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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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Ben Carson moves toward presidential race

Ben Carson is taking a significant step toward a 2016 presidential run by forming a political action committee, CNN confirmed Friday.

The renowned neurosurgeon…

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Judge orders new congressional map in Florida

A circuit court judge on Friday ordered Florida's state legislature to redraw congressional district lines before the state's primary in two weeks, suggesting…

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Congress did something: Helped 1,000 Afghan interpreters

Nearly lost in the chaotic last few days, the dueling House and Senate gave fast-track approval to at least one immigration bill -- a measure extending 1,000…

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Congress OKs money for Israel's Iron Dome

Divided on other issues, U.S. lawmakers united in support of Israel on Friday with the Senate approving another $225 million for the Iron Dome missile defense…

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Obama: US used torture after 911 attacks

President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States "crossed a line" and tortured al Qaeda detainees after the 9/11 terror attacks.

The comments…

Hillary Clinton testifies on Benghazi attack

Book says Clinton blamed husband's infidelity on abuse as child

Hillary Clinton told an interviewer in 1999 -- the year after the Monica Lewinsky scandal rocked Bill Clinton's presidency -- that the president's infidelity…

Eric Cantor

Cantor leaving Congress later this month

Eric Cantor will be leaving Congress earlier than expected -- the former House majority leader whose primary defeat less than two months ago rocked the…

Economic conditions poll

Poll: Percentage who say economy's 'good' on the rise

Most Americans still say that the economy's in poor shape. But the percentage who describe economic conditions as good continue to slowly but steadily…

Bill Clinton at financial summit 2012

Bill Clinton: 'I could have killed' Osama bin Laden

Bill Clinton, just hours before planes crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, reportedly told an audience in Australia that he almost killed…

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Immigration vote halted

On what was supposed to be the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress.

House Republican leaders called off a vote Thursday on their…

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CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee

CIA Director John Brennan apologized to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday and admitted the agency spied on computers used by its staffers who…

Presidents George W

Bush writes book about Bush

For George W. Bush, this project is personal. The 43rd president of the United States has written a book about his father, who happens to be the nation's 41st…

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Walker's bargaining rights law upheld by state Supreme Court

Republican Gov. Scott Walker scored a big victory Thursday after the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the collective bargaining rights law that angered public…

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House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at…

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Senate passes bill to overhaul VA

The Senate on Thursday night easily approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The measure that won overwhelming House…

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Opinion

Wasserman Schultz: GOP, we're confused

The last two days have perfectly encapsulated the House of Representatives under Republican leadership.

On Wednesday, House Republicans took the unprecedented…

Gingrich: Get schools out of the 1890s

If, as the popular saying goes, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result, the people who run our…

Jones: NFL, apologize to women for Ray Rice

There has been much controversy about the two-game suspension the NFL handed down last week to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Rice was caught on a…

Kohn: Market Basket workers are right

Here's something you don't see every day: The 99% demonstrating in support of the 1%. But that's exactly what's been happening for several weeks all around New…

Bonjean: What should Congress tell voters?

After two years of a virtual stalemate of progress in Washington, members of Congress are headed home for five weeks during August. The pressure is on for both…

Prose: Anne Frank's final entry

On Friday, August 4, 1944 -- a beautiful summer morning, not unlike the one on which I am writing this now -- a car pulled up in front of a spice warehouse at…

Miller: Gaza war's terrifying truth

By now it should be painfully obvious that this latest round of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis in Gaza is fundamentally different than its predecessors.…

Opinion: Is Hamas returning to Iran's orbit?

Israel's ongoing military operation in Gaza -- Protective Edge -- has animated the Shia Islamist leadership in Tehran.

The bloody conflict, and the global…

Ebola's frontline: Battling fear and outbreak

Two days ago we heard that Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, a leading doctor from Sierra Leone specializing in viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF), had died aged 39. He…

Jones: Don't call it 'student' debt

The first thing we need to do to get serious about student debt? Stop calling it "student debt."

"College debt" or "education debt" might work. Anything but…

Garrett: Obama, don't ignore Ebola

President Barack Obama will convene a summit Monday at the White House of the heads of every key African nation -- except three: Ebola-plagued Liberia, Guinea…

Randazza: Stephen Smith faces PC police

After football player Ray Rice was caught on video dragging his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator, his attorney called the incident a "very minor physical…

Opinion: McDonald's, no more sharecropping

The National Labor Relations Board's general counsel said Wednesday that McDonald's is an employer.

This might not seem like surprising news, but the NLRB…

O'Mara: Leave kids alone, go to jail?

In March, single mother Shanesha Taylor, destitute and effectively homeless, was arrested on charges of leaving her children in her car during a 40-minute job…

Bergen: All-American al Qaeda suicide bomber

Seconds before he detonated the massive truck bomb that killed him and a number of Syrian soldiers two months ago, Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha radioed other…

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Clinton says I could have killed bin Laden

Clinton: I could have killed bin Laden

On Sept. 10, 2001 -- hours before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks -- former President Bill Clinton told an audience he had an opportunity to kill Osama bin…

Obama, Kansas City

Obama: 'Is the economy doing well for ordinary folks?'

President Barack Obama delivered remarks in in Kansas City, Missouri on whether or not the economy is "doing well for ordinary folks who are working hard every…

Congressman saves choking boy

Congressman saves choking boy on flight

A Texas congressman is being hailed as a hero for saving a choking boy aboard his flight.

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