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  • O'Malley won't seek Mikulski seat, keeps White House option

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will not seek the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski, keeping open his option of running for president in a Democratic primary likely to include Hillary Rodham Clinton. O'Malley said in a...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu's speech draws expected cheers, boos at home

    Benjamin Netanyahu's speech draws expected cheers, boos at home
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s contentious address to Congress on Tuesday drew predictable criticism from campaign opponents at home and praise from those in his own political camp. The prime minister, delivering his remarks in...
  • Bibi at the barricade

    The White House opposes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking to Congress, but not because the speech has political implications, coming as it does just two weeks before Israel's March 17 election. If the administration truly had political...
  • Danforth cites political bullying in Schweich eulogy

    Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth denounced the ugly nature of American politics Tuesday while eulogizing Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, suggesting that political bullying and an anti-Semitic whisper campaign led his friend to kill himself. Danforth...
  • Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee

    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican candidate to formally enter the 2016 presidential contest. Carson, the only African-American expected to enter the race,...
  • Norway's Nobel Peace Prize committee replaces chairman

    The Nobel Peace Prize awarding Norwegian Nobel Committee on Tuesday elected a new chairman to replace Thorbjoern Jagland, whose six-year tenure has been lined with controversies. Jagland will remain a member of the voting panel but was a contentious...
  • Analysis: Netanyahu address lives up to controversial expectations

    WASHINGTON In January, when Speaker John A. Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress, it caused the type of controversy and media attention normally reserved for a declaration of war, not a speech that's little...
  • At Netanyahu's speech, scenes from the Capitol

    WASHINGTON "This is like the speech of the century, man!" said Michael Goldfarb. "It's all happening!" Goldfarb, a co-founder of the Washington Free Beacon and a strategist for the Emergency Committee for Israel, was navigating the Capitol hallways...
  • High-stakes clash at high court over health law subsidies

    Insurance coverage for millions of people is riding on the latest politically charged Supreme Court clash over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The case being argued Wednesday focuses on who's eligible for federal tax subsidies intended...
  • Arkansas House panel hears anti-abortion proposals

    An Arkansas House panel on Tuesday supported tougher restrictions on abortion pills but failed to gather enough support for a bill to increase requirements for abortion providers. The bill approved by a voice vote in the Health Committee would override...
  • Cubs' scramble on Wrigley Field hits bump when mayor balks

    The Chicago Cubs' scramble to get as much of a massive renovation of Wrigley Field done before next month's opening day hit a bump Tuesday when Mayor Rahm Emanuel dashed the team's hopes of winning city approval to keep construction crews working around...