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Eric Fehrnstrom, spokesman for Mitt Romney, and David Axelrod, one of President Obama's closest advisers, spar over health care.
Donald Trump, the billionaire real-estate mogul, will headline the Iowa Republican Party's Lincoln Day Dinner in June, raising expectations that he might run for president.
The top political stories in The Times and on the Web, as well as a look at what's happening in Washington.
The Republican hopefuls for president in 2012 weigh what to say about President Obama's policies in Libya and around the world.
The House Speaker, John Boehner, and Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, promise to continue pursuing "full repeal" of President Obama's health-care law.
Members from both parties say President Obama did not consult with Congress as he should have before involving the United States in military action against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.
The governor, a possible Republican presidential candidate, is locked in a legal battle with I.B.M.
Some sightseeing is rearranged to bring the president and his family back to Washington a couple of hours earlier than originally planned.
Seventy percent of both Democrats and Republicans approve of the American-led strikes against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's forces, according to the latest nationwide CBS News poll.
"I support family planning and health services for women," said Senator Scott Brown. "Given our severe budget problems, I don't believe any area of the budget is completely immune from cuts. However, the proposal to eliminate all funding for family planning goes too far."
The Media Access Project, a public interest group, asks the Federal Communications Commission to require fuller disclosure of who pays for political advertising.
The wife of Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court will be a special correspondent for the news Web site run by Tucker Carlson.
The scandal in Missouri over Senator Claire McCaskill's private plane is the kind of unforced error that could come back to haunt Democrats in the days after the 2012 election.
The latest political news from today's Times, around the Web and happenings in Washington.
His official entrance into the race will force a new discipline on his campaign staff.
The decision could put the Obama administration in the uncomfortable position of having to argue in support of broad executive authority to conduct surveillance operations.
Senator Claire McCaskill, Democrat of Missouri, admitted Monday that she had failed to pay nearly $290,000 in property taxes on a private charter plane in which she has an ownership stake.
John Harwood and Mark Landler discuss President Obama and the allied strikes in Libya.
The Democratic leader "was not feeling well" Monday after flights to Afghanistan and Italy, but she was soon back to work -- and back on Twitter.
Mr. Pawlenty is scheduled to make the announcement at 3 p.m. Eastern on his Facebook page, according to two sources close to his campaign.