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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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Scott Walker creates new PAC ahead of 2016

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker waded closer to a presidential run Tuesday with the creation of a new political committee that will help him travel and raise…

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Dropkick Murphys to Walker: 'We literally hate you'

A veteran punk rock band has asked Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to stop using their music at appearances because they hate him.

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Obama: We need more drone regulations

One day after a drone crashed at the White House, President Barack Obama reiterated the need to regulate the industry as the recreational and commercial use…

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As Obama departs India, a push for reform

In the final hours of a visit meant to demonstrate the deep societal ties between the United States and India, President Barack Obama briefly broke from his…

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Obama-Modi 'bromance' a turning point?

Every year, India's Republic Day parade showcases the country's military might and the diversity of its states. This year it went a step further, turning into…

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Letter: Fidel Castro supports talks with U.S.

A message reported to be from retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro late Monday endorsed the fledgling talks to restore diplomatic relations between Cuba and the…

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FBI unmasks Russian spy ring in New York

The men would sometimes say they needed to meet to exchange tickets, but they never seemed to end up actually attending or discussing a sporting event or a…

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad taken to hospital

Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad was taken to the hospital in an ambulance Monday after falling ill at an event in Johnston, Iowa.

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Ex-CIA officer convicted in leak case

The former CIA officer accused of disclosing the details of a covert operation to a New York Times reporter was convicted Monday in federal court, according…

Congressional Budget Office

US deficit to 'hold steady' until 2018

Solid economic growth over the next few years should help keep the annual federal deficit at a very modest level until 2018. But after that, the deficit will…

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Secret Service investigates White House drone crash

The man operating the drone that crashed on the White House grounds called the U.S. Secret Service on Monday morning to "self-report" his involvement in the…

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New Jersey on Christie's Dallas love? Who cares

An overwhelming majority of football fans in New Jersey say Gov. Chris Christie's affection for the Dallas Cowboys makes no difference in their opinion of him.

Oklahoma to ask court to postpone executions

The Oklahoma attorney general will ask the Supreme Court to temporarily postpone the scheduled execution of three death row inmates involved in state's lethal…

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'Device' found on White House grounds

The Secret Service is investigating a "device," described as a small drone, found on the grounds of the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said early…

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Chris Christie launches leadership PAC

Two days after Gov. Chris Christie sought to strike a bond with caucus goers in Iowa, the New Jersey Republican launched a long anticipated political action…

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Opinion

Schubert: The coming food disaster

One would expect that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has the best interests of the public in mind, but its recent decisions have cast serious doubt…

Opinion: Why kids aren't getting summer jobs

For generations of Americans, the summer job has been a gateway from youth into the adult world of work.

But for millions of our young people -- particularly…

Opinion: My mother was a child of Auschwitz

Liberation 70 years ago today at Auschwitz-Birkenau was anything but a celebration for my mother, Rena Margulies, who as an 11-year-old prisoner was one of the…

Sutter: 'Too precious' to drill, baby drill?

It's been called "the sacred place where life begins."

Yet, until a surprising announcement from the Obama administration on Sunday, that's rarely what the…

Obeidallah: American Sniper not what it seems

I had to see the movie "American Sniper." Not because of the Oscar buzz but because of the vicious anti-Muslim and anti-Arab comments posted by some on social…

Could drones be used against U.S.?

A small drone crashed onto the White House grounds on Monday. Described as a 2-foot-long quadcopter -- a drone with four propellers -- the event raises some…

Opinion: Why I want the power to go out

Dear Mother Nature,

I wanted to write you a quick note to say thank you.

I was delighted to hear that you are not only sending a storm to the Northeast, but a "…

Opinion: A North American Passport?

The future of the United States lies in North America. This is not a geographic truism, but a strategic imperative. Generations of Americans, distracted by…

Opinion: Rethink Netanyahu invitation

As a proud pro-Israel American, I am grateful that an Israeli prime minister has been invited to address Congress for a third time -- a high honor shared only…

How 'cartel politics' failed in Greece

As expected, the radical left party Syriza was the big winner of the Greek elections, coming only two seats short of an absolute majority in parliament. But…

Brown: Obamacare about controlling our lives?

Journalist Steven Brill has written a new book about our dysfunctional system of health care and it's getting a lot of attention. In "America's Bitter Pill:…

Opinion: Why GOP going after Social Security

Social Security is often described as "the third rail of American politics" -- touch it and you'll get zapped.

So why do Republicans keep sidling up to it and…

Zelizer: How Obama will be on 2016 ballot

What can President Barack Obama realistically do in his final two years? Beyond executive action, his power to impact public policy is limited.

Pundits can…

Kayyem: How to call a snow day for the kids

Forecasters are anticipating a major storm this week in the Northeast, and many schools are likely to be closed. And, if you are a parent like me, you have got…

Opinion: Nudity doesn't shock us anymore

In Paris on Thursday, fashion designer Rick Owens gave audiences quite a show when he sent male models down the runway wearing clothes with peepholes that…

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Obama talks about drone crashing on White House lawn

One day after a drone crashed at the White House, President Barack Obama reiterated the need to regulate the industry as the recreational and commercial use…

Secret Service recovers 'device' at White House

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a "device" found on the White House grounds. President Obama and the first lady are currently in India.

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