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PICTURES: And Now, the Situation Room with Just Women

In a new parody photo, figures are once again cropped out of the Situation Room picture taken during the bin Laden raid. But this time, it's not the women who are missing.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:40pm

Obama to Deliver Major Address on Middle East and North Africa

President Obama will deliver a major speech on the Middle East and North Africa next Thursday at the State Department, White House press secretary Jay Carney told a gaggle of reporters on Friday.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:40pm

Hoyer Urges Colleges to Inform Students on Health Reform

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer is pushing for colleges in his district to add courses in health care reform to their curriculum.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:40pm

FCC's Baker Defends Her Move to Lobbying

Federal Communications Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker on Friday defended her decision to leave the agency and become a lobbyist.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 11:40am

First Lawsuit Filed for Bin Laden Death Photos

The first lawsuit for the release of Osama bin Laden's postmortem photograph has been filed by the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch this morning. "This is arguably as important as any lawsuit we've filed," said Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton at a D.C. press conference on Friday morning.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 11:40am

Kohl Not Running For Re-Election

Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) announced Friday that he will not run for re-election in 2012, putting a battleground seat Democrats have held for over five decades squarely in play for the upcoming elections.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 11:40am

Bush's First Words to Obama on Bin Laden: 'Good Call'

After simply being told "Osama bin Laden is dead" by the president, Bush responded "good call." An ABC News contributor attended a Las Vegas hedge fund conference on Wednesday and said that Bush gave his first public account of how he learned the news during dinner in Dallas. "I was eating souffle at Rise Restaurant with Laura and two buddies," Bush said. "I excused myself and

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 11:40am

U.S. Officials Interviewed Bin Laden's Widows in Pakistan

American intelligence officials interviewed three of Osama bin Laden's widows left behind after the covert raid that killed the Qaida leader, after days of demanding access from Pakistani authorities.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 11:40am

Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., to Retire

Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) will announce this morning that he will not be running for re-election in 2012, a Democratic source tells Hotline On Call, putting a battleground seat Democrats have held for over five decades squarely in play for the upcoming elections.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 10:40am

Word for Word: Best Quotes of the Week, In Pictures

This week, members of Congress saw the real photo of Osama bin Laden, more Republicans announced presidential bids, and oil executives were grilled on Capitol Hill. Here's the week that was, in quotes and pictures.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 10:40am