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- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
- Detroit’s Heidelberg art project hit by 8 fires in 8 months
- Pa. police pull people over for random DNA tests for feds
- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
- Harvard student to face federal charges for bomb hoax
- Ronnie Biggs of ‘Great Train Robbery’ fame dies, 84
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Rep. Ron Paul is routinely mentioned as a potential contender for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, but if the Texas Republican doesn't run, his tea-party backed son says he just might.
Just weeks after House Republicans held a hearing looking at the dangers of radical Muslims in the U.S., Senate Democrats are countering with a hearing of their own, scheduled for after Congress returns from a 10-day vacation, to examine Muslims' civil rights.
The 2012 congressional elections are 19 months away but already Rep. Allen West has two Democratic challengers.
Add Virginia Sen. Jim Webb to the list of Democrats questioning President Barack Obama's decision to intervene militarily in Libya.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith announced Monday the panel will schedule a hearing to examine the proposed merger of telecommunications giants AT&T and T-Mobile.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was hospitalized briefly in Rome on Monday after arriving from a fact-finding trip to Afghanistan.
Sen. Joe Manchin III, a West Virginia Democrat who has shown a proclivity to break with President Obama since his election last year, was at it again Monday, with a speech in Charleston warning he won't back an increase in the federal debt ceiling without major progress toward a long-term budget deal to get federal spending under control.
A joint press conference with President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff slated to take place here on Saturday has been called off because the Brazilian government did not want reporters to have the opportunity to ask questions, an Obama administration official said.
A bipartisan group of five House members, led House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, arrived in Italy Friday to help commemorate the 150th anniversary of Italian unification.
Despite concern about the country's historic-level budget deficit, most Americans aren't willing to pay more in taxes to reduce it, a new poll says.
Even in these times of high gas prices, when the president goes somewhere by motorcade, he goes in force. And that's even more true when he's going with other world leaders.
President Obama's appearance on ESPN Wednesday to go over his picks in the upcoming NCAA basketball tournament is generating sharp criticism among conservatives, including a rebuke from potential GOP presidential contender Newt Gingrich.
While Japan holds its collective breath as an earthquake-damaged nuclear power plant there teeters on the brink of meltdown, House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer said Tuesday he remains a supporter of nuclear power in the U.S.
Nevada Rep. Dean Heller said Tuesday he will run for the Senate seat held by fellow Republican John Ensign, who said last week he won't seek another term in 2012.
Former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehlich Jr. has joined the Washington offices of King & Spalding, an Atlanta-based international law firm.
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The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
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