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When rapper G. Dep turned himself in for a nearly 2-decade-old shooting, he told police he wanted to clear his conscience.
Newly empowered Republicans in states across the country are pushing to kill public contracts with Planned Parenthood, only to find their efforts blocked by the Obama administration and federal courts.
Who should be in charge of your health care - you, or the government? That, in a nutshell, is what the debate over Obamacare is about.
There are good reasons to be cynical about Washington, D.C., and there are bad reasons to be cynical about Washington, D.C. Two new shows — one ("Veep") satirical, one ("Scandal") not — offer plenty of both. And, as is so often the case, the satire strikes closer to home.
An aggressive White House drive to move stalled judicial nominees through the Senate is galvanizing activists on the left for an election-year fight to fill the bench with President Obama's picks while Republicans are vowing to block what they view as Democratic overreach.
It's not always true that the form of government closest to the people is best. In some cases, it can be the worst. Unchecked by sufficient legal restraints, private homeowners associations (HOAs) have a reputation for going too far when it comes to upholding unnecessary and intrusive community rules.
The terror trial of Iraq's fugitive Sunni vice president was postponed Thursday as his lawyers appealed to have parliament create a special court to hear the case, which has touched off a political crisis and could deepen the nation's sectarian divide.
For many Washingtonians, nothing is as stirring as a glimpse of the Statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol. For a lucky few residents of the new Congressional Mews development at 21 D St. SE, the flowers and fountains of Congressional Park will be their front yard.
Medicare's payment system, the unseen but vital network that handles 100 million monthly claims, could freeze up if President Obama's health care law is summarily overturned, the administration has quietly informed the courts.