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Rick Perry’s Lawyers to Seek Dismissal of Charges

Lawyers for the Texas governor, who is accused of two felonies stemming from a veto of funds for a special prosecution unit, said the charges were shaky and ...

August 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Why Obama Must Sharpen His Strategy Against Islamic Militants

Peter Wehner: The big question now is whether President Obama has fundamentally altered his strategy for dealing with Islamic militants.

August 22 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Were Rick Perry’s Islamic State border-threat comments alarmist?

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Thursday talked about a “very real possibility” that Islamic State extremists may have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border, though he ...

August 22 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

The Battle Over the Health Law’s Contraception Mandate –Timeline

Here's a timeline of major events in the battle over the health law's contraception-coverage requirements.

August 22 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Administration offers path around Hobby Lobby decision

Rule would provide access to birth control employers won't provide for religious reasons.         

August 22 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Mexico Dismisses Perry Claim Islamic State Could Have Crossed U.S. Border

The Mexican embassy in Washington Friday dismissed Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s claim that “there’s a very real possibility” extremists from the Islamic State have ...

August 22 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Administration to Propose New Health Rules Addressing Religious Objections

The Obama administration on Friday plans to offer compromises intended to address objections by some nonprofit groups and private companies to providing ...

August 22 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Dempsey: Defeating Islamic State requires strikes in Syria

Rear Adm. John Kirby declined to comment on whether the Pentagon was planning action in Syria.         

August 22 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Former Va. governor back on stand for 3rd day

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says businessman Jonnie Williams never asked him for anything but to call Williams' father on his 80th birthday.         

August 22 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Iraq, Immigration and 2016

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is thinking about running for president in 2016, but he’s not yet laying out a grand idea of why he should get a promotion to the White ...

August 22 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)