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More Weiner Photos, More Democratic Angst

There was more Democratic cringing Sunday when new photos of a partially clad Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y. – some reportedly taken from inside the House members’ gym and sent online to at least one woman – became public and added another raunchy twist to two week or revealations about the congressman's sexting misdeeds

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 6:40am

US International Internet Efforts Read Like Spy Novel

The New York Times describes it as being like something right out of a spy movie: a group of young, techie ideologues in a generic Washington office, stuffing suitcases full of "internet-to-go" kits. Read more here, on our Tech page.

Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 11:40pm

IMF Comes Under Big Cyberattack: Newspaper

Hackers launched a large and sophisticated cyberattack against the International Monetary Fund thisover recent months, the New York Times reports, quoting senior officials.

Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 11:40pm

US Helps Dissidents Ditch Internet Censors

The Obama administration is helping dissidents evade Internet censors in countries trying to repress them,  smuggling in “shadow” Internet and cellphone systems, the New York Times reported on Sunday.

Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 10:40pm

Pawlenty Tries to Hang 'Obamneycare' Tag on Front-Runner

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- On the eve of his first nationally televised matchup with Republican front-runner Mitt Romney, presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty laid down the gauntlet with a cutting phrase: "Obamneycare."

Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 7:40pm

Yet Another Batch of Scantily Clad Weiner Pictures Released

If Democratic leaders like Nancy Pelosi thought that Weiner's trip to rehab might at least afford them a few days of peace, they thought wrong. Yet another batch of pictures of Weiner was released to TMZ, once again taken by the Congressman on his blackberry, and TMZ confirms that they were sent to at least one woman.

Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 4:40pm

Possible Explanations Behind Weiner's Trip to Rehab

When top Democratic leaders, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, called on Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign yesterday, for about five minutes, his career seemed over. Weiner's sex scandal, which had been growing increasingly salacious, crossed a line for his colleagues when he admitted to directly messaging a 17-year-old girl, although he maintained that those communications contained nothing inappropriate.

Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 4:40pm

Five Best Sunday Columns

Sheryl Gay Stolberg on Why Female Politicians Avoid Sex Scandals.

Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 2:40pm

Now, Santorum Has Company on Entitlements

Recounting his calls to limit Social Security during the Bush administration, Rick Santorum said, "I turned around and there was nobody behind me.”

Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 1:40pm

National Security Insiders Prefer 'Modest' Withdrawal From Afghanistan

As the Obama administration debates how many U.S. troops to bring home from Afghanistan this summer, 57 percent of National Journal’s National Security Insiders would prefer to see a more “modest” withdrawal of 5,000 or fewer troops. Separately, a slight majority of Insiders said the U.S. should not provide more aircraft to further pressure embattled leader Muammar el-Qaddafi to step down.

Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 12:40pm