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All Dressed Up And No Place To Debate

Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) reminds us that if you don't make it to the party, there is always the after-party ... even if that after-party involves only, well, you.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 2:40pm

Florida to Ban Beastiality, Sagging, Doing Drugs While on Welfare

Florida is diving deep into personal life regulation, with new legislation requiring drug testing for people on welfare and ultrasounds for women seeking abortions. Plus they'd like to stop people from having sex with animals and wearing their pants unfashionably baggy. Florida! Who would imagine this beachy paradise would be such a killjoy?

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 2:40pm

Online Privacy Concerns Fuel Drive For 'Do-Not-Track' Legislation

Lawmakers love to send out strongly worded letters when any controversy strikes, but a spate of high-profile privacy breaches has sparked several new bills dealing with online privacy and put the issue center stage on Capitol Hill.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 1:40pm

Behind-the-Scenes Video: Biden Calls Leaders About bin Laden's Death

In a clip from the White House's "West Wing Week," Vice President Biden is shown calling a former president or Congressional leader, saying, "The reason I'm calling is to tell you we killed..."

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 12:40pm

The Cycle of Sound Bites: From Birth Certificates to Death Photos

Last month, Republican Representative Michele Bachmann, who two months earlier had said she took President Obama "at his word" that he was a U.S. citizen, urged the President to release his birth certificate once and for all in appearance on Fox News. "This is the easiest problem to solve," she told Sean Hannity.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 12:40pm

After Bin Laden, in the Fog of War, White House Struggles

Administration officials say that the evolving account is the unfortunate and inevitable by-product of the “fog of war” and their admirable haste to get information out to the public. 

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 11:40am

Latest Developments Following Osama bin Laden’s Death

As the fight against al-Qaida wears on following Osama bin Laden's, National Journal will be compiling the latest developments here.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 11:40am

Dissecting Pawlenty and Romney's Vulnerabilities

For former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R), Thursday's debate in South Carolina was an opportunity to introduce himself to Americans unfamiliar with him.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 11:40am

Wasserman Schultz: Democrats ‘Laser-Focused’ on Economy

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says her party hasn't forgotten Americans' economic woes.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 11:40am

Ron Paul Raised $1 Million Overnight

A donor drive on Rep.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 10:40am