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Network outage brings down part of Postal Service

A network outage disrupted some services late Thursday and through Friday at the U.S. Postal Service, including package handling at some local post offices, the agency said. Postal Service email…

Obama goes to Silicon Valley to focus on cybersecurity

Obama goes to Silicon Valley to focus on cybersecurity

Responding to unprecedented data breaches and cyberattacks, President Barack Obama is trying to spark alliances between policymakers who want to regulate the online world and tech innovators who traditionally shun…

Republicans find control more illusion than reality

Republicans find control more illusion than reality

A month into their newfound control of both chambers of Congress, it wasn’t supposed to be like this for Republicans. Instead of advancing a conservative agenda and showing voters they…

Keystone XL debacle: Will Obama, GOP compromise?

Keystone XL debacle: Will Obama, GOP compromise?

A looming veto by President Barack Obama of a Republican-championed bill foreshadows a key question for the White House: whether the president and Republicans can find areas to work together,…

Pressure increases for Oregon governor to resign

Pressure increases for Oregon governor to resign

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is showing no sign of walking away from a decades-long political career, even though he’s been abandoned by most of his party’s leadership amid influence-peddling allegations…

Will Obama’s successor inherit his Mideast problems?

Will Obama’s successor inherit his Mideast problems?

Seeking war power authority for three years, President Barack Obama is setting up the prospect that his successor will become the third American president in a row overseeing U.S. military…

Obama still looking for a supporter of military force

Obama still looking for a supporter of military force

One day after President Barack Obama sent Congress legislation backing the use of military force against Islamic State militants, he’s still searching for his first outright supporter for the measure.…

In 2016, Joe? Joe who?

In 2016, Joe? Joe who?

When Vice President Joe Biden steps off of Air Force Two in Iowa, there will be no shortage of speculation about his political future. It’s Iowa, after all — the…

Hillary Clinton’s aides get into public spat

Hillary Clinton’s aides get into public spat

The ugly public spat was, perhaps, inevitable. With Hillary Rodham Clinton more or less the only game in town for Democratic talent seeking a piece of the 2016 presidential race,…

Obama asks for authority for military force against ISIS

Obama asks for authority for military force against ISIS

President Barack Obama sent Congress legislation Wednesday to authorize military force against Islamic State fighters, asking lawmakers to “show the world we are united in our resolve” to defeat militants…