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  • A nutty finale for 'Scandal,' TV's craziest show

    By FRAZIER MOORE - Associated Press

    "Scandal" is arguably the nuttiest show on the air. But there's a method to its madness, demonstrated every week with OMG intensity. Published April 18, 2014

  • Scott and Bush want in-state tuition bill passed

    By GARY FINEOUT - Associated Press

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott, along with former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez, made an urgent last-minute plea for legislators to pass a tuition break to students who entered the country illegally. Published April 18, 2014

  • Illinois GOP leaders to urge immigration reform

    By Associated Press

    Candidate for governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) and other top Illinois Republicans will join the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition at a gathering next week to urge Congress to adopt immigration reform. Published April 18, 2014

  • Sen. Joe Manchin keeps his options open for 2016

    By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times

    Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is keeping his political options open for 2016, even though his Senate term would not end for another two years, according to the Charleston Gazette. Published April 18, 2014

  • In '1971,' an analog precursor to NSA, Snowden

    By JAKE COYLE - Associated Press

    A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of newspapers. A powerful governmental agency is brought under scrutiny. Published April 18, 2014

  • Red fox makes a home for himself at the White House: Report

    By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times

    Watch out, Bo and Sunny, there's a new pet — well kind of — at the White House. Published April 18, 2014

  • Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules

    By ALICIA A. CALDWELL - Associated Press

    The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims. Published April 18, 2014

  • From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

    By KEN THOMAS - Associated Press

    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same. Published April 18, 2014

  • Ala school admits immigrant student

    By Associated Press

    A north Alabama school system has enrolled an immigrant student who was initially denied admission. Published April 18, 2014

  • Ben Carson presidential PAC outpaces Hillary, GOP

    By Cheryl K. Chumley - The Washington Times

    The push for Ben Carson to run for president in 2016 is picking up steam, as a group encouraging him to run has raised more money in the first three months of this year than the group rallying behind Hillary Rodham Clinton, or those tied to Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and other potential GOP candidates. Published April 18, 2014

  • Immigration still on hold: Boehner's office

    By Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times

    A day after reports that House Speaker John A. Boehner is telling fundraisers he is determined to get an immigration bill done this year, the Ohio Republican's spokesman walked those comments back slightly, saying any action will still depend on President Obama. Published April 18, 2014

  • Nancy Pelosi washes immigrants' feet in humble Holy Week act — then promotes on Twitter

    By Cheryl K. Chumley - The Washington Times

    Nancy Pelosi has embraced her religious roots and joined forces with Bishop Marc Andrus to -- as she put it -- "honor the dignity and work of immigrants" by taking bended knee and washing feet at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Published April 18, 2014

  • Sebelius not running for Senate, HHS confirms: Report

    By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times

    Despite rumors in Democratic circles, departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering a Senate run out of Kansas, an agency spokesman told the Associated Press. Published April 18, 2014

  • Revised fraud case against ex-leader of NY Senate

    By MICHAEL VIRTANEN - Associated Press

    When the former leader of New York's Senate goes on trial next month for the second time, he'll stand accused of only two charges under a revised fraud case alleging he took actual bribes or kickbacks. Published April 18, 2014

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