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  • Afghan Pullout Plan Raising Fears

    Afghan Pullout Plan Raising Fears

    Afghanistan's disputed election and Iraq's unraveling are giving members of Congress and U.S. allies in the region reason to think President Barack Obama should rethink his decision to withdraw virtually all Americans troops from Afghanistan by the...

  • Obama's Foreign Crises Get More Challenging

    Obama s Foreign Crises Get More Challenging

    Surveying a dizzying array of international crises, President Barack Obama stated the obvious: "We live in a complex world and at a challenging time."

  • Texas Governor Perry Back In Iowa to Court Voters

    Texas Governor Perry Back In Iowa to Court Voters

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who delivered him a stinging caucus loss when he ran for president two years ago.

  • Votes in Congress

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    The Senate on Thursday passed, 93-4, a bipartisan bill renewing through calendar 2021 a post-9/11 program of taxpayer backing to help the property and casualty insurance industry. A yes vote was to pass the bill.

  • Judge Overturns Florida Law Affecting Write-In Candidates

    A Florida judge is overturning a law that requires write-in candidates running for the Legislature to live in their districts at the time of qualifying.

  • Florida's Juvenile Sentencing Law Under Scrutiny

    The Florida Supreme Court has asked attorneys how a new state law might affect cases dealing with inmates who were sentenced to long prison terms for committing murders or other major crimes when they were juveniles.

  • Kids Enjoy ‘State Dinner' at White House

    Kids Enjoy   8216 State Dinner  at White House

    The White House band played gentle cocktail music as the guests arrived. The East Room's crystal chandeliers glittered over the neat table settings surrounded by the room's signature gold curtains.

  • Obama Opens East Coast Of U.S. To Oil Exploration

    Obama Opens East Coast Of U S  To Oil Exploration

    The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor.

  • Judge Lets Tea Party Lawsuit Advance

    A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit by 10 tea party groups to move forward against the Internal Revenue Service, rejecting a request by the federal government to dismiss all the allegations that the agency subjected conservative groups to...

  • Documents Reveal Talk On Iraq and Bin Laden

    Documents Reveal Talk On Iraq and Bin Laden

    President Bill Clinton's advisers carefully considered how to explain the president's military action against Iraq in 1998 as the House was debating his impeachment, according to records from the Clinton White House that were released Friday.

  • Gov. Scott Rejects Some of Bar's JNC Picks

    Gov. Rick Scott this week rejected lists of candidates offered by The Florida Bar for seats on two judicial nominating commissions.

  • Ross Bill Would Allow Polygraphs When Jobs Involve Children

    U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Lakeland, has filed a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives he says would help protect children from potential predators.

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