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The latest political news from The Times and around the Web, as well as a look at what's happening this weekend in Washington.
The address, at National Defense University, will be the president's first formal explanation of the mission.
Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa said that only two or three of the potential Republican presidential hopefuls would be qualified to hold the highest office in the land.
Eric Lichtblau takes questions from readers on how the calamity in Japan will affect the future of nuclear energy in the United States.
Mitt Romney told donors he would raise $50 million during the first fundraising quarter after he declares for president.
Representative Connie Mack, Republican of Florida, upended political expectations and announced Friday that he would not be challenging Senator Ben Nelson, a Democrat, in 2012.
How would a Michele Bachmann presidential candidacy affect her rivals, establishment Republicans, the Tea Party and President Obama?
The allies struggle to agree on an endgame in Libya, while President Obama handles criticism at home.
Doug Hampton, the former senior aide to Senator John Ensign, Republican of Nevada, was indicted on Thursday for violating a one-year lobbying ban.
Ten former leaders of the President's Council of Economic Advisers have written an op-ed column urging Congress and President Obama to take up the proposals offered by a bipartisan deficit commission.
Charles E. Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand joined a growing list of celebrities and public officials on Thursday by appearing in a series of video ads supporting same-sex marriage.
The former governor of Massachusetts is expected to meet many wealthy donors in New York City on Thursday as he prepares a fund-raising network in advance of a presidential run.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Thursday poked fun at a new Web site launched by Crossroads GPS.
This year's first debate for Republican presidential candidates is scheduled for May 2, but it's not clear who will show up.
The latest political news from today's Times and around the Web, as well as a look at what's happening today in Washington.
Mr. Gingrich, a likely presidential candidate in 2012, has changed his tune on Libya.
Megan Liberman and Brian Stelter discuss Tim Pawlenty's use of Web video and what it means for the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign.
Crossroads GPS, a group founded by Karl Rove to help finance conservative candidates and messages, has established a Web site aimed at collecting the unfulfilled Freedom of Information requests made of President Obama's government.
A Times staff photographer has a personal video essay of his trip to Brazil with President Obama.
Top Senate Democrats say President Obama would win bipartisan backing if Congress votes on the military intervention against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.