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  • New Batch of Clinton Documents to Be Released

    18 April 2014, 8:20 am by: By DAVID S. JOACHIM

    The topics in the Clinton administration documents are to include the conflicts in Somalia and Rwanda, Middle East peace talks, the Oklahoma City bombing and the attempt to overhaul the health care system.
  • National Briefing | Military: Another Charge in Navy Bribe Case

    17 April 2014, 11:56 pm by: By CHRISTOPHER DREW

    A Navy enlisted man was charged in a complaint unsealed Thursday with accepting $1,000-a-month in cash, trips and consumer electronics for supplying a Malaysian contractor with sensitive Navy ship schedules.
  • Sebelius Says She’s Not Interested in Senate Run

    17 April 2014, 11:15 pm by: By JEREMY W. PETERS

    Kathleen Sebelius, who is ending her tenure as health and human services secretary, had been sought out to challenge Senator Pat Roberts, a Republican.
  • Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty in a Straw Donor Scheme

    17 April 2014, 10:20 pm by: By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD and RUSS BUETTNER

    Sant Singh Chatwal, who owns the Chatwal and the Dream hotels and the Bombay Palace restaurant chain, admitted illegally funneling $180,000 to three candidates.
  • Enrollments Exceed Obama’s Target for Health Care Act

    17 April 2014, 10:19 pm by: By MARK LANDLER and MICHAEL D. SHEAR

    Eight million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including what the White House said were a sufficient number of young, healthy adults needed to maintain the plan’s viability.
  • Washington Retail District’s Future Rides on Streetcars

    17 April 2014, 9:29 pm by: By EUGENE L. MEYER

    This summer, after 65 years, streetcars will again travel the former H Street NE shopping district and hopes are high that they will drive development.
  • Chelsea Clinton Says She Is Expecting

    17 April 2014, 8:51 pm by: By AMY CHOZICK

    Ms. Clinton made the surprise announcement during an event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting a child this fall.
  • Political Attack Ads, Often Negative, Try Instead to Accentuate the Positive

    17 April 2014, 11:49 am by: By ASHLEY PARKER

    Some of the best-known “super PACs” are making an effort to also cast their candidates in an appealing way instead of solely attacking opponents.
  • G.O.P. Discovers Useful Voter Outreach Tool: Gun Sweepstakes

    17 April 2014, 10:49 am by: By JEREMY W. PETERS

    Online weapon giveaways have become one of the fastest growing ways for Republican candidates to build up donor lists and expand support.
  • Herb Kohl Set to Sell Bucks to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens

    16 April 2014, 11:39 pm by: By RICHARD SANDOMIR

    Herb Kohl, a former U.S. senator from Wisconsin, is selling the N.B.A. Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million.
  • Listening Post: Between Obama and Putin, a Game of He Said, He Said

    16 April 2014, 8:59 pm by: By MARK LANDLER

    U.S. and Russian summaries of a telephone conversation between Presidents Obama and Putin seemed to be talking about two different calls.
  • With Eyes on 2016, Perry Is Mired in the Past

    16 April 2014, 8:47 pm by: By MANNY FERNANDEZ

    While Gov. Rick Perry of Texas has been traveling to promote himself and his state, a criminal inquiry continues into his handling of a district attorney’s drunken driving arrest and the financing for a public corruption unit under her control.
  • Yellen Says Job Weakness Forestalls Raising Rates

    16 April 2014, 8:44 pm by: By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ

    In a speech in New York, Janet L. Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, said the labor market still needed a lift from monetary policy, despite an improving economy.
  • Obama Looks for Midterm Advantage on Job Training and Immigration

    16 April 2014, 8:13 pm by: By EMMARIE HUETTEMAN and PETER BAKER

    Mr. Obama traveled to suburban Pittsburgh to announce nearly $600 million in job training grants and separately issued a statement attacking House Republicans for blocking an overhaul of immigration law.
  • Despite Hurdles, House Democrats Hold Edge in Small Donations

    16 April 2014, 5:20 pm by: By NICK CORASANITI

    A surge in online fund-raising has helped House Democrats raise nearly $20 million more than Republicans so far this election cycle among so-called small-dollar donations.
  • Court Deportations Drop 43 Percent in Past Five Years

    16 April 2014, 4:18 pm by: By JULIA PRESTON

    The statistics present a different picture of President Obama’s policies from the one painted by many immigrant advocates, who have called him the “deporter in chief.”
  • Dee Dee Myers to Join Warner Bros. as Head of Communications

    16 April 2014, 1:31 pm by: By MICHAEL CIEPLY

    Ms. Myers, a former White House press secretary under Bill Clinton, will become an executive vice president reporting directly to Warner’s chief executive.
  • Hillary Clinton Struggles to Define a Legacy in Progress

    16 April 2014, 12:44 pm by: By MARK LANDLER and AMY CHOZICK

    Mrs. Clinton may face a dilemma as she recounts her record before a possible White House bid: Much of her work as secretary of state either is unfinished or went awry.
  • Michael Bloomberg Discusses Gun Control

    16 April 2014, 9:50 am by: By JEREMY W. PETERS

    Michael R. Bloomberg says that to be most effective, it helps to be single-minded. His issue, he says, is guns.
  • Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate Seat

    16 April 2014, 8:13 am by: By JEREMY W. PETERS

    Several Democrats said that Kathleen Sebelius, who resigned as secretary of health and human services, had been mentioned as someone who could wage a serious challenge to Senator Pat Roberts.
  • How the President Got to ‘I Do’ on Same-Sex Marriage

    16 April 2014, 5:00 am by: By JO BECKER

    The real story of Obama’s tentative, anxious, heavily scripted and occasionally blundering “evolution.”
  • National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: Law Signed to Allow Surprise Inspections at Abortion Clinics

    15 April 2014, 10:17 pm by: By FERNANDA SANTOS

    Gov. Jan Brewer on Tuesday signed the bill allowing health inspectors to carry out the inspections without a court-approved warrant.
  • General and Former Defense Official Urge Nonlethal Military Aid for Ukraine

    15 April 2014, 10:04 pm by: By MICHAEL R. GORDON

    Gen. Wesley K. Clark and Philip A. Karber say that equipment like body armor and night goggles could help Ukraine face a Russian attack.
  • Texas Twins Campaign, but They Aren’t Sure for What

    15 April 2014, 9:18 pm by: By JASON HOROWITZ

    While Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio and Representative Joaquin Castro have projected a fresh Latino face for the Democratic Party, some are concerned they are too politically cautious.
  • Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the N.R.A.

    15 April 2014, 9:09 pm by: By JEREMY W. PETERS

    Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, said that gun control advocates had to learn from the National Rifle Association and punish those politicians who fail to support their agenda.

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