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Obama Tells Joplin: "We're Not Going Anywhere"

Standing amid the rubble in Joplin, Mo., a week after a devastating tornado killed at least 130 people, President Obama vowed a "national response" to help the town get back on its feet.

Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 4:40pm

What We Learned: Dividing Lines

What we at The Hotline learned this week:

Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 2:40pm

The GOP’s Rolling Thunder Revue

No disrespect to our Vietnam vets and their Harley-straddling supporters, but there was something all too appropriate about Sarah Palin’s abrupt decision to join—and thereby utterly dominate—the Rolling Thunder Memorial Day rally at the National Mall on Sunday.

Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 2:40pm

Republicans Lay Out New Way to Talk About Medicare

Not many issues can thwart the political momentum that carried Republicans to historic midterm gains only six months later—but Medicare is one of them.

Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 1:40pm

McCain Hammers Obama Again on Libya

McCain Says He’s "Very Worried" About Afghan Withdrawal Sentiment

Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 12:40pm

Lockheed Gets Hacked

Hackers attacked U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin last week, but did not get hold of data from customers, programs or employees, the company says.

Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 11:40am

McCain Hammers Obama Again on Libya

McCain Says He’s "Very Worried" About Afghan Withdrawal Sentiment

Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 10:40am

AP: Deadliest Year for Tornadoes in U.S. since 1950s

With at least 142 people dead in Missouri after a tornado struck in Joplin, Mo., last week, 2011 has become the deadliest year for tornadoes in the U.S. in six decades, according to media reports.

Posted: Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 5:40pm

Does Being First Lady Count as Executive Experience?

Arguing that the GOP field is stronger than its critics think, Ramesh Ponnuru writes, "The three people most likely to win the Republican nomination -- Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty and Jon Huntsman, according to Intrade.com -- have all been governors. Two of them were governors of states that Obama carried in 2008.

Posted: Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 4:40pm

Lackluster GOP Voters Now Favor Rudy Giuliani in Polls

This is how wide open the Republican 2012 field is: even though Giuliani has only just begun making noises about running in 2012, after a string of recent public appearances, he is already on top of a new survey of the 2012 Republican candidates, Reuters reports.

Posted: Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 2:40pm