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Nora Kelly Nora Kelly is a staff correspondent at National Journal. She previously worked at Science and Philadelphia magazine. Nora attended the University of Delaware and served as the executive editor of The Review, the independent student newspaper. She is a native of New Jersey.
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The U.S. Military Is Charging Bowe Bergdahl With Desertion

March 25, 2015 Bowe Bergdahl, an American soldier held captive by the Taliban for five years after leaving his post in Afghanistan, has been charged by the U.S. military for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, less than a year after a controversial prisoner swap brought him home to the U.S. Daniel King,...

Biden: House GOP Budget Would Eliminate Programs for Female Victims of Violence

March 20, 2015 Vice President Joe Biden, who has used his public platform to advocate for domestic-violence awareness since the 1970s, called out House Republicans on Friday for their recently released budget plan that he says will cut significant funding from programs that combat violence against women. After discussing the Affordable Care Act's...

John Boehner's GOP Budget Presser Turned Into One About Benghazi

March 17, 2015 House Speaker John Boehner appeared Tuesday morning at a press conference ostensibly to discuss details about the new House GOP budget blueprint. But after giving just a few quick notes on the fiscal 2016 proposed budget, Boehner shifted to Benghazi and the recent controversy over former Secretary of State Hillary...

The Irish Prime Minister Is Here and He Won’t Stop Talking About U.S. Immigration Reform.

March 17, 2015 After an immigration-reform bill met its end in the last Congress, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said he'd work at the "highest political levels" to encourage a solution for the tens of thousands of undocumented Irish living in the United States. This past November, when President Obama moved to protect...

Democrats and Republicans Agree: The Secret Service Is Not Working

March 17, 2015 Secret Service director Joe Clancy is on the Hill Tuesday to discuss his agency's budget request for 2016, but lawmakers want to talk about the agency's security lapses and troubling company culture. "This is the last in a long line of episodes somewhat similar—drinking, carousing, on and off duty—that this...

The Four States the Supreme Court Wants to Hear From on Gay Marriage

March 5, 2015 In what's bound to be a "blockbuster" year for the Supreme Court—just look at the current Obamacare brawl—the justices have set a date to start hearing arguments on state gay-marriage bans. The court announced Thursday it will hear oral arguments on April 28 on whether states can ban gay marriage...

Samantha Power: U.S.-Israel Partnership 'Transcends Politics and It Always Will'

March 2, 2015 In a speech Monday at the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Samantha Power aimed to alleviate tensions over the United States' commitment to Israel during its nuclear negotiations with Iran. "Talks, no talks; agreement, no agreement—the United States will take whatever steps are necessary to protect...