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Walker Steps Back From Evolution ‘Punt’

Gov. Scott Walker, in London, was forced to elaborate on his views about evolution after his decision to "punt" on the question turned into a trans-Atlantic stumble.

Reid Offended by Boehner’s Language

Speaker John A. Boehner went to great lengths to get across his message on funding the Department of Homeland Security, urging Senate Democrats to "get off their ass and do something."

First Draft Focus: Obama Between Speeches

President Obama made his way from one speech to the other in Washington on Wednesday.

Scott Walker, Traveling Abroad, Avoids Foreign Policy

In a long question and answer session hosted by the Chatham House, foreign policy was the only topic Gov. Scott Walker considered off limits.

Newsom Wastes No Time in Run for California Governor

The election might be four years away, but the race to be the next governor of California is already underway.

A Visitor From London

Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, met with Hillary Rodham Clinton this morning.

Verbatim: Boehner and the New ‘Party of No’

Speaker John A. Boehner lashed out at Senate Democrats over the vote to fund the Department of Homeland Security in the Senate.

About Last Night: Jon Stewart, Signing Off

It appeared to be business as usual for Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show, on Tuesday night. He was gabbing with David Axelrod about his new book and President Obama's frustrations with Congress and the media.

Today in Politics

Congressional leaders warn that the White House will have to make a concerted push for the passage of a resolution that would authorize military force -- and to win over the public.

Bush’s 2016 Tech Officer Ousted Over Offensive Remarks

Jeb Bush's tech guru is dismissed over insensitive racial and sexual remarks.

On This Day: Senator Obama Makes It Official

The pace of political maneuvering for 2016 might seem like it is moving faster than a speeding campaign bus, but this cycle has nothing on President Obama's first run for the White House.

Netanyahu Uses Twitter to Defend Speech to Congress

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel defended his decision to address a joint meeting of Congress next month.

From The Upshot: The Fed, a Beacon of Openness

It’s back, with a new campaign from Senator Rand Paul (whose father led the earlier version) to push for a bill to do just that in a now-Republican-led Congress.

Amid Debate on ISIS War Bill, a Democrat Proposes Peace

With President Obama and congressional leaders negotiating the terms of a new war resolution to counter the Islamic State, a key anti-war Democrat is pushing what amounts to a peace bill.

Obama Had Statement to Read if Terror Halted Inauguration

Rahm Emanuel instructed David Axelrod to draft a statement that could be read in place of an inauguration address if an attack turned out to be imminent.

Ashton Carter Approved by Senate Armed Services Committee

The Senate Armed Services Committee voted in a unanimous, bipartisan 25-0 vote to support the confirmation of Ashton B. Carter as the next Secretary of Defense.

Today in Politics

Talk of 2016 grows louder as fractures appear in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s coalition, Jeb Bush’s new tech chief has Twitter troubles, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida snags a coveted aide, and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey woos residents of a Des Moines suburb.

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