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Bachmann Sticking In The House, For Now

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., who announced her presidential campaign during Monday night's debate in New Hampshire, says she's not running for re-election to Congress while she's campaigning for her party's presidential nomination, the Associated Press reports.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 4:40pm

Democrats Hoping Weiner's Wife Persuades Him to Quit

Most House Democrats emerged from a closed-door meeting Tuesday saying they want Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., to resign, but they conceded that their best strategy for getting to that point is hoping that Weiner’s wife will persuade him to go.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 4:40pm

Matsui Introduces Bill To Subsidize Internet Access

Seeking to close the so-called "digital divide" between the haves and the have-nots, Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., introduced a bill Tuesday that would subsidize Internet services.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 3:40pm

Pentagon Unveils Sweeping Energy Strategy

The Pentagon on Tuesday unveiled its first Operational Energy Strategy, a plan to fundamentally transform the way fuel is used in the theater of war.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 3:40pm

Agony of Crist: Charlie Crist's Political Fall

As recently as 2008, it seemed better to be Charlie Crist than to be just about any other politician in the country. The moderate Republican governor of Florida, Crist was vastly popular, with approval ratings in the upper 60s, and widely considered a leading candidate for the GOP vice-presidential slot. But comedowns in politics can be swift.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 3:40pm

Democrats Hoping Weiner's Wife Convinces Him to Quit

Most House Democrats emerged from a closed-door meeting Tuesday saying they want Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., to resign, but they conceded that their best strategy for getting to that point is hoping that Weiner’s wife will persuade him to go.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 3:40pm

FDA Introduces New Sunscreen Regulations

New sunscreen labeling rules introduced by the Food and Drug Administration Tuesday will help consumers sort through the heap of sunscreen lotion products to find the ones that best protects against the suns harmful rays.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 2:40pm

Sims Quits HUD Post

2:20 p.m. Update: Well, so much for that rumor. Sims tells us there's nothing to the speculation that he'll run for governor.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 2:40pm

PICTURES: Photo of the Day

Every day, we bring you the top photo of the day. Here is a collection of these photos.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 1:40pm

Senate Panel Approves Panetta for Defense Secretary

The Senate Armed Services Committee approved CIA chief Leon Panetta to be the next Defense Secretary in a unanimous voice vote on Wednesday.

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 1:40pm