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Obama Meets With Central American Leaders, Proposes New Refugee-Screening Program

The president suggests migrants could be screened for asylum in their home countries and pushes Congress to act on the border crisis.

The CIA Fears the Internet of Things

The battleground of tomorrow is everywhere at once. 

Congressman Suggests Issa Install Pool to Root Out Suspected Witches

Democrat Tony Cardenas trolls Darrell Issa in calling for a "Senator Joseph R. McCarthy Memorial Truth Pond."

House Ethics Panel Confirms Investigations of Rush, Whitfield

The committee has until November to decide whether to dismiss separate complaints against the two lawmakers, or investigate further.

The Government Is Cracking Down on School Bake Sales

States are trying to circumvent federal nutrition standards that would limit sugary foods at school fundraisers.

Undocumented Immigrants at the Texas Border

U.S. law enforcement tries to cope with an influx of unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in Latin America.

A Bill to Legalize Cell-Phone Unlocking Is Heading to Obama's Desk

Lawmakers stripped out language that would have banned bulk unlocking.

Rand Paul's Quiet Weed Overture

He's carving out marijuana policy as an area of leadership, and that has some activists very, very excited.

Obama Aide Tweaks GOP on Impeachment

Dan Pfeiffer, a senior adviser to the president, says Boehner "opened the door" to impeachment proceedings by suing the president.

Rand Paul’s Pitch to Black Voters

Can small-government conservatives find common ground with the socially disadvantaged?

House Republicans Prepare Vote for Next Week on Border Package

McCarthy, Scalise face first big leadership test.

On Balancing Career and Family as a Woman of Color

On balancing career and family as a woman of color.

5 Women Who Shape Education Policy

Nina Rees implemented much of President Bush's No Child Left Behind Act while Carmel Martin oversaw Race to the Top grant applications.

5 Women Who Shape Defense Policy

Christine Wormuthtime at the Pentagon dates back to the Clinton administration and Deborah Lee James became the second woman to lead the Air Force.

5 Women Who Shape Tech Policy

Just over a year into her tenure as FTC chief, Edith Ramirez has given the agency a renewed focus on consumer-privacy protection.

5 Women Who Shape Health Care Policy

Sylvia Mathews Burwell is guiding the Affordable Care Act into its second year while Karen Ignagni is the health insurance industry's top representative in Washington.

A Capitalist Argument for Clean Energy

"It's not just a story about clean energy. It's a story about cheaper, cleaner energy, and that has much broader appeal." 

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Obama Meets With Central American Leaders, Proposes New Refugee-Screening Program

The president suggests migrants could be screened for asylum in their home countries and pushes Congress to act on the border crisis.

The CIA Fears the Internet of Things

The battleground of tomorrow is everywhere at once. 

Congressman Suggests Issa Install Pool to Root Out Suspected Witches

Democrat Tony Cardenas trolls Darrell Issa in calling for a "Senator Joseph R. McCarthy Memorial Truth Pond."

House Ethics Panel Confirms Investigations of Rush, Whitfield

The committee has until November to decide whether to dismiss separate complaints against the two lawmakers, or investigate further.

The Government Is Cracking Down on School Bake Sales

States are trying to circumvent federal nutrition standards that would limit sugary foods at school fundraisers.

Undocumented Immigrants at the Texas Border

U.S. law enforcement tries to cope with an influx of unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in Latin America.

A Bill to Legalize Cell-Phone Unlocking Is Heading to Obama's Desk

Lawmakers stripped out language that would have banned bulk unlocking.

Rand Paul's Quiet Weed Overture

He's carving out marijuana policy as an area of leadership, and that has some activists very, very excited.

Obama Aide Tweaks GOP on Impeachment

Dan Pfeiffer, a senior adviser to the president, says Boehner "opened the door" to impeachment proceedings by suing the president.

Rand Paul’s Pitch to Black Voters

Can small-government conservatives find common ground with the socially disadvantaged?

House Republicans Prepare Vote for Next Week on Border Package

McCarthy, Scalise face first big leadership test.

Blocking the Vote

A big country has big problems—but the systematic failure of congressional leadership is making them impossible to tackle. 

Obama and Netanyahu Have Put Aside Their 'Dysfunction.' For Now.

The U.S. president and the Israeli prime minister have never liked each other. But they've managed to work unusually well together during the crisis in Gaza.

Cable Companies: Google Threatens Net Neutrality, Not Us

Internet service providers are urging the FCC to regulate popular websites.

What Would the National Guard Actually Do at the Border?

Texas is sending Guard troops to the border, and the White House is mulling its options. But plenty of questions remain.

Congress Shies Away From Telling Obama What to Do on Iran

An AIPAC-approved letter isn't gathering enough signatures to send a message to the president.

House GOP and Some Democrats Preparing to Slam Obama for Bergdahl Swap

House Armed Services will mark up a resolution Tuesday condemning the president for negotiating with terrorists.

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