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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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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again flashed the pugnacious attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others on Wednesday, telling a…


Biden stay in cabin prompts Parks review

A luxury log cabin in the mountains of Wyoming has become the subject of a federal probe after it was revealed Vice President Joe Biden and other top officials…

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DHS investigator resigned after sting

David Nieland, who helped draw attention to what he said were shortcomings in the government's probe of a Secret Service prostitution scandal, resigned from…

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Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

The Twitter account for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joked about the "dangers of autocorrect" after a typo led to a deleted tweet.

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Hagel announces Ebola quarantine

A 21-day quarantine for all military personnel serving in Ebola stricken areas of West Africa was approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Wednesday.


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White House hacked

Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Barack Obama's top advisers.

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Christie on possible Ebola suit: 'Whatever'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former U.S. attorney, said he had no qualms about a possible lawsuit from the recently quarantined nurse in his state.…

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South Korea: Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who recently disappeared from public view for about six weeks, had a cyst removed from his right ankle, a lawmaker told CNN.…

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A limited role for Obama in final campaign

President Barack Obama's final campaign isn't turning into much of a victory lap.


Poll: US grim on economy ahead of midterms

Americans' view of the economy is increasingly dour -- though a majority expect things to turn around next year, a new poll shows.

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Judge nixes Noriega's 'Call of Duty' suit

A California judge has dismissed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's lawsuit against the creators of the "Call of Duty" video game franchise.


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Ann Romney blasts Democrat for sexist slur

Ann Romney, the wife of former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, condemned South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic challenger after he mistakenly…

Chris Christie

Christie on Ebola policy: 'We're not moving an inch'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to stamp out criticism Tuesday of his policy to quarantine health care workers returning from Ebola hot zones, describing…

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What Ebola response says about Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's tough-guy persona is back on the national stage after his tussle with the White House -- and a quarantined nurse -- over the…

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Alaskans are getting shamed into voting

Some voters are facing a choice this November: vote or be shamed -- publicly.

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Robbins: When will men stop the catcalls?

If you are a woman, you've likely experienced the creepy, disrespectful and sometimes scary way some men treat you as you walk down the street -- lewd looks,…

Opinion: Why Australia's misfiring on terror

The Australian prime minister's hard-line plan to throw foreign fighters and ISIS supporters into maximum security prison is finally coming to fruition.


Opinion: The most hopeless causes in sports?

Do the hopeless causes have hope? If so, how much?

When it comes to the wide world of sports, it springs eternal. Anyone who saw baseball's Kansas City Royals…

Schlumpf: Pope pushes back at creationists

Liberal American Catholics greet almost anything uttered by Pope Francis with glee, but his latest pronouncement has them scratching their heads. Headlines…

Opinion: Don't stress about rocket explosion

Yes, trying to lift 5,000 pounds of cargo to orbit is rocket science -- and it's very hard. Early Tuesday evening, an Antares rocket, built by Orbital…

Klitzman: The heroes in the Ebola crisis

"I didn't become a nurse to risk dying -- by getting infected from a patient -- and then going home and infecting my children, too!" the nurse told me. She…

Opinion: U.S.-Israel spat isn't a divorce

Here we go again. Yet another supposed crisis in the ongoing soap opera between the Obama administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


Brazile: Don't abolish teacher tenure

Time magazine has clearly kicked up a hornet's nest with its downright insulting cover headlined "Rotten Apples," and coupled with the blurb, "It's nearly…

Bergen: First line of defense--Mom and Dad

Last week, three teenage girls from Denver were alleged to have tried to join ISIS.

The girls were stopped by FBI officials as they transited Frankfurt airport…

Killing ISIS leader could backfire

It's a good bet that right now, someone somewhere in Washington has come up with a plan to decapitate the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) by…

Why Kobani could be an opportunity for Turkey

In the space of just 48 hours last week, Turkey went from calling the PYD -- the Kurds defending the Syrian border town of Kobani -- a terrorist group to…

Navarrette: The boy who shot an albino deer

Warning: This isn't exactly a heartwarming story about a boy and his deer. Only one of the characters makes it to the closing credits.

A Michigan boy named…

Leroy Chiao: The rocket that blew up

It seems people only pay attention anymore when the rocket blows up.

Just seconds into its launch Tuesday evening, the Orbital Sciences Antares rocket,…

Stanley: Why Jeb Bush shouldn't be president

I've returned to Washington after a long time away in my home in Britain to get a sense of the political mood in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election.…

Rothkopf: What Obama could learn from Bush

The period since September 11, 2001, will never be described by any historian as a golden age of U.S. foreign policy. I know. I have just written a history on…

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Lindsey Graham jokes about whites, Baptists

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham uses the "F-word" to describe the government, and cracks jokes about whites and Baptists during a private gathering.

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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tells a heckler to "sit down and shut up."

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Obama on Ebola: America 'not defined by fear'

President Obama urged state officials not to panic about Ebola, saying America is "not defined by fear" and shouldn't be quarantining people.

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