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Obama fundraiser charged in sexual abuse case

A prominent supporter of President Barack Obama and co-founder of the Human Rights Campaign was arrested last week on charges of sodomy and sexual abuse ...

November 23 CNN POLITICS

Marion S. Barry Jr., Former Mayor of Washington, Dies at 78

Mr. Barry was a flamboyant and polarizing mayor of the nation’s capital who went to prison on cocaine charges, then recaptured City Hall in one of the most ...

November 23 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Turmoil Over Immigration Status? California Has Lived It for Decades

President Obama’s executive action on immigration was almost anticlimactic to many people in California.

November 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Agency that few Americans use draws controversy

For a federal agency that few Americans have ever heard of and almost none will ever use, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) sure can gin up some ...

November 22 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

White House extends U.S. combat role in Afghanistan into 2015

In a policy shift, President Barack Obama has decided to extend the combat role of U.S. forces in Afghanistan into 2015, allowing troops to keep fighting the ...

November 22 CNN POLITICS

G.O.P.-Led Benghazi Panel Bolsters Administration

The House Intelligence Committee has joined previous panels in rejecting the most damning accusations about the handling of the 2012 attacks on American ...

November 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Texas Approves Disputed History Texts for Schools

Texas’ State Board of Education has approved new history textbooks, capping months of outcry over lessons that some academics say exaggerate the influence of ...

November 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Missouri Governor, Trying to Keep Balance on Ferguson, Finds It’s Easy to Slip

Caught between polar opposite viewpoints, Gov. Jay Nixon has faced withering criticism over his handling of the crisis that followed the shooting of an unarmed ...

November 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

A Deep 2016 Republican Presidential Field Reflects Party Divisions

With more than a dozen potential candidates and a fast start to the 2016 campaign, the party appears headed to an unusual free-for-all.

November 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage

Forces both inside and outside the traditional labor movement united to campaign for a higher minimum wage for hotel workers in Los Angeles.

November 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS