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  • Obama's 'don't ask' discharge: Choi talks

     
    by Mark Silva Dan Choi, a gay National Guard platoon leader, faces discharge from the military -- with the Obama administration "quietly shelving the president's campaign promise to repeal the 16-year-old "don't ask, don't tell" policy with the tacit...
  • Florida's Crist: GOP leaders line up

     
    by Peter Wallsten With the Republican Party diminished in power and embroiled in debate over broadening its ideology or adhering to core ideals, top GOP officials today took the unusual step of inserting themselves into a party primary - picking......
  • Specter: CIA epiphany

     
    by Rebecca Cole After seeing his seniority stripped last week by Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), it looks like Sen. Arlen Specter got the memo and is now busily marching to the Democrats' tune. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania senator had......
  • Colin Powell: 'Still a Republican'

     
    by Mike Dorning Former Secretary of State Colin Powell warned todayPthat ideological conservatives and particularly radio commentator Rush Limbaugh have gained a hold over the Republican party that risks driving the GOP into an extended exile from power....
  • Arlen Specter: Sestak ready to challenge

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania acknowledged that his chances of claming his own party's nomination for reelection next year were "bleak'' when he announced recently that he was moving back to the Democratic Party -- which he......
  • Immigration votes lacking: White House

     
    by Peter Nicholas and Peter Wallsten White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said today that there is not enough support in Congress now to pass a comprehensive immigration bill providing a path to citizenship for the nation's illegal immigrants,......
  • Judge Sonia: N.Y. in D.C., with contentious edge

     
    Cesar Perales was seated early, before the Senate hearing room filled up. He stayed, just a couple of rows back from Judge Sonia Sotomayor and her relatives, all the way through the hours of speech making that consumed the......
  • Sotomayor hearing: The morning spin

     
    by James Oliphant The Judiciary Committee has cranked up the hearing again after a lunch break.(I had a cobb salad.) Because of the 12-7 imbalance on the committee, the Republicans are done speaking for the moment. Right now, Delaware's senator,......
  • Sotomayor hearing live analysis: Day 3

     
    Sonia Sotomayor continues her testimony Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee (Win McNamee/Getty Images) by James Oliphant We're back at Hart 216 for the third day of the Sotomayor Supreme Court hearings. Stay here for real time analysis during....
  • Judge Sonia: Angry Arlen Specter

     
    Moreso than any of Republicans to address Sonia Sotomayor thus far, Sen. Arlen Specter (was R-, now D-Penn.) is visibly and audibly upset with the Supreme Court nominee for ducking his questions about abortion, the number of cases the......
  • Coming up: Sotomayor live blogging

     
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy and top Republican Jeff Sessions at a taping of the CBS program Face the Nation Sunday. (AP/Karin Cooper) by James Oliphant As a political spectator sport, Supreme Court confirmation hearings can fall...
  • Sonia Sotomayor: NRA test (failing) case

     
    by David G. Savage and James Oliphant As the Senate begins debate Tuesday on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor with the outcome assured, the only remaining questions are whether the National Rifle Assn. can claim to have swayed votes against......