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Big Business ‘Strongly Opposed’ to Net Neutrality Rules

The biggest business lobby group in the United States is not happy that President Obama is pressuring the Federal Communications Commission to impose stricter rules on broadband providers.

First Draft Focus: Veterans Day

Wilma Burris visited the grave of her husband, David Graham Burris, at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday, which was Veterans Day. Mr. Burris served in the Army in the Persian Gulf and died on Aug. 3, 2010.

Reporters Barred From Alito Speech? Just ‘a Small Mix-Up’

Reporters were surprised on Tuesday morning when the Federalist Society, a conservative legal group, announced that the news media would be barred from an appearance by Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. at its annual gala black-tie dinner...

A Well-Timed Book Tour for Rubio

Senator Marco Rubio is not sure if he will run for president, but he is planning a national book tour that just happens to coincide with the start of the presidential election cycle.

From The Upshot: Why Democrats Should Cut Taxes

The lack of income growth has become a defining national issue and is hurting Democrats.

On This Day: An Armistice Is Signed

On this day in 1918 an armistice was signed ending World War I hostilities.

First Draft Focus: Look Who’s Talking

President Obama and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia discussed Iran, Syria and Ukraine during three brief conversations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit meeting.

Today in Politics

A partisan fight over Internet regulations is brewing.

Brokaw, Sondheim, Streep, Wonder: All Stars of Freedom

The White House announced the 19 recipients of this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Lower Projections for Health Law

Enrollment for health insurance purchased through the Affordable Care Act's exchanges is not expected to be as robust next year as previously projected.

Leahy Sees Easy Road for Attorney General Pick, Now or Later

Senator Patrick J. Leahy said he believes Loretta E. Lynch, President Obama's choice for attorney general, should be confirmed easily no matter when the Senate votes.

Democrats’ Own Demographic Problem: Few Younger Leaders

Not only did Democrats lose seats in the House, the Senate and several governor's mansions last week, but they also aren't getting any younger.

Verbatim: Nothing Can Come Between Them

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. spoke quickly on his relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel during remarks to the Jewish Federation.

Obama Says Internet Service Should Be Treated as a Utility

President Obama released a statement today arguing that the Federal Communications Commission should "reclassify" broadband Internet access as a telecommunications service, which would effectively give the federal government the authority to protect "net neutrality."

First Draft Focus: Obama in China

President Obama and other leaders wore silk robes before a welcome banquet at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit meeting in Beijing on Monday.

Today in Politics

Will Democrats take advantage of a Senate majority while they still have it?

What We’re Watching: Sunday Shows

Republicans swept in the midterm elections and the Sunday shows will showcase several newcomers to Congress.

Founder of Anti-Money ‘Super PAC’ Defends Its Poor Showing

Mayday PAC, started this spring as the "super PAC to end all super PACs," wasn't the biggest group of its kind to have a disappointing Election Day, but it might be the one that gets the most attention for its failures.

Ed Gillespie, Republican Challenger for Senate in Virginia, Concedes

Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate for Senate in Virginia, said the the gap of 16,700 votes was too great to make up in a recount.

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