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New York Rep. Peter King on Monday joined a chorus of Republicans who say Slaiman Abu Ghayth, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and a spokesman for al Qaeda, should not be tried in a U.S. court but rather in a military setting in Guantanamo Bay.
Rep. Mike Rogers, Michigan Republican and the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, is giving "serious consideration" to the race for the seat of retiring Sen. Carl Levin, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Thomas E. Perez, who has led the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division since 2009, is likely to be nominated by President Obama as his new Secretary of Labor.
Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, has joined the chorus of voices calling on the Transportation Security Administration to rescind its new policy to allow passengers to carry small knives, golf clubs and hockey sticks onto planes.
Will The Donald pony up to keep White House tours running? Maybe. Mr. Trump on Monday blasted the recent White House decision to halt tours in light of across-the-board spending cuts that took effect March 1. Some members of Congress have also hopped on the bandwagon, pledging that the U.S. Capitol will not follow suit.
President Obama's favorability rating in New York, which adopted the toughest gun restrictions of any state in the country in the country in January, dropped by 10 points from February, according to a Siena College Research Institute poll released Monday.
President Obama is scheduled to speak at a summit for Organizing for Action — the nonprofit offshoot of his presidential campaign arm — at a "Founders' Summit" this week, Politico reports.
To commemorate the third anniversary of her "Let's Move!" program, first lady Michelle Obama is hosting a Twitter question-and-answer session on her program to combat childhood obesity Monday morning at 11:05.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said that President Obama was able to win re-election, in part, by making the election between "them and us" and saying Republicans don't care about a sizable chunk of the American population.
New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg defended the city's new law banning restaurants from serving large sugary drinks, saying that it's "in the country's interest."
President Obama's "charm offensive" is a welcomed development, but don't look for Republicans to suddenly fall in line and become the president's backup dancers, a Colorado congressman said Sunday.
Count House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, California Republican, among Sen. Rand Paul's fans.
Rep. Paul Ryan said Sunday that the proposed budget he's planning to roll out this week calls for repealing President Obama's health care overhaul and that Republicans did not lose the argument on Medicare in the 2012 election.
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A federal appeals court on Friday limited the Border Patrol's ability to search laptops or other electronic records during routine checks at the border, ruling that people have an expectation their data are private and that the government must have a "reasonable suspicion" to snoop.
Several prominent preachers and a diverse group of religious organizations met with President Obama and senior staff Friday morning to discuss immigration reform, even as bipartisan efforts to produce a bill continue on Capitol Hill.
U.S. appetite for drugs begets violence migrants are fleeing
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