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Could Ebola become Obama's Katrina?

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders whether the current "crisis" around Ebola will have a similar impact on President Barack Obama as the Hurricane ...

2:00 AM ET FEDERAL NEWS RADIO

Frank Mankiewicz, Press Secretary to Robert F. Kennedy, Dies at 90

After growing up amid Hollywood royalty, Mr. Mankiewicz became a writer and Democratic strategist who drew the sad task of announcing Mr. Kennedy’s death in ...

12:19 AM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Rick S. Piltz, Firebrand on Climate, Dies at 71

Mr. Piltz, a climate policy analyst, resigned from the administration of George W. Bush in 2005, accusing it of distorting scientific findings for political ...

October 23 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

In Senator’s Case, Defining ‘Embezzlement’

In seeking a dismissal of two of the 10 counts against State Senator John L. Sampson, his lawyers did not argue on Thursday that he did not embezzle from the ...

October 23 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

A Plan to Cut Costs and Crime: Curb Bias Against Ex-Convicts

Cities and states are approving laws that forbid criminal-history questions on most job applications, part of an effort to ease ex-offenders’ re-entry into ...

October 23 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Robust Reponse to ISIS Appears Far Off for Iraqis

Despite increasing assistance from the United States, Iraq’s ability to mount a sustained counteroffensive to retake territory seized by the Islamic State is ...

October 23 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

U.S. Is Investigating Report That Islamic State Used Chlorine Gas

American officials said they were examining a report that 11 police officers were sickened after a bomb dispersed chlorine gas last month near Balad, north of ...

October 23 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

In Connecticut Governor’s Race, Malloy Finds Footing in Debates

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has found a rhythm in a rambunctious series of debates against his Republican challenger, Thomas C. Foley, that has otherwise eluded him ...

October 23 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

About New York: Despite de Blasio’s Promise, Marijuana Arrests Persist in New York

A report showed that misdemeanor arrests for marijuana possession were about as frequent as last year, and that many involved “openly displaying” minuscule ...

October 23 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Another Twist in Drama Of Clintons and Cuomos

Considered cordial but not close, the Clintons and the Cuomos have forged alliances when it has suited them. But the relationship has not been without ...

October 23 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS