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  • Problems arise for state efforts to curb campus sex assaults

    Problems arise for state efforts to curb campus sex assaults
    Lawmakers in several states are seeking to address the high-profile problem of sexual assaults on college campuses, but their bills have encountered criticism and legal complexities. Among the contentious measures, some are viewed as infringing on...
  • Missouri leaders sought Ferguson police chief's resignation

    Missouri leaders sought Ferguson police chief's resignation
    Some of Missouri's top leaders tried unsuccessfully to pressure Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson to resign after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, interviews with several elected officials and newly released records show. Ferguson Mayor James...
  • Hail Baltimore's happy warrior

    Hail Baltimore's happy warrior
    Barbara Mikulski's surprise announcement that she does not intend to seek a sixth term in the U.S. Senate is going to take time for her constituents to process. That Maryland's favorite daughter, its self-effacing and outspoken champion of the underdog,...
  • Candidate's suicide holds up an unflattering mirror to our politics

    Sometimes the hateful words that slither out of people's mouths are shocking. But what ought to keep us up at night is the silence that often follows -- the way that listeners ignore, or fail to compose themselves to answer, the harmful things that...
  • Candidate's Suicide Reflects Appalling Politics

    Candidate's Suicide Reflects Appalling Politics
    Sometimes the hateful words that slither out of people's mouths are shocking. But what ought to keep us up at night is the silence that often follows — the way that listeners ignore, or fail to compose themselves to answer, the harmful things that...
  • Military Update: Commission ideas draw bipartisan praise

    There is rising confidence across the Senate and House armed services committees that 2015 will be the year Congress passes legislation to modernize military compensation, with an alternative to traditional 20-year retirement and perhaps replacing the...
  • Three Senate Democrats join Obama in backing municipal broadband

    Three Senate Democrats join Obama in backing municipal broadband
    Responding to a push from President Obama, three Senate Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to revoke state laws that hinder local governments from getting into the broadband business. The Community Broadband Act by Sens. Cory Booker of New...
  • Kaine has bill to help schools teach about safe relationships

    A talk with  U.Va. students back in December started Sen. Tim Kaine thinking after he heard them say they’d never really learned about dating violence and consent in relations between the sexes before going away to school. But members of U.Va&...
  • FBI raids medical-supply company in Boca Raton

    FBI raids medical-supply company in Boca Raton
    Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation early Wednesday raided a medical-supply company in Boca Raton with ties to Daniel Porush, a man who helped inspire a character depicted in the movie "The Wolf of Wall Street." The company, Med-Care...
  • Lawmakers question practice of giving military equipment to police

    Lawmakers question practice of giving military equipment to police
    Responding to public outcry over images of heavily armed police officers in Ferguson, Mo., last month, lawmakers called Tuesday for closer examination of federal programs that distribute military equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies....
  • Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests

    Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning lineup of guests: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.;  Alberto Gonzales, former...