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WASHINGTON -- President Obama’s nominee for secretary of Defense, former Sen. Chuck Hagel, will stress at his confirmation hearing Thursday that he opposes letting Iran acquire nuclear weapons and will focus on developing military options to set...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Driven by frustration over deficits and debt, Republican conservatives are pushing a politically risky move to permit painfully large automatic spending cuts to strike the Pentagon and domestic programs alike in an effort to...
Congressional criticism is mounting against U.S. prosecutors for pursuing prison time for a popular hacker in a case that's morphed into a posthumous cause celebre. Aaron Swartz, 26, a cofounder of Reddit and an open-Internet advocate, committed suicide...
Tags: Darrell E Issa, Prisons, FBI, Suicide, Los Angeles Times
A year ago, we predicted President Barack Obama would edge Mitt Romney 48-47 with 286 electoral votes, plus we'd get a Democratic Senate and Republican House; the numbers were a bit off, but who's counting? So plunging past the fiscal cliff, let's...
WASHINGTON -- In Vietnam in 1968, two separate mine explosions left Chuck Hagel with shrapnel in his chest and burns on his face and arms. This is not a man who is going to shrink from a fight with the chicken hawks of the Senate. President Obama...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, two potentially controversial picks for his second-term...
The elections did little to wipe away the deep challenges and frictions facing the nation, and if there was a morning-after metaphor that crystallized that reality it might have been this: Chicago awoke Wednesday to a pair of economic jolts, one...
President Barack Obama’s re-election means that, for the next four years, the face of the Democratic Party will be its vigorous 51-year-old president. Beyond Obama, however, the party has an increasingly geriatric leadership that is blocking...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsU.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has been elected Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. The NRSC's goal is to elect Republicans to the United States Senate. "I would like to express gratitude to my colleagues for giving me the...
The Hartford CourantYou probably hold the same beliefs on matters large and small that you did a week ago, notwithstanding Tuesday's election. So do the hundreds of candidates elected to serve in Washington, only more so. Navigating through other people's convictions will be...
KIAHIt looks like Todd Akin, Missouri`s Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, is too legit to quit. The 5 p.m. deadline for Akin to pull out of the race without having to ask permission from the court, permission Democrats will gladly oppose. And all of this...
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Nov 8, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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Nov 14, 2012 |Story| KWCH
Nov 9, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Oct 24, 2012 |Story| CNN
Aug 21, 2012 |Story| KIAH-LTV
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