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Strauss-Kahn Resigns as Arrest Rattles the Globe

Most Americans barely knew his name a week ago, and even in Washington, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned as managing director of the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday night, was a low-profile figure in social circles. But in the days since the man known around the world as “DSK” was arrested on sexual assault charges in Manhattan, the global ramifications of his disgrace keep growing, along with his infamy.

Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 7:40am

DSK: The Arrest That Is Rattling the Globe

Most Americans barely knew his name a week ago, and even in Washington, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the now former managing director of the International Monetary Fund, was a low-profile figure in social circles. But in the days since the man known around the world as “DSK” was arrested on sexual assault charges in Manhattan, the global ramifications of his disgrace keep growing, along with his infamy.

Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 6:40am

A Stranger in N.H., Huntsman Hits the Campaign Trail

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman hasn't officially declared his presidential ambitions yet but he's embarking on a five-day swing of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state.

Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 6:40am

Reports: IMF Director Strauss-Kahn Resigns Days After Arrest

Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned from his position as head of the International Monetary Fund, media reported on Thursday.

Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 1:40am

Palin Still "Considering" 2012 Bid, While Bachmann Gears Up

Sarah Palin said on Wednesday that she is still “seriously considering” a run for the presidency and is waiting to see how the rest of the Republican field shapes up before making a decision.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 10:40pm

The GOP’s Turnout Problem

DALLAS — Austerity isn’t only a phenomenon for cash-strapped European governments. Saving money is the new “it” thing for the Republican National Committee as well. After two years of profligate spending and shrinking revenues landed the party deep in debt, Republicans are doing everything in their power to stanch the tide of red ink and return the RNC to a strong financial footing.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 10:40pm

Obama Walks Tightrope With Middle East Address

With his long-awaited policy address on the Middle East on Thursday, President Obama is facing a difficult rhetorical assignment.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 9:40pm

Debate Over Satellite Broadband Network Hinges on Ground-Based Transmitters

LightSquared is making a name for itself by building the first broadband network based on satellites. But it’s not the company’s signature satellite that’s drawing criticism, it’s LightSquared’s plan to build traditional, land-based transmitters.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 8:40pm

Four Keys to Immigration Reform: Captialize on Public Opinion

Part four of a four-part video series looking at tactics the Obama administration should use to make progress with the public and a key group of the electorate, Hispanics, on the issue of immigration.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 8:40pm

Rockefeller Questions Firms On Kid Privacy

Senate Commerce Chairman Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., will press Google and Apple executives Thursday about whether applications available on their mobile phones might violate a children's online privacy law.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 8:40pm