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Latest Pakistani Assurances on Nuclear Security Draw Mixed Reaction

A Pakistani army assertion last week that the nation's nuclear weapons remain safeguarded against potential terrorist theft has drawn mixed reaction in the U.S. capital.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 5:40pm

Obama Administration Readying to Make Case for Test Ban Treaty

The Obama administration will soon launch its campaign to win U.S. Senate approval of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 5:40pm

Newt Gingrich Announces Presidential Bid

Gingrich on Wednesday made official his campaign for president. In this video announcement, he says, "I believe we can return America to hope, and opportunity, full employment, real security, to an American energy program to a balanced budget. "

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 5:40pm

Gingrich Campaign Gets a High-Tech Launch -- with a Few Glitches

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich made his presidential ambitions official today, and made a little history at the same time: The ex-Georgia congressman, 67,  become the first presidential candidate to announce he was seeking the nation’s highest office on Twitter.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 5:40pm

Appeals Court Questioning Seems Sympathetic to Obamacare

The first appellate court to take up a constitutional challenge to President Obama's health care overhaul heard oral arguments Tuesday, and the analysts who listened in say the judges's questions suggested they're inclined to uphold the law, Politico's Jennifer Haberkorn reports.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 10:40am

Retired Lt. Gen. Sanchez Will Run for Senate in Texas

Retired three-star Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez will file paperwork on Wednesday to run as a Democrat for the Senate seat being vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 10:40am

NJ POLL: Newt Runs

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will launch his presidential bid today. However, Gingrich's history is far from spotless.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 9:40am

More Than Half of America Likes Obama Again

Riding high from eliminating the world's most wanted terrorist, President Obama now boasts his highest approval rating in two years: 60 percent of Americans like him again. And, importantly, a slight majority (53 percent) actually want to see him in the White House for a second term.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 9:40am

NY 26 Liveblog: A Hardball Hiccup

We'll keep you updated regularly on Hotline On Call with the latest news and analysis on the race.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 9:40am

Hotline's Presidential Power Rankings

The first presidential debate took place last week, yet the Republican field of candidates looking to challenge President Obama still is highly unsettled.

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 9:40am