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Gay Marriage and the Political Psychology of Disgust

Why is it that some react to the LGBT community with the same emotions we use for rotting food? Scientists are starting to figure it out. 

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

EPA Chief Won't Ditch the Waters Rule, But She Is Digging for Answers

Gina McCarthy is reaching out to critics in the farm community and pledging to respond to their concerns.

The One 2014 Primary Highlighting the Democratic Divide

Democrats have mostly avoided high-profile primary fights this year. But the one in Rhode Island highlights the differences across wings of the party.

House GOP Leaders Prepare to Swap Titles—and Office Space

A reminder about the Capitol: "Nothing is more important here to people than real estate. When you're out, you're out."

Republicans Looking for a New Way to Win Over Hispanics

GOP officials are hoping that the party's renewed focus on economic mobility will resonate with immigrant communities.

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.

Newt Gingrich’s Space Nightmare Almost Came True in 2012

A solar flare nearly hit Earth—and fried our electronics.

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.

House Republicans Prepare Vote for Next Week on Border Package

McCarthy, Scalise face first big leadership test.

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Gay Marriage and the Political Psychology of Disgust

Why is it that some react to the LGBT community with the same emotions we use for rotting food? Scientists are starting to figure it out. 

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

EPA Chief Won't Ditch the Waters Rule, But She Is Digging for Answers

Gina McCarthy is reaching out to critics in the farm community and pledging to respond to their concerns.

The One 2014 Primary Highlighting the Democratic Divide

Democrats have mostly avoided high-profile primary fights this year. But the one in Rhode Island highlights the differences across wings of the party.

House GOP Leaders Prepare to Swap Titles—and Office Space

A reminder about the Capitol: "Nothing is more important here to people than real estate. When you're out, you're out."

Republicans Looking for a New Way to Win Over Hispanics

GOP officials are hoping that the party's renewed focus on economic mobility will resonate with immigrant communities.

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.

Newt Gingrich’s Space Nightmare Almost Came True in 2012

A solar flare nearly hit Earth—and fried our electronics.

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.

House Republicans Prepare Vote for Next Week on Border Package

McCarthy, Scalise face first big leadership test.

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