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  • Josh Rogin: Can Obama's deal with Iran outlive his presidency?

    With the White House reportedly trying to negotiate a 10- or 15-year deal on Iran's nuclear program, Republican leaders in Congress are threatening to unravel the agreement much sooner during President Barack Obama's final months or soon after he leaves...
  • Emily's List is ready for�Hillary

    Emily's List hasn't yet endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race,but that's just a formality. The PAC, founded in 1985, has helped Democratic women reach every level of elected office short of the White House. Now the group is focusing its...
  • Why Keystone stays alive

    Why Keystone stays alive
    President Barack Obama last week vetoed legislation that would have greenlighted the Keystone XL pipeline, linking Canadian oil sands to the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Senate lacks the votes to override Obama's veto. Yet Keystone isn't dead. Both Democrats...
  • Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.

    Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.
    The Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars from seven foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, including one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration, foundation...
  • Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party

    Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party
    A gay GOP group is seeking official recognition by the California Republican Party at its biannual gathering in Sacramento this weekend, potentially setting the stage for a divisive floor fight on Sunday. Charles Moran, chairman of the group, the...
  • Mayor of Fresno won't seek US Senate seat

    The Republican mayor of the California city of Fresno has decided not to run for the United States Senate, an adviser said. Mayor Ashley Swearengin will not seek the seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer in 2016, the Los Angeles Times...
  • Under attack, unions show new creativity and militancy

    Under attack, unions show new creativity and militancy
    One consequence of the steady decline of unions in America is that we've forgotten what little we used to know about what organized labor even means. Union members are often depicted as lazy and overpaid, and job actions as a threat to the livelihoods...
  • Fighting a bad cold, Biden cancels trip to Uruguay

    Vice President Joe Biden abruptly canceled a planned trip to Uruguay on Friday, citing a bad cold that he's been fighting for days. Yet he planned to move ahead with a later visit to Guatemala, keeping the vice president out of the country during...
  • Santorum talks threats to U.S. at conservative confab

    Rick Santorum, the runner-up for the Republican nomination in the 2012 presidential primaries, told an annual gathering of conservatives that the 2016 contest is going to be a different race. It's a serious time, the former Pennsylvania senator told the...
  • Rubio on immigration: I've learned my lesson

    OXON HILL, Md. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida delighted a gathering of conservative activists from around the country Friday morning, saying America doesn't owe him anything but that he owes a "debt to America that I will never be able to repay." Before a...
  • California, GOP on same page in bid to curb U.S. role in schools reform

     California, GOP on same page in bid to curb U.S. role in schools reform
    California may be a blue state, but a Republican-led effort to scale back federal intervention in educational reform is drawing support here. As the House of Representatives moves to vote on reauthorizing a 50-year-old education reform law,...