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  • Bush's meetings: Smiles, no questions

     
    by Mark Silva SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt -- Sometimes, the president and his counterpart from another nation deliver a few remarks after their meetings. Sometimes they just smile. But seldom do they take any questions. A "pool" of reporters follows the......
  • White House vs. NBC: Nobody wins

     
    by Mark Silva digg_bgcolor = '#ffffff'; digg_skin = 'compact'; digg_window = 'new'; reddit_title='[TITLE]'The White House has picked a fight with NBC News over an interview that a veteran correspondent, Richard Engel, conducted with the president in Egypt...
  • Bush White House battles the media

     
    By David Nitkin The White House is staying on the offensive against media reports it considers misleading. A day after White House counselor Ed Gillespie dispatched a sharply worded email letter to NBC News president Steve Capus about the editing......
  • Bush on Mideast accord: 'This year'

     
    by Mark Silva SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - President Bush, concluding a five-day tour of the Middle East, will voice increased confidence that Israeli and Palestinian leaders can agree upon the outlines of a new Palestine state by the end of......
  • Live blogging Kentucky, Oregon

     
    by Jim Tankersley Update, 12:31 p.m. A couple of parting thoughts for the evening. 1) Insomniac political junkies on the East Coast: May we direct your attention to the Oregonian newspaper's all-hands-on-deck blog of the state's primary results tonight....
  • Sen. Kennedy seizure shocks nation

     
    by Jill Zuckman Sen. Edward Kennedy's seizure and emergency helicopter flight from Cape Cod to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Saturday morning sparked an outpouring of emotion and concern for the liberal icon of the Democratic Party. Although...
  • Bush: 'It breaks my heart'

     
    bv Mark Silva SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt -- A dozen young people -- Jews, Israeli Arabs, Palestinians and an Ethiopian -- gathered around President George W. Bush the other day for a rare moment of candor and questioning at the Bible......
  • Paterson's human-rights pick is an ex-rival

     
    Gov. Paterson has tapped a one-time political rival, Galen Kirkland, to head the state???s Human Rights Division. In 1985, the pair vied for the Democratic nomination in a state Senate race after the death of Leon Bogues. Paterson beat......
  • Rock, retirement for Obama in Portland

     
    by Jim Tankersley Updated with McCain response. PORTLAND, Ore. - Maybe a dozen times or so a year, the sun smiles warmly, but not too warmly, on the banks of the Willamette River in downtown Portland. A cool breeze blows......
  • LI lawmakers question highway patrol deal

     
    While Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy wants state troopers to take over patrolling the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway, a bipartisan letter signed by 20 Long Island Assembly members raises a half-dozen questions about the move. The letter,....
  • Sen. Webb downplays veepstakes

     
    by James Oliphant Virginia Sen. Jim Webb was on NBC's "Meet the Press" this morning, downplaying any talk that he might make a good vice presidential pick for either Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama. But that talk is not......