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Cast, crew: 'Secretary' brighter D.C.

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:31pm
The creators of "Madam Secretary" hope to return to an idealistic portrayal of Washington.
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Ex-gov convicted of new crimes

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:04pm
John Rowland is guilty of conspiring to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns.
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Pentagon tackles NFL

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:47pm
DOD tackles NFL over violence allegations
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New law firm in GOP Obama suit

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:35pm
Aides say the first attorney backed out under political pressure.
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Biden name-drops Packwood

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:06pm
He offers praise for Packwood, who resigned amid multiple sexual harassment allegations.
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NYT mulls new round of buyouts

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:00pm
This new round of buyout offers is likely to slash at least 50 positions from the company.
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Al Jazeera America sues Al Gore

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:56pm
The lawsuit comes after Gore and his partner sued the network in August.
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AP: CIA halts spying in Europe

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:48pm
The pause allows for officers to reevaluate the complicated risks of spying on allies.
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Clinton to women: Midterms a priority

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:13pm
She cites issues like paid sick leave, equal pay and a living wage for fast-food workers.
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Latin America mulls pot legalization

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:46pm
The legalization of pot in the U.S. could prompt Latin American countries to ease their enforcement.
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Odierno to Hill: Don't blame me

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:20pm
The Army general tells lawmakers he is pulling troops from their districts because of sequestration.
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AP details alleged W.H. secrecy

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:13pm
Washington Bureau Chief Sally Buzbee details how this administration is the most secretive one yet.
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Obama cheers Scotland outcome

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:44am
He praises an "energetic exercise of democracy."
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Britton, Hamm do 'It's On Us' video

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:29am
The campaign aims to raise awareness and end sexual assault on college campuses.
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Walden: 'I'd rather be us than them'

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:15am
The NRCC chairman says his party is poised for a strong performance in the midterm election.
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W.H. targets campus sex assaults

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:14am
The campaign aims to change the culture.
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Chambliss: Some Syrians will flip

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:28am
He says he expects some of the Syrian rebels the U.S. will train to defect to other groups.
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Clinton warns of ISIL 'terrible signal'

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:34am
The former president says plans to combat ISIL can work, but not with U.S. ground forces.
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Russian PM: Moscow will cooperate

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:44am
Dmitry Medvedev says the West must listen to Russia's position and consider its national interests.
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France strikes Islamic State in Iraq

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:19am
Fighter jets entirely destroy a depot held by militants in the northeastern part of the country.
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