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  • Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 7:29 am
    Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats.
  • Obama's Senate allies hope to endorse his trade bill Friday
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 6:56 am
    Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda hope to fend off hostile Senate amendments Friday and send a major trade bill to the House, where another fierce debate awaits.
  • Ex-con who worked for rich family arrested in their deaths
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 6:56 am
    After a multistate manhunt, authorities tracked the suspect in the deaths of a wealthy D.C. family and their housekeeper to a motel parking lot, trailing him and four others through a meandering route before arresting the emotionless ex-convict, officials said.
  • US consumer prices up a slight 0.1 percent in April
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 6:29 am
    U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April for the third straight month, suggesting that an improving economy could be setting the stage for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates later this year.
  • Longtime Clinton adviser sent flood of emails on Benghazi
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 4:28 am
    Longtime Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal had been blocked from working for Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department by wary White House officials. But that didn't cut his direct line to Clinton on one of the most sensitive matters of her tenure at the agency.
  • Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 12:32 am
    As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Rodham Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husband's presidential library, recently released Clinton-era documents show.
  • Sen. Cantwell turns Senate divisions on trade to advantage
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 12:28 am
    President Barack Obama's trade bill faced a crucial test vote in the Senate, and Washington state Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell saw an opportunity.
  • Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 12:28 am
    As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Rodham Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husband's presidential library, recently released Clinton-era documents show.
  • Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 12:28 am
    The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now before the Senate, in what is increasingly looking like a game of legislative chicken.
  • Obama to address anti-Semitism at Jewish congregation
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 12:24 am
    President Barack Obama is addressing one of the largest Jewish congregations in Washington to highlight efforts to combat anti-Semitism, a problem he says has created an intimidating environment worldwide for Jewish families.
  • Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested
    Associated Press | May 21, 2015 10:28 pm
    An ex-convict accused in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper was arrested Thursday, a week after authorities said the family was killed and their mansion was set on fire.
  • Watchdog report examines FBI's use of Patriot Act authority
    Associated Press | May 21, 2015 7:08 pm
    The FBI has broadened the scope of records it seeks under a section of the Patriot Act that permits agents to gather wide-ranging materials during national security investigations, and also took too long to create procedures for the handling of certain nonpublic information it collects, according to a watchdog report issued Thursday as Congress weighs the future of government surveillance authority.
  • Clinton speeches raised at least $12 million for foundation
    Associated Press | May 21, 2015 5:52 pm
    The Clinton Foundation said Thursday that Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton have raised at least $12 million to support the family's philanthropy since 2002 by delivering paid speeches to an assortment of corporations, universities and foreign entities.
  • Clinton's Benghazi emails show correspondence with adviser
    Associated Press | May 21, 2015 5:41 pm
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received monthly missives about the growing unrest in Libya from a longtime friend who was previously barred by the White House from working for her as a government employee, according to emails received on her personal account.
  • Jeb Bush shifts style, critiques brother's budget management
    Associated Press | May 21, 2015 5:28 pm
    Only a few days after saying he wouldn't "go out of my way" to point out what he saw as mistakes made by his brother, Jeb Bush did just that Thursday, criticizing former President George W. Bush's record on the federal budget.
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