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Gates Skeptical of ‘Don’t Ask , Don’t Tell’ Repeal This Year

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on Monday cast doubt about a Senate vote this year to allow gay men and women to serve openly in the armed forces. Read more……

Rodriguez: Prop 8 case: A success for cameras in the court

Anyone worried about the potential for cameras in the courtroom to create a circus atmosphere should take a peek at the televised hearings in the Prop 8 appeal. (You can…

Federal Eye: Postal workers behaving badly

You ever had one of those days when you want to throw your work in the trash? At least two postal letter carriers did it — and got caught. Read…

Sanford says affair helped him govern

He says the relationship crashed his political stock, freeing him to govern more effectively. Read more……

Dem leaders rip tax deal

Hoyer says they weren’t in on the final deal. Read more……

U.S. Strains to Stop Arms Flow

Officials say they have been frustrated trying to block Syria, Iran and North Korea from selling to militants. Read more……

Comcast merger helps consumers

Opinion: The merger with NBC will bring new and innovative ways of consuming content. Read more……

W.H. open to nukes as ‘clean energy’

The Obama administration looks for common ground with the GOP. Read more……

Judge nixes ‘kill list’ suit

The legal challenge to targeted killing of Americans is dismissed in U.S. district court. Read more……

Tea party favorite may not get chair

Georgia’s Jack Kingston says that GOP leaders haven’t shown strong support for his Approps bid. Read more……