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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Wis. Gov. Walker changes mind about immigration, now rejects 'amnesty'

    Wis. Gov. Walker changes mind about immigration, now rejects 'amnesty'
    Gov. Scott Walker said in 2013 that he envisioned a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally. But now the Wisconsin Republican calls that position "amnesty" and says his view has changed. "I don't believe in...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8
    There's a storm coming, Mr. President. After raiding FEMA's disaster fund to finance America Works, Frank finds himself in trouble when a massive hurricane threatens 12 states. In response, Congress offers to replenish the fund, and then some, but as...
  • Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll. Pollsters announced Saturday that Paul won 25.7 percent of the votes in the annual survey, giving Paul his third consecutive win...
  • California Legislature hits a lull

    SACRAMENTO — It's quiet at the California Capitol. While activity traditionally lags in the first few months of a legislative session, it's downright sleepy at the statehouse. Lawmakers including scores of freshmen are still proposing plenty...
  • Jindal: GOP leaders in Congress fear repealing health law

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders "fearful" of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. Jindal, a second-term Republican governor weighing a 2016 presidential candidacy, said the GOP...
  • 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...
  • AP Interview: Ex-Republican chair stresses 365-day strategy

    Bobby Schostak, the departing state party chairman who helped Republicans keep their grip on all three branches of government over four years, said Michigan's improved tactics and technology should be a model for the GOP elsewhere. Among the changes...