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Lawyers Present Contrasting Motives at Rowland Trial as Jury Begins Deliberations

A defense lawyer for John G. Rowland, the former Connecticut governor, painted his client as the victim of hard-core politics.

September 18 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Listening Post: A White House Position That Stands on a Narrow Definition of War

Far from clarifying the war plan, the White House’s public-relations blitz has muddied several key issues, not least whether the campaign will require American ...

September 18 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Senate approves Obama's Syria plan in funding bill

Resolution is part of a stopgap funding bill to keep the government open until Dec. 11.         

September 18 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

U.S. Faces Tough Struggle on Ground to Oust ISIS

The next phase of the American strategy against the Islamic State has been described as “extraordinarily complex,” and involves training and coordinating ...

September 18 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Congress’s Inaction Could Be Legal Basis for Stronger Executive War Powers

As lawmakers grapple with President Obama’s claim that he already has congressional authorization for airstrikes against the Islamic State, legal specialists ...

September 18 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Rand Paul: Police militarization, war on drugs is 'out of control'

Fresh off his Senate floor speech against arming Syrian rebels, Sen. Rand Paul shifted gears Thursday night to lambast the current state of police ...

September 18 CNN POLITICS

U.S. Goal Is to Make Syrian Rebels Viable

Intelligence agents are laying the groundwork for what they hope will become an effective fighting force of Syrian rebels that will serve as ground troops in ...

September 18 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Judge Accused of Assaulting Wife Is Urged to Resign

In a sign that the outrage about domestic violence in the National Football League has expanded, a federal judge in Alabama faced abrupt and potent pressure to ...

September 18 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Christie: Decision on presidential run will be early 2015

Until then N.J. gov will be traveling out of state more than half the time.         

September 18 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

As Georgia’s Population Changes, Its Politics Begin to Follow

With an emerging population of immigrants who do not or cannot vote, Democrats are trying to increase black turnout and bring back moderate whites.

September 18 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS