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Why Trump Wimped Out

It's hard to recall anyone in the recent history of American politics who managed to humiliate himself as quickly and thoroughly as Donald Trump did in his now-aborted semi-candidacy.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 3:40pm

Previewing The Kentucky Gubernatorial Primary

Kentucky Senate President David Williams (R) is the front-runner in the Republican primary for governor on Tuesday, leading competitors Phil Moffett (R), a businessman, and Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw (R) in polling and fundraising.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 3:40pm

President Obama Delivers Commencement Address at Booker T. Washington High School 5/16/11

President Obama on Monday discussed his mother's premium on education while delivering the commencement address at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, Tenn., on Monday. The school has been singled out by the White House for its performance.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 3:40pm

Today's e-Reads:Dangers of the Cloud, Sony Back on Line After Hack

Sony says it has begun reopening its PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment services in the Americas, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the Mideast after hackers got into more than 100 million user accounts.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 3:40pm

Rockefeller Sets May 25 Vote on Public Safety Network

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., plans to announce a May 25 vote on legislation that would pave the way for a nationwide emergency communications network using a controversial slice of airwaves known as the D-block, government and public safety sources said.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 3:40pm

President Obama Delivers Commencement Address at Booker T. Washington High School 5/16/11

President Obama on Monday discussed his mother's premium on education while delivering the commencement address at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, Tenn., on Monday. The school has been singled out by the White House for its performance.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 2:40pm

Obama Gives Commencement Speech at High School That Won White House Contest

Drawing on his own experiences as the child of a single mother, President Obama delivered a commencement address on Monday at a Tennessee high school that has been singled out by the White House for its performance. 

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 2:40pm

Gregg Launches Indiana Governor Exploratory Committee

Former Indiana House Speaker John Gregg (D) filed paperwork Monday to launch an exploratory committee for the Indiana gubernatorial race.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 2:40pm

Officials Focus On Private Partnerships To Combat Cyber Threats

Private/public partnerships are the most effective way to secure most of cyberspace, former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff told National Journal Monday.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 1:40pm

Nursing Homes Seek Exemption From Health Care Law

A group of nursing homes is asking the Health and Human Services Department for a waiver allowing them to not provide health insurance to their employees.

Posted: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 1:40pm