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Reports: Qaddafi's Son Killed in NATO Air Strike

The son of Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi was killed in a NATO air strike in Tripoli, according to media reports on Saturday.

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

Obama, Meyers Take it to Trump at White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Association Dinner began in 1921, initially as a men-only event, but the association, pressured by President John F. Kennedy opened the event to women in 1962.

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

Correspondents' Dinner Preview: Seth Meyers Doesn't See Much to Make Fun Of

As the White House Correspondents' Dinner approaches, bits of what might be talked about are coming out in dribs and drabs. NBC's David Gregory interviews emcee Seth Meyers, who, with a touch of sarcasm and a mention of Donald Trump and President Obama's birth certificate, says he doesn't see how anyone could make fun of the 2012 presidential field.

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

Mitt Romney Makes 'Hang' Obama Gaffe During Unofficial 2012 Debut

The spotlight was on Mitt Romney yesterday at the Republican gathering in Manchester, New Hampshire, purportedly a summit on jobs and the economy, but also a showcase of five Republican presidential hopefuls, including Tim Pawlenty, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, and Romney. Many interpreted the summit as Romney's unofficial debut as a 2012 candidate.

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

Tweets from the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner

Follow along as politicians, celebrities and the media tweet about tonight's White House Correspondents' Dinner.

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

The Trump Rule: His History of Sexism

Fresh off the allegations that Donald Trump's various "birther" and affirmative action conspiracies about President Obama were racist, now the spotlight is being shone on Trump's long history of sexist, if not downright sleazy, comments about women.

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

Death Toll from Tornado Worst Since Great Depression

The number of people killed by the storms in the South has reached 328, making it the worst tornado outbreak since 1932.

Posted: Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 11:40am

List: National Journal's 20 Most Politically Effective Celebrities

In a special report, National Journal asks the question: Which stars made the greatest positive impact on their chosen causes or campaigns?

Posted: Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 10:40am

Sotomayor Pessimistic Public, Senate Will Ever Be Pleased With Judicial Confirmations

PRINCETON, N.J.—Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said on Friday the judicial confirmation process “needs to be reformed,” but said she is convinced that nothing will ever satisfy senators or the public, who want judicial nominees to provide something they can’t give.

Posted: Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 9:40am

Washington Week Web Extra: Sanctions Against Syria, Guantanamo Detainees, and More

Washington Week's Web extra reviews the president's decision to sanction Syria, the WikiLeaks documents on Guantanamo, and Mitch Daniels's decision to sign a bill that defunds Planned Parenthood in Indiana.

Posted: Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 8:40am