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Scott Brown Was Tricked by Fake Bin Laden Photo

Sen. Scott Brown claimed he'd seen the bloody face of a dead Osama bin Laden, but he was actually tricked by a Internet fakery. "Listen, I've seen the picture," Brown told a Boston Fox affiliate. "He's definitely dead.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 6:40pm

What Covering the Death of Osama bin Laden Was Like

My flight from Seattle had just touched down at Reagan Washington National Airport late on Sunday night when I turned on my BlackBerry. It immediately began buzzing with an alarming stream of e-mails and tweets.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 6:40pm

President Obama Speaks at Wounded Warrior's Soldier Ride

President Obama spoke on Wednesday at the start of the Wounded Warrior's race, telling the members of the military: “You've earned your place among the greatest of generation of Americans, and we saw that again this past weekend when -- thanks to the courage and precision of our forces -- the terrorist who started this war and who took so many innocent lives learned that America does not forget; America will ensure that justice is done."

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 5:40pm

Our Washington Week Panelists: Getting the Story

My flight from Seattle had just touched down at Reagan Washington National Airport late on Sunday night when I turned on my BlackBerry. It immediately began buzzing with an alarming stream of e-mails and tweets.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 5:40pm

Mitch Daniels: More Professorial Than Political

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) opened his highly-anticipated education speech at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington by saying: "You are here under false pretense. I just came for a meal."

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 4:40pm

Wyden Pledges to Block Online Piracy Bill if Major Changes Not Made

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., says he may once again block a bill by Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., aimed at cracking down on websites that traffic in pirated content and counterfeit goods.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 4:40pm

Going After The Leader In West Virginia

Updated at 6:10 pm

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 4:40pm

What to Expect From the Niche Candidates in the First GOP Debate

In your typical presidential primary debates, there are a lot of "credible" establishment candidates, with a few single-issue and vanity candidates sprinkled in to offer the potentially career-killing but occasionally entertaining one-liners. For an example of the latter: remember in 2003, when despite then-President Bush's stellar anti-terror credentials, Carol Moseley Braun referred to al Qaeda's now-deceased leader as "Osama been Missin'"?

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 4:40pm

Democrats' Marshall Plan In Nevada

Democrats landed a politically-experienced candidate in the special election in Nevada's 2nd District, with state Treasurer Kate Marshall confirming she'll run in the free-for-all election.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 3:40pm

AMA Loses Members

Membership in the American Medical Association fell almost 5.3 percent last year to just below 216,000, according to a report in Modern Healthcare.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 3:40pm