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Supreme Court not friendly to rights groups

Civil rights advocates took extraordinary steps over the last three months to persuade the city of St. Paul, Minn., to withdraw a fair-housing case...

Ex-CIA officer gave secrets to reporter

A former CIA officer was arrested on Thursday on charges of illegally disclosing national defense information about Iran to a New York Times reporter...

Ensign off the hook on payoffs to mistress

The Federal Election Commission has dismissed a complaint against Sen. John Ensign over a $96,000 payment his parents made to his former mistress and...

Supreme Court rejects request to lift military gay ban

The Supreme Court on Friday denied a request to lift the Pentagon's ban that prevents openly gay men and women from serving in the...

‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ a sticky issue for Democrats

At a time when President Barack Obama is trying to rally his political base, his administration is fighting to temporarily preserve the ban on...

While politicians debate, judge acts on ‘don’t ask don’t tell’

A federal judge's ruling that the military must stop its "don't ask, don't tell" policy comes amid conflicting concerns of gays who think the...

Foreclosure fury: Obama sends bill back to Congress

President Barack Obama killed proposed legislation on Thursday that struck at the heart of growing political rage over how banks have moved to evict...

‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ ruled unconstitutional

A federal judge said she will issue an order to halt the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, after she declared the ban on...

Oil spill drenches Obama’s approval rating

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill piled pressure on Barack Obama on Thursday as the hurricane season closed in and voters angry at his...

Congressman urges feds to fight Arizona’s Gestapo immigration law

An Arizona congressman urged the Obama administration not to cooperate when illegal immigrants are picked up by local police if a tough new state...