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  • Brand X Files: Megan Fox marries. Amy Locane arrested. Alleged spy Anna Chapman called 'extraordinary agent'

     
    Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green married in Hawaii: Dreams of men (and women) all over the world are brutally crushed. To the lucky Mr. Green: Mad respeck! (Star)Former "Melrose Place" star Amy Locane charged in fatal crash: 38-year-old mother of two...
  • Weekend Wrap: Kagan in profile

     
    Here's a look at what you may have missed while fretting over the U.S. World Cup defeat this weekend. * The DC bureau team covering Elena Kagan's confirmation process has a must-read profile of the Supreme Court nominee. The confirmation......
  • Election to Byrd seat will be held in 2012

     
    by Mike Memoli West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant announced today that a special election to fill the Senate seat held by Robert Byrd will not be held until 2012, settling some initial confusion about when a permanent replacement......
  • Byrd memorial services set

     
    by Lisa Mascaro The man who spent a lifetime in the Senate will be memorialized there on Thursday, as the late Sen. Robert Byrd lies in repose in the chamber as the West Virginia Democrat had requested. Members of Byrd's......
  • Without Byrd, Wall Street reform in doubt

     
    Lisa Mascaro and Richard Simon report on the legislative impact of the passing of Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.V.): The death of Congress' longest serving member has thrown into doubt the ability of Senate Democrats to achieve their goal of pushing......
  • Senator Byrd passes; Dems likely to hold seat

     
    by Mike Memoli Washington begins the week in mourning after the passing overnight of Robert Byrd (D-WV), the longest-serving senator in U.S. history. He was 92. The president pro-temps of the Senate, Byrd represented the Mountain State since 1959. From......
  • Sen. Robert Byrd dies at 92

     
    Byrd, who held his Senate seat for more than half a century, died early Monday....
  • Elena Kagan's opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee

     
    Obama's newest Supreme Court nominee now faces a week of questioning....
  • Wall Street Roundup: Byrd's death and financial reform. Wall Street hiring

     
    Banks win on international regulation. Just days after Congress finalized its financial reform bill, international financial leaders at the G-20 meeting in Toronto balked at imposing strong international limits on banks anytime soon. Byrd's death and...
  • Robert Byrd, the Senate's finest fiddler

     
    The late West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd left a complicated legacy of personality and policy, from his early involvement with (and later renunciation of) the Ku Klux Klan to his mastery of Senate procedural arcana to his opposition to the......
  • Brand X Files: Reporters mock Sarah Palin, dictator's cribs, Vince Neil arrested on DUI charge

     
    Reporters caught on hot mic slamming Sarah Palin: Another chance for snowbilly martyrdom! Alert the lamestream media! (Mediaite) Sen. Robert Byrd dead at 92; West Virginia lawmaker was the longest serving member of Congress in history: Senator used his...