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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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2014 midterms: What's at stake

Their approval rating is horrendous. They rarely get along or get anything done. So here's your chance to do something about it.

With the entire House of…

Aung San Suu Kyi, Obama

Has Aung San Suu Kyi lost her voice?

Having endured nearly 15 years of house arrest with grace and courage, Aung San Suu Kyi has earned a reputation throughout the world as a political superstar…

Bo, Sunny Obama

First lady, dogs visit military families

First Lady Michelle Obama visited military families on the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Monday, with first dogs Bo and Sunny in…

Chris Christie

Christie's interview with investigators

The first news report linking his top aides to an alleged political payback scheme to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge made Chris Christie "sick to…

Alison Ernst Clinton shoe thrower

Woman faces federal charges in Clinton shoe incident

An Arizona woman now faces federal charges for allegedly throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton.

NSA, National Security Agency HQ, Fort Meade, Md

Stories about NSA surveillance win Pulitzers

Two news organizations' stories about National Security Agency surveillance, based upon documents leaked by Edward Snowden, have been awarded the Pulitzer…

Man smokes e-cig

Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

A dozen Democratic members of Congress released a report on Monday concluding that electronic cigarettes "aggressively (promote) their products by using…

Christie at Fort Lee NJ City Hall

Sources: Another Port Authority resignation expected

Another New Jersey representative on the board of commissioners at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is stepping aside, according to several…


Obama marks Holy Week, reflects on Kansas shooting

President Barack Obama took time on Monday at a Holy Week prayer breakfast to reflect on the deadly shooting outside a Jewish community center in Kansas.

Rand Paul

Rand Paul: Don't dismiss containment option for nuclear Iran

Sen. Rand Paul said the United States shouldn't rule out the containment of Iran's nuclear program.

Ted Cruz

'16 hopefuls sound familiar conservative themes in NH

Affordable Care Act? Check. Harry Reid? Check. Kathleen Sebelius? Check. A smattering of potential 2016 hopefuls looking to bank early points among Granite…

Kathleen Sebelius

Sebelius' resignation and the politics of health law

Kathleen Sebelius, the outgoing health and human services secretary, said the decision to step down from her post was hers -- not the Obama administration's.


GOP base includes racist 'elements,' congressman charges

Over 50 years after Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, the issue of race is back in the political headlines, after comments from Attorney General Eric…

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Democratic campaign chair: 2014 too early to call

It's too early in the game to predict which party will clean up in November's midterm elections, Rep. Steve Israel, the chairman of the Democratic…

Pro-Russian protesters, Luhansk, Ukraine

'Nothing grassroots' about Ukraine uprisings, U.S. official says

Attacks on police stations and government buildings in eastern Ukraine bear "telltale signs of Moscow's involvement," a top U.S. administration official said…

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Opinion: Rising above Boston, Kansas killings

On Sunday, just two days before the Boston Marathon bombing anniversary, we witnessed yet another act of unspeakable violence aimed at dividing our communities…

Ghitis: Goodbye, good luck to Ukraine?

The mysterious, faceless green men have entered eastern Ukraine, looking much like they did last month in Crimea before Russia sliced off and swallowed that…

Cevallos: Flight 370 families need lawyers

As the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 continues, both the Malaysian government and the airline have come under sharp criticism. Some say…

Blee: Why racists and anti-Semites kill

Why would somebody kill complete strangers near a Jewish center, as happened Sunday outside Kansas City? Or open fire at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee two years…

Waxman: Keystone will worsen climate change

For all the noise about the State Department's final environmental review of the Keystone XL Pipeline being a "blow" to pipeline opponents, the report…

Bergen: U.S. extremists worse than jihadists

On Sunday, a man shot and killed a 14-year-old boy and his grandfather at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City and then drove to a nearby Jewish…

Levin: Hate-filled violence threatens us all

As Jews prepare for Passover, our community has been hauled into the violence that plagues our nation. At this moment, we don't know for certain whether the…

Brazile: 'We've got a debt to pay'

At the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act, four presidents remembered the battles and honored those who fought to form…

Frum: In Ukraine, U.S. green light to Putin?

When Russia invaded and annexed Crimea, Western leaders warned Russia against trying the same trick in mainland Ukraine. Russia is now trying the same trick in…

Smith: The legacy of Chuck Stone

A line of angry protesters waving signs and wearing scows formed a ring around the front entrance of the Daily News' headquarters.

They took turns at the…

Wheeler: Guarantee all Americans an income

First, the bad news: Even if the economy improves, middle-class career paths will continue to disappear as globalization and technological innovation render…

Robbins: Never do this in the morning

Most adults admit to the defeating habit of hitting the snooze alarm every morning.

Experts have been debating the pros and cons of the habit for years,…

Zelizer: Democrats, show some spine on taxes

Democrats need to show more political spine when it comes to the issue of taxes.

This week, income taxes are on everybody's mind with Tuesday's filing deadline…

Franken: Say NO to the Comcast takeover

Comcast, the nation's largest cable provider, wants to acquire Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable provider. Should we be concerned?


West must not to blame for Putin's revanchism

There is a growing belief among many in the West that Europe and the United States provoked President Putin into annexing Crimea. Moscow's reaction to NATO…

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Dangerous al Qaeda video surfaces

A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years.

Conn Gov Rowland

Former governor again faces corruption charges

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland is facing corruption charges for the second time in 10 years. The Republican was convicted in 2004 of accepting bribes for…

Utah same-sex marriage case in appeals court

Utah's gay marriage ban goes to appeals court

A federal appeals court seems split on Utah's same-sex marriage ban. Three judges questioned attorneys on both sides of the issue Thursday.

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