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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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Rand Paul wins 2015 CPAC straw poll

Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll for the third year in a row on Saturday, with 25.7% of the vote, event organizers…

Elizabeth Warren

Republicans agree with ... Elizabeth Warren?

At first glance, they could easily fit in at an Elizabeth Warren rally. They want to break up the big banks. They don't trust Wall Street and bemoan its…

US, Cuba discuss normalizing relations

Cuba talks terror list a sticking point

U.S. and Cuban delegations struck a tone of measured optimism coming out of talks Friday at the State Department on the normalization of diplomatic relations…

Netanyahu 2013

6 questions about Netanyahu's visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is just days away from landing in Washington, where a storm is raging over his plans to address a joint session of…

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Janet Yellen meets with conservatives

Janet Yellen met Friday with conservative economists and activists who shared concerns about the potential negative impact of keeping interest rates low for…

Narendra Modi

India 'about to take off,' government says

"India is about to take off." That was the bold declaration from India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as he delivered his first full-year budget since his…

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Hill fight features rumblings of Boehner coup

House Speaker John Boehner faces a looming threat from conservatives to oust him as speaker, and it's tying his hands on funding the Department of Homeland…

Jeb Bush, February 2014

Jeb Bush survives -- and thrives -- at CPAC

Jeb Bush didn't just survive his journey into the conservative bear pit. By the end, he actually seemed to be enjoying it.

The former Florida governor's…

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Congress avoids Homeland Security shutdown

The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, avoiding a partial shutdown just hours before a Friday night…

Jeh Johnson

What happens if DHS shuts down?

Congress has just a few hours until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and with no clear compromise in sight a department shutdown is looking…

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Barack Obama: 'I loved Spock'

President Barack Obama added himself to the long list of those remembering beloved actor Leonard Nimoy -- who died earlier today at the age of 83.

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Walker blames media for comparing workers to terrorists

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his home-state battles against labor unions prepare him to take on terrorism -- but he denies he's comparing the two.

Netanyahu 2013

WH gets confrontational toward Netanyahu

The White House has significantly lowered the level of representation it is sending to the annual conference of a large pro-Israel lobbying group, as tensions…

Netanyahu in Jerusalem

34 Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress next week has further strained an already tense relationship with President…

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GOP isn't sold on a woman in the White House

Republicans know women will be crucial to winning the presidency -- they're just not clamoring for a woman to be in the White House.

Conservative women…

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Opinion

Opinion: Nemtsov killing: A chilling parallel?

In Moscow on February 27, 2015, a lone gunman killed Boris Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister and a powerful and charismatic opposition leader who stood…

Liu: What Star Trek taught me

I'm not one of those crazy Trekkies -- you know, those fanatics who go to Star Trek conventions and own all kinds of preciously cheesy Star Trek memorabilia.…

Aldrin: Leonard Nimoy, fellow space traveler

I was saddened to learn of the passing of Leonard Nimoy, a fellow space traveler because he helped make the journey into the final frontier accessible to us…

Opinion: Time for grown-up inequality debate

Imagine an American billionaire who is so callous that he could fly into Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Conference and announce that "…

Opinion: Face facts over extremism

Our minds still try to resist the idea that someone is willing to kill another human being because of the words that he or she writes. Yet that is exactly…

Opinion: Why you can't escape dress debate

There's a simple reason why the dress debate and the rampaging llamas in Arizona have taken over our news feeds, our conversations and our lives this week --…

Opinion: Nimoy is Spock, Spock is Nimoy

Everybody on the planet knows that Gene Roddenberry created Mr. Spock, the laconic, imperturbable extra-terrestrial First Officer for the Starship Enterprise.…

Van Jones: NAACP gets Internet wrong

The Federal Communications Commission got it right on "net neutrality."

So did President Obama, who took a bold stand in favor of keeping the Internet free.

So…

More to ISIS than 'Jihadi John' brand

Following the brutal killing of James Foley in August 2014, the masked face of "Jihadi John" first gained prominence across our TV screens, newspapers, and…

Japan crown prince: Remember war 'correctly'

Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito celebrated his 55th birthday by weighing in on the current controversies swirling around Japan's wartime past.

At a news…

Bergen: 'Jihadi John' a bourgeois terrorist

This is how top national security reporters Souad Mekhennet and Adam Goldman of the Washington Post, who broke the story that Mohammed Emwazi has been…

Pilot: Why terror hijackings not so easy

Brooklyn? Who would have thought the latest terrorist threat would have origins in one of the oldest boroughs in New York? My mother grew up in Brooklyn. And…

Opinion: Why 'Jihadi John' is so worrying

The revelations Thursday over the identity of "Jihadi John" -- that he apparently grew up and was educated in Britain, and that he has a degree in computing…

Mueller: What terrorists really angry about

We will not know for some time exactly why three men who were arrested on Wednesday in the United States wanted to join ISIS in Syria.

But what we do know is…

Opinion: Say no to guns on college campuses

What should our fellow students make sure they have before heading to class in the morning? Extra pencils? Meal cards?

A bulletproof vest?

The gun lobby is now…

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Homeland Security shutdown avoided

Congress approves funding for Homeland Security Department

With a vote of 357-60, the U.S. House of Representatives decided to fund the Department of Homeland Security for a week.

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Congress scrambles as DHS shutdown looms

Two attempts by Congress to fund DHS failed Friday ahead of a midnight deadline. Polo Sandoval reports.

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