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  • Three More Rell Administration Appointees Get The Ax

    There were three more firings this week of Rell-administration political appointees -- both high-level and low -- who landed on the permanent state civil-service payroll during the waning months of Republican M. Jodi Rell's governorship. Officials in...
  • Internet Kill Switch Here? Lieberman Bill Causes Worry

    Should the president be given emergency powers to control the Internet in a crisis? The recent Internet shut-off in Egypt has some wondering whether legislation recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and other senators hands the government a "kill switch."...
  • In Benjamin Netanyahu's coming speech to Congress, a message for Israel

    In Benjamin Netanyahu's coming speech to Congress, a message for Israel
    The setting will be a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress, but Benjamin Netanyahu's most crucial audience may be the one back home: the Israeli electorate. The Israeli prime minister's planned speech on Tuesday, two weeks before Israel's general...
  • Greece will not seek another bailout, prime minister says

    Greece won't seek a third bailout deal, the prime minister said Saturday, having succeeded in separating the loan agreement from the "disastrous" austerity conditions imposed with the willing cooperation of previous governments. Alexis Tsipras spoke...
  • Wisconsin's Gov. Scott Walker: 'I don't believe in amnesty'

    Gov. Scott Walker once envisioned a world where the 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally could embark on a path to citizenship. But now the Wisconsin Republican calls that position "amnesty" and says his view has changed. "I don't...
  • Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present

    For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present. The nation's first black president plans a speech Saturday from the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, the site of one of the movement's...
  • Maryland's part-time lawmakers seek balance between family life, public service

    Maryland's part-time lawmakers seek balance between family life, public service
    As nine members of the McKay family gathered around the dining room table of their rented house in Annapolis, an excited 7-year-old Joshua started to stand on his chair. "Josh, can you sit down on your butt, please?" his father said, gently but firmly....
  • High court case threatens independent electoral map drawers

    In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries. The court hears argument Monday in an...
  • Party of Lesotho's prime minister ahead in election results

    The party of Lesotho's prime minister on Sunday led in initial results from an election in the mountain kingdom, which held an early vote in an attempt to overcome tension among political factions. Lesotho's election commission said Prime Minister Thomas...
  • Dems call GOP Homeland Security strategy a political blunder

    Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond. Democrats lacked the votes Friday to force Republicans to fund the department...
  • W.Va. Senate OKs election bill for potential Manchin gov bid

    The West Virginia Senate has approved legislation aimed at blocking U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin from handpicking his successor if he runs for governor in 2016. The measure approved Sunday on an 18-14 vote would require special elections, not appointments, in...