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  • U.S. Clears Egypt For Some Military Assistance

    23 April 2014, 2:11 am

    The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.
  • Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

    22 April 2014, 6:17 pm

    On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.
  • One Month From Mudslide, Wash. Governor Takes Stock Of Damage

    22 April 2014, 4:06 pm

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.
  • Longtime D.C. Lawyer Is White House's Next Top Counsel

    22 April 2014, 4:06 pm

    The White House named Neil Eggleston its new top lawyer. He'll have to muster his legal and political skills to deal with a divided Congress and multiple investigations of the Obama's administration.
  • Out Of Clout: Some States Brace For Washington Power Outage

    22 April 2014, 3:31 pm

    A handful of states are about to lose decades of clout and seniority in Congress. Which one will be hardest hit of all? Michigan.
  • In TV Ad, GOP Senate Candidate Mocks 'War On Women' Rhetoric

    22 April 2014, 3:12 pm

    Terri Lynn Land, a Republican running for Senate in Michigan, says she knows more about being a woman than the male Democratic congressman who's attacking her.
  • Louisiana Lawmaker Pulls Bill To Make Bible State's Official Book

    22 April 2014, 11:47 am

    The lawmaker who sponsored the bill to make the Holy Bible the state's official book said it had become a distraction and that there were "much more important" priorities.
  • Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge To Ohio Ban On Campaign Lies

    22 April 2014, 5:03 am

    The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday testing whether states can make it a crime to lie about candidates during an election campaign.
  • What Exactly Is 'High-Quality' Preschool?

    22 April 2014, 5:03 am

    Many educators tout the benefits of preschool, but there's no clear standard for what qualifies as a quality program. Researchers say that when it comes to pre-K, Tulsa, Okla., gets it right.
  • Georgia Bill Loosens Restrictions On Guns In Public Places

    22 April 2014, 4:56 am

    Allowing guns into government buildings that have no security is part of a bill waiting the governor's approval. Municipalities worry their budgets will grow as they forced to hire security.
  • High Court To Consider Political Lies, Future Of Broadcasting

    22 April 2014, 4:56 am

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday hears arguments in two high-profile cases that could affect video sharing on the Internet, and the telling of untruths in the political marketplace.
  • 'Ready For Hillary': Clinton's Campaign-In-Waiting

    22 April 2014, 3:28 am

    A shadow campaign is underway, raising small donations by selling T-shirts and baby onesies and holding fundraisers, all just waiting for Clinton to say that, yes, she is running for president.
  • Rand Paul Bids To Loosen Democratic Hold On African-American Vote

    21 April 2014, 12:35 pm

    Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a top 2016 GOP presidential prospect, is stirring curiosity among black leaders for his outreach efforts and activism in reforming mandatory sentencing laws.
  • Obama Seeks Wider Authority To Release Drug Offenders

    21 April 2014, 12:20 pm

    Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the administration expects to broaden criteria under which federal prisoners convicted of drug offenses can apply for pardons or reduced sentences.
  • President Obama Will Skip China, But Asia Trip Sends A Message

    21 April 2014, 12:17 pm

    President Obama visits several Asian countries this week. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with business journalists Sudeep Reddy and Roben Farzad about what the trip could mean for the U.S. economy.

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