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Office Space Turf Wars On Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — Rep.-elect Bob Gibbs was trying to get this straight: There’s a public women’s bathroom in the middle of a congressman’s office suite? And in the building next door,…

Joe Miller Vote Count Challenge: Judge Temporarily Halts Certification Of Murkowski Win

JUNEAU, Alaska — An Alaska federal judge ruled Friday that Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller’s challenge to the counting of write-in ballots raises “serious” legal issues but is a matter…

Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points [147] — Democrats Fighting The Good Fight

Well, I don’t know about anyone else, but I thought that was a pretty good week for Democrats. Maybe it’s just the subject matter I’ve been tackling this week, that…

Economic turmoil trumps NATO

European leaders are far more focused on the international financial crisis than on the summit. Read the full story.…

Aaron Greenspan: Just Say No To X-Rays

In late August, I flew back to my home on the west coast on a Southwest Airlines flight from Boston’s Logan International Airport. Before boarding, I encountered a backscatter X-ray…

GOP govs: Follow us on budget cuts

They see a unique opportunity to respond to the public anger over the rise in federal spending. Read the full story.…

Senior Federal Judge Pleads Guilty To 2 Drug Charges In Shocking Case

ATLANTA — A veteran federal judge who was arrested on charges that he bought and used drugs with a stripper pleaded guilty Friday to two-drug related charges, including a felony…

Art Levine: Labor Pushing Backbone Implant for Wavering Dems on Taxes, Social Security, Deficits

The White House and Democrats have been sending mixed signals (at best) on whether they’re willing to fight against extending tax cuts for the rich and, except for some House…

Obama Says NATO Leaders Back Him On Nuke Treaty

LISBON, Portugal — President Barack Obama said he got a clear message from NATO leaders Friday on the stalled nuclear treaty with Russia: It would strengthen alliances and increase European…

Kenneth Roth: Post Ghailani Verdict, Federal Trials Still Make Sense

Many critics have pounced on the recent verdict against Ahmed Ghailani as a blow to the Obama administration’s plans to prosecute the 9/11 defendants in civilian court. They have it…