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N2K: Debt Ceiling Vote a Lose-Lose for GOP?

Republicans are weighing political costs during negotiations over a long-term deficit-reduction plan.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 8:40pm

Obama to Travel to Fort Campbell, Ky.

President Obama will visit Fort Campbell, Ky., on Friday, the White House announced Wednesday.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 7:40pm

VIDEO: Obama Tells CBS Why the bin Laden Photos Haven't Been Released

In an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes, President Obama explains why the graphic photos of a dead Osama bin Laden haven't been released.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 7:40pm

A Guide to Opposing Obama on the Osama Death Photo

The debate over President Obama's decision to withhold Osama bin Laden's postmortem photograph will likely play out for years unless the president changes his mind or the photos are leaked online. But Obama's detractors aren't wasting any time throwing any and all arguments at the White House to put it on the defensive or throw it off guard. There are reasonable arguments to publish the photo, and not so reasonable arguments. Since cable news is filling up with heated debates, we thought we'd offer a score card.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 7:40pm

Voices of 9/11, a Look Back

First-person accounts of Americans and their experiences on September 11, 2001. These interviews originally appeared in the August 31, 2002 edition of National Journal.

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

Are You a 'Hard-Pressed Democrat' or 'Post-Modern' Independent?

We tend to think of the political divisions in America rather starkly and traditionally. There are red, blue, and purple states (often displayed on a high-tech cable news map), and Republican, Democratic, and Independent voters. But as the American electorate grows more polarized and the ideological center more heterodox, the Pew Research Center says it's past time for a new classification system.

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

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