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Blame game follows tea party defeats

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:08am
Leaders dissect primaries that saw their candidates defeated by establishment Republicans.
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Watergate scandal: 10 legacies

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:03am
Four decades after Nixon's baleful farewell, here are 10 lasting legacies of the Watergate era.
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Obama's Iraq vortex

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:02am
He didn't want to be in Iraq when he first ran in 2007, and he doesn't want to be there now.
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Nixon's newspaper war

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 1:11am
FCC rules created out of the Watergate era are under review 40 years after Nixon's resignation.
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Why Obama acted on Iraq

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:23am
The president was forced to do something he hoped he'd never have to.
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Our lonely first duffer

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:33pm
What Barack Obama's golf game tells us about his presidency.
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Clinton: Answering sexism takes time

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:23pm
The former secretary of state stresses the importance of knowing how to react to sexism.
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Burma's bumpy road

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:00pm
How two Americans found themselves at the mercy of Myanmar's unfinished revolution.
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Landrieu, Citgo fend off Venezuela sanctions

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:35pm
Emails show the Democratic senator expressing concerns about Louisiana jobs.
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Alexander ices tea party opponent

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:03pm
The former governor beats state Rep. Joe Carr, the most serious of six opponents in Tennessee.
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Influx of migrant children slows

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 6:53pm
Statistics released by Homeland Security show a decrease of nearly 9,000 last month.
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Bloomberg's game change

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 6:12pm
"The whole thing will be run out of New York," one newsroom insider says.
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CDC chief: U.S. combating Ebola

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 6:00pm
Tom Frieden says the CDC is confident that Americans are not at risk of a major outbreak.
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N.Y. Times broadens use of 'torture'

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:32pm
It marks a reversal from the paper's previous policy of referring to "brutal" interrogation methods.
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Harris plans to blunt D.C. pot effort

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:24pm
"I would hope that the D.C. residents would turn down legalization," the Maryland Republican says.
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Montana's Walsh quits Senate race

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:07pm
He will remain in the Senate through the end of his term, which ends in early January.
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IRS notches legal win on lost emails

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 2:41pm
A judge says True the Vote failed to show "irreparable harm" in its lawsuit.
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Murkowski to Begich: Knock it off

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 2:35pm
Alaska's two sitting senators engage in an unusual public spat over a campaign advertisement.
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Simmons: No slurs for sports teams

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 2:23pm
"Redskins was an insult to American Indians," the KISS bassist says.
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Obama authorizes Iraq airstrikes; none launched yet

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:55pm
He also orders special assistance for trapped refugees.
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