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Canada and U.S. to sign border, security deal: report

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada and the United States are working on a new security and trade deal that would allow people and goods to flow more easily between the two major trading partners, the National Post said on Wednesday. Read more

Senate removes Louisiana judge from office

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to convict Federal District Court Judge G. Thomas Porteous of impeachment charges and remove him from the bench, the first such action in 21 years. Read more

Gates says Afghanistan strategy on right track

KABUL (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday he was convinced the war in Afghanistan was on the right track as he toured the country to assess Washington’s strategy for reversing the Taliban’s momentum. Read more

Capehart: Love Obama’s smack at the ‘sanctimonious’ left

As someone who frequently catches more hell from liberal Democrats than from conservative Republicans, I am completely sympathetic to President Obama’s exasperation at the “sanctimonious” folks in his party who cling to “unrealistic” “purist position[s].” He was at his best yesterday when he push… Read more…