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  • Ousted Secret Service Agent Posted Pics of Sarah Palin on Facebook

    Ousted Secret Service Agent Posted Pics of Sarah Palin on Facebook
    WASHINGTON -- As officials warn of more Secret Service resignations as soon as Friday stemming from a prostitute scandal in Colombia, one of the former agents allegedly involved joked on Facebook that he checked out former vice presidential candidate...
  • Senate GOP blocks Buffett Rule bill

    Senate GOP blocks Buffett Rule bill
    A proposal to implement the Buffett Rule was blocked in the Senate on Monday, but proponents of the millionaire tax vowed to keep the issue alive in the months ahead. Republicans, as expected, garnered enough support to reject Democrats' attempt to bring...
  • 3 Secret Service members to leave agency amid scandal

    3 Secret Service members to leave agency amid scandal
    The U.S. Secret Service is set to announce agent resignations amid a prostitution scandal that erupted in Colombia ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation. The resignations could occur as...
  • Obama's hard-nosed right-hand man

    Obama's hard-nosed right-hand man
    Today's question: Can future Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel keep Barack Obama on track, or was his selection the first sign of Obama's partisanship getting in the way of his effectiveness? All week, Scott Lilly and David Weigel discuss Obama's transition...
  • Wayne E. Meyer dies at 83; retired Navy rear admiral

    Wayne E. Meyer dies at 83; retired Navy rear admiral
    Retired Rear Adm. Wayne E. Meyer, who was known as the "Father of Aegis," the Navy's primary air-defense weapon system that revolutionized how the Navy performed air defense, has died. He was 83. Meyer, who managed the development and early building of...
  • Some poor posturing

    Some poor posturing
    The healthcare reform debate over the last year has been more about politics than policy, so it's not surprising that Republicans used the latest round -- the Senate vote on a proposed reconciliation bill -- to tee up talking points instead of trying to...
  • What caused McCain's poll numbers to fall?

    What caused McCain's poll numbers to fall?
    Today's question: What has been the most important development of the campaign thus far? What has been the biggest factor in the last week of campaigning? All week, Dan Schnur and Bruce E. Cain discuss the presidential and local elections. Wall Street...
  • Deficits and terrorism: Obama vs. GOP

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is atttempting to focus attention on an attack on the federal budget deficit. Republicans complain today that he is misfiring in the war on terrorism. With an annual budget deficit this year of $1.35......
  • Christmas Day bomber now talking, but GOP still carping

     
    Republicans were blistering in their criticism of the White House for reading the failed Christmas Day bomber his Miranda rights. Only Saturday, Maine's Susan Collins said Umar Farouq Abdulmuttalab, who tried to blow up a bomb during a flight to......
  • Obama and senators seek climate compromise

     
    President Obama convened a meeting of more than a dozen Democratic and Republican senators this afternoon to discuss energy and climate legislation. Unlike some other recent White House bipartisan policy summits you may recall recently, there were no...
  • Obama's 'Wall Street Reform:' Round two

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, engaged in a fight for financial regulatory reform embodying many of the dynamics of the healthcare debate, will return to New York City's Cooper Union this week for another address on "Wall Street reform.''......
  • Scott Brown: Washington by storm

     
    by Michael Muskal On the day when Democrats seemed to ease away from immediate action on healthcare overhaul, the man whose Senate career was built on opposition to the current legislation took Washington by storm. Sporting a we-can-work-together...