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Gingrich, Dean debate immigration

They trade some good-natured cracks on a host of hot-button issues Tuesday night. Read the rest of the story from Politico.…

Obama says change in Egypt "must begin now"

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama told Hosni Mubarak on Tuesday an orderly transition of power in Egypt “must begin now” in remarks critical of the Egyptian leader’s plan to…

Pakistan safe havens not a "mission-stopper" for U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States can win its nearly 10-year-old war in Afghanistan even if neighboring Pakistan does not shut down militant safe havens on its side of the…

U.S. general "militarily uncomfortable" with Afghan date

LONDON (Reuters) – A senior U.S. military commander said on Tuesday setting a 2014 goal for halting NATO combat operations in Afghanistan weakened the Taliban’s arguments although he was “militarily…

Egypt unrest threatens to spread

The destabilizing tremors of the Egyptian uprising are starting to be felt across the region. Read the rest of the story from Politico.…

Issa, Cummings fight over everything

Disputes over documents, opening statements, even office space stall committee work. Read the rest of the story from Politico.…

Florida governor may stall Obama healthcare law

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) – Florida’s Republican Governor Rick Scott signaled on Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare overhaul may not be implemented in the state as a legal battle…

Senate Republicans push health law repeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans moved on Tuesday to force a U.S. Senate vote to repeal President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul — a day after a federal judge ruled that the…

NY’s Cuomo slashes spending, freezes taxes in budget

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed laying off nearly 10,000 state workers and cutting billions from education and Medicaid as he laid out his first budget…

Obama, Bingaman to talk energy

Barack Obama has summoned Sen. Jeff Bingaman to the White House on Wednesday. Read the rest of the story from Politico.…