Korea stole…

Pope Francis

Pope on US-Cuba deal: 'This is noble work'

Pope Francis speaks out about the U.S.-Cuba deal he helped bring together.

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