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Intruder Made It Through White House Doors, Secret Service Says

Secret Service officials said a Texas man was arrested after he scaled the White House fence and went through the North Portico doors on Friday night.

1:28 AM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

At U.N., Kerry Thanks Other Nations for Their Support in Fighting Islamic State

In drumming up support in the fight against a terrorist group, the secretary of state suggested that Iran had a role to play.

September 19 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Rowland, Ex-Connecticut Governor, Is Convicted in Campaign Finance Case

Prosecutors had accused John G. Rowland of obstructing justice, falsifying documents and committing other violations of campaign finance laws.

September 19 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

U.S. Hopes Face-Saving Plan Offers a Path to a Nuclear Pact With Iran

Before the opening of the United Nations General Assembly, negotiators have discussed a plan to remove the pipes that connect Iran’s nuclear centrifuges.

September 19 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Democrats Pin Senate Hopes on a Kansan

The Senate race in Kansas has become the most scrutinized contest in the country, with Republicans scrambling to protect the incumbent and Democrats putting ...

September 19 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Republicans Switch Firm Handling Obama Suit

A lawyer withdrew from the case, reportedly under pressure from colleagues concerned about its political aspects.

September 19 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Name Brand: ‘Redskins’ Doomed Debate: Pizza Edition

A pizza chain in Washington offers a ‘Redskins’ sale. Six hours later, it apologizes.

September 19 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Midterm Calculus: In Senate Battle, the Wild Cards Become Alaska and Kansas

The two states would probably decide the election if it were held today, and they pose unusual challenges for election forecasters.

September 19 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Playing Politics Over the Kansas Senate Ballot?

Linda Killian: The back-and-forth over the Senate candidate names on the Kansas ballot illustrates why voter registration and election administration should be ...

September 19 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

At women's forum, Joe Biden lauds ex-senator known for sex harassment case

At a women's leadership event, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday briefly praised a senator notoriously known for resigning amid sexual harassment allegations.

September 19 CNN POLITICS