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  • Obama agrees to slow US pullout from Afghanistan

    President Barack Obama agreed Tuesday to slow the U.S. military pullout from Afghanistan at the request of its new government but insisted the delay won't jeopardize his commitment to end America's longest war before leaving office. In a shift from his...
  • Obama expresses condolences for European plane crash

    President Barack Obama is expressing condolences to Germany and Spain and the victims of a plane crash in the Alps. Obama said Tuesday that he had spoken to German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AHN'-geh-lah MEHR'-kuhl) about the crash. The White House said...
  • Homeland Security No. 2 accused of improper influence

    The No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department improperly intervened on behalf of foreign investors seeking U.S. visas in three cases involving prominent Democrats, including a company run by the youngest brother of likely Democratic...
  • CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law

    The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
  • Rubio pins presidential hopes on foreign policy focus

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is pinning his presidential hopes on the prospect that Republican voters will have the troubled world on their minds in the 2016 primaries — and that they'll see a 43-year-old freshman lawmaker who argues for an aggressive...
  • Obama: Dim hope for end to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. is weighing whether to back Palestinian efforts to seek U.N. recognition for an independent state and that recent remarks by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dim hope for a negotiated two-state solution....
  • Potential for a bipartisan bill on net neutrality emerges in Congress

     Potential for a bipartisan bill on net neutrality emerges in Congress
    Rick Boucher knows as well as anybody that net neutrality is the type of complex technology topic that Congress finds difficult to handle even when Democrats and Republicans are getting along. But the former 14-term House member, a longtime player on...
  • Ted Cruz can obstruct, but can he lead?

    The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, March 24: Even before his first day in the Senate, it was evident that Ted Cruz had his eyes on a bigger stage. Yesterday, that stage came into full view when Texas' junior...
  • One more question on Hillary Clinton emails: Where was the watchdog?

    One of the many unanswered questions of the Hillary Clinton email story has been: Whose job was it to raise and address concerns about her exclusive use of a private account? According to open government advocates, it would have been the agency's...
  • Why is Rahm Emanuel's Challenger, Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia, so happy?

    CHICAGO The campaign headquarters of Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia has some fun touches, like the "emergency mustache" box "You never know when you might need one" and the supporter's painting of Garcia as Superman propped up next to the...
  • Congress: Protect wildlife refuge from Alaska's greed

    President Barack Obama showed great leadership in announcing his intent to protect our nation's vanishing wild, natural capital by recommending that Congress protect 12.28 million acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. Congress...