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McConnell Promises Spending Standoff Over Obama’s Green Agenda

The GOP leader stopped short of an explicit shutdown threat, but he did say a Republican majority would use the budget to go after EPA's environmental rules. 

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:16pm

How Will Latino Voters Change the Global Warming Fight?

Public-opinion polls show Hispanic voters care deeply about climate change and conservation.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:49pm

Darrell Issa to Investigate ‘Do-Nothing’ Patent Office Employees

Move over, IRS. Darrell Issa has a new enemy.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:10pm

The Battle Over Government-Run Internet Heats Up at FCC

A Republican aide claims the federal board can't overturn state restrictions.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:08pm

Obama: ISIS 'Has No Place in the 21st Century'

The president condemned on Wednesday the militant group responsible for the murder of journalist James Foley.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:05pm

Who Is in Charge in Ferguson?

More than a week after Michael Brown was shot, the answer is still unclear.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 12:38pm

The Unlikely Battleground for Reproductive Rights: Alaska

On the heels of Alaska's Senate primary, Planned Parenthood's political arm has launched its largest digital ad buy of the cycle.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Watch George W. Bush Get a Bucket of Ice Water Dumped on His Head

For the ALS charity. Bill Clinton may be next.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 8:47am

Is Alaska's Senate Race Slipping Away From the GOP?

Thanks to a tougher-than-expected primary and a politically smart incumbent, Republicans are playing catch up in a key Senate battleground. But will the state's GOP lean ultimately lift them to victory? 

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:14am

The White House Must Now Respond to This Petition About Michael Brown’s Death

An online petition tallied more than 100,000 signatures Tuesday, a benchmark that requires a response.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:00am