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  • ** FILE ** Attorney General Eric Holder is questioned about the Justice Department secretly obtaining two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press, during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Seizure of AP phone records on Capitol Hill raises concerns about separation of powers

    News organizations are convinced that the Obama administration trampled on freedom of the press when the Justice Department seized Associated Press phone records in pursuit of a government source who leaked details of a thwarted terrorist plot last year.


  • Reps. Marcy Kaptur and Dennis J. Kucinich have served a combined 42 years in Congress representing neighboring Ohio districts. With a new legislative map, however, the longtime friends must run against each other in the Democratic primary on Super Tuesday. Pundits say the race in the new 9th District is too close to call. (Associated Press)

    Old friends are now bitter rivals for Ohio House seat

    The Republican presidential brawl will not be the only fight on the ballot when voters in the swing state of Ohio head to the polls on Super Tuesday.


  • Reps. Marcy Kaptur (seen here) and Dennis J. Kucinich, Ohio Democrats, have been cast together into a newly redrawn district across northern Ohio, stretching alongside Lake Erie from Cleveland to Toledo. Unless one decides to retire, they will have to fight it out in a primary next year to remain in Congress. (Associated Press)

    Kaptur, Kucinich face off in Ohio

    They have served a combined 46 years in the House of Representatives, ethnic Catholic liberals born four months apart representing districts along their state's northern border.


  • President Obama meets with the National Transitional Council Chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil at the United Nations building on Sept., 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Obama: Libya is international model

    Libya's transition provides lessons for how to proceed in the future, President Obama said.


  • Reps. Dennis J. Kucinich (seen here) and Marcy Kaptur, Ohio Democrats, have been cast together into a newly redrawn district across northern Ohio, stretching alongside Lake Erie from Cleveland to Toledo. (Associated Press)

    Kucinich, Kaptur face 2012 primary

    U.S. Reps. Dennis J. Kucinich and Marcy Kaptur jumped into re-election campaigns in the same newly redrawn congressional district across northern Ohio on Wednesday, setting up a primary fight next year between two veteran Democratic incumbents.


  • **FILE** In this photo from April 10, 2011, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi gestures to his supporters in Tripoli, Libya. (Associated Press)

    Hill stalemate gives Obama free hand on Libya

    Capitol Hill is keen to shape or even halt President Obama's troop deployment to Libya, but lawmakers' own inability to settle on a unified stance is undermining their efforts and leaving the president with a free hand to pursue the war his own way.


  • Dennis J. Kucinich (Associated Press)

    House rebukes Obama on Libya but lets funding continue

    The House defeated two competing measures Friday that would have given President Obama differing levels of authority to continue the war in Libya, signaling a majority want to limit the president but that there is no consensus yet on how to do it.


  • Dennis J. Kucinich (Associated Press)

    Kucinich demands international court probe of Libya mission

    Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, who on Wednesday went to a U.S. court in an effort to stop President Obama's troop deployment in Libya, also has told the United Nations and the International Criminal Court to look into whether NATO's bombing campaign has broken international law.


  • Illustration by Moir, Morning Herald, Sydney, Australia

    BOLTON: War-powers crisis

    Last Friday's House of Representatives vote on President Obama's Libya policy was characterized widely as reflecting bipartisan dissatisfaction with Mr. Obama's failure to consult with Congress. There was indeed ample Capitol Hill disagreement with his handling of Libya — for a variety of reasons — but the real story is even more troubling.


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