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  • If Hillary doesn't run, why not Joe?

    WASHINGTON --That Hillary Clinton will seek the presidency in 2016 is now widely taken as a given. Certainly she has given every sign of it, short of saying "Yes." But what if she doesn't? Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice...
  • Democrats' impeachment fixation

    "Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support," Nancy Pelosi wrote me. The House minority leader went on to explain that "for the first time in history, Congress voted to sue a sitting president." And, "Today: the White House...
  • Boehner rules out impeachment, but Democrats cash in on the threat

    Boehner rules out impeachment, but Democrats cash in on the threat
    Republicans hoped that by filing a lawsuit against President Obama — a move that is expected to win House endorsement Wednesday — they would mobilize conservatives eager for a confrontation with the White House. But so far it appears to be...
  • Pentagon, Army to review plagiarism allegations against Sen. Walsh

    The Defense Department and the Department of the Army will be reviewing the plagiarism allegations against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Army War College, where Walsh allegedly used the work of other people in his...
  • Gov. Brown vows not to ignore migrant children flooding across border

    Gov. Jerry Brown emerged from a meeting with religious leaders here Tuesday and stepped into one of the most controversial topics in U.S. politics, pledging support for new shelters in California for migrant children fleeing poverty and violence in...
  • Consumer groups continue fight over airfare advertising

    Consumer groups continue fight over airfare advertising
    Consumer groups continued marshaling forces on Tuesday, a day after the House passed a bill that would allow airlines to advertise fares without all the taxes and fees included, amounting to bait-and-switch pricing, they claim. However, the airline...
  • U.S. nuclear negotiator declines setting deadline on Iran deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The lead U.S. nuclear negotiator declined to give a final deadline on Tuesday for negotiating a final nuclear agreement with Iran, but said participants mean to finish the international talks at the end of the current four-month...
  • This billionaire is still trying to make you panic about federal debt

    This billionaire is still trying to make you panic about federal debt
    Crusaders know they're nothing without something to crusade against. That's undoubtedly why hedge fund billionaire Peter G. Peterson keeps harping on the federal debt. It's the same reason that army generals talk up the capabilities of national enemies,...
  • Michael Mann: Public opinion critical for climate change fight

    If it's seemed warm to you of late, you'd be right. It is warm — in southeastern Pennsylvania, throughout the state and around the world. May 2014 was the warmest May on record on the planet, as noted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Senators urge Obama to deliver consistent message on marijuana

    WASHINGTON After nearly two years of sending conflicting signals on the legalization of marijuana, the Obama administration finds itself under increased pressure from all sides to deliver a consistent message on where it stands. Democratic senators...
  • Families of fallen contract firefighters denied federal benefits

    WASHINGTON Mark Ransdell and seven fellow firefighters died without federal benefits 11 years ago on their way home from battling an Idaho blaze. They were contractors who had worked alongside U.S. Forest Service crews to save the Boise National Forest....