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Pelosi and Democratic Campaign Chiefs Calling for Weiner to Resign

Top Democratic leaders, led by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who was joined by the Democratic National Committee chair and head of the party's congressional campaign committee, called on Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., to resign on Saturday as part of a multi-pronged pincer move to shame the seven-term congressman into ending his career on Capitol Hill.

Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 2:40pm

Obama Takes Long View in Highlighting Job Training

It takes guts to admit you don't have all the power to fix the economy, especially if you're the president.

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

Key al-Qaida Operative in North Africa Killed

Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, an al-Qaida leader in North Africa accused of being a mastermind behind the 1998 embassy bombings, was killed earlier this week in Somalia, police told Reuters, which was later confirmed by the U.S.

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

The Top 10 Revelations from the Sarah Palin E-Mails

At 8:37 a.m.

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

Washington Week Round Table: Making Sense of Weiner and Gingrich's Bad Week

This week's episode of Washington Week with Gwen Ifill & National Journal.

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

After Weinergate, Members of Congress Tweet Less

since Weinergate began, members of Congress have changed their tweeting habits and become even more cautious. According to TweetCongress, which aggregates congressional tweeting behaviors, congressmen (and women) tweeted about 30 percent less after Weiner's mishap than before.

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

What’s Eating Robert Gates?

Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ swan song warning to Europe that the trans-Atlantic alliance faces the “real possibility for a dim, if not dismal future” caught many of his audience in Brussels by surprise. It shouldn’t have. Even though Gates is part of the generation of Cold War warriors who built NATO into the cornerstone security alliance of the West, his blunt comments amount to a familiar form of primal scream therapy for U.S. officials who have tried to lead the alliance in a time of war, only to discover that it stubbornly remains less than the sum of its parts.

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

Congressman Weiner Acknowledges Online Interaction With Delaware Teen

Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., his congressional career already hanging by a thread due to acknowledged sexting with six women not his wife, admitted Friday through a non-government spokesman that he had engaged in internet conversations with a 17-year-old Delaware girl.

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

Does Thomas Drake Owe the Media His Freedom?

In a decisive victory for whistleblower advocates, the Justice Department dropped 10 criminal charges against former National Security Agency official Thomas Drake accusing him of "illegally possessing classified information, obstructing the investigation into the leaks and lying to the FBI." Drake plead guilty on Friday to a misdemeanor count of "exceeding his authorized use of a NSA computer in 2006 and 2007," reports Reuters.

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

House Subcommittees To Examine LightSquared Wireless Plan

Congress will take another look at the growing fight between the GPS industry and LightSquared over the wireless company's plan to build a broadband network.

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