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Vulnerability in the intelligence community, Rick Perry tries to lure gun makers to Texas, and more recommended reading from around the web.
Democratic Rep. Edward Markey;s lead over Republican Gabriel Gomez in the special Senate race in Massachusetts is narrowing, according to a new Suffolk University political poll.
Edward Snowden, who leaked secret National Security Agency information about U.S. surveillance programs, has provoked strong reactions.
By Rubina Madan Fillion became the latest high-profile American politician to join Twitter on Monday. Within hours of her first tweet, Mrs. Clinton (@HillaryClinton) had more than 80,000 followers. Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, joined the social network in April after he first discussed it on “The Colbert Report.” Both Mr. Clinton and their daughter, [...]
Here is a list of terms discussed in the debate over the NSA's data-collection program as well as a who's who of the players involved.
A look at the government's data dragnet, Iran's presidential debate, and more recommended reading from around the web.
A Republican senator said Sunday that he plans to assemble a class action lawsuit against the federal government over a national security program that collects phone call data, saying he hopes the matter winds up before the Supreme Court.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chairwoman of the Senate intelligence committee and a supporter of the data-gathering efforts, argued Sunday that numerous counterterrorism operations show the effectiveness of the NSA programs. She just can’t talk about most of them.
The leaders of the U.S. and China reached a deal on reducing emissions of a potent short-term greenhouse gas.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, a Republican from New Hampshire, endorsed legislation to overhaul to immigration laws, offering a boost to the bill’s prospects as it moves to the Senate floor this week.
Senate intelligence committee chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.), said she was open at least to public hearings on the data-gathering efforts, though she reaffirmed her support for the program.
The government data-gathering controversy is set to feature strongly in Sunday's talk shows, as is the still-simmering Internal Revenue Service scandal, which saw more congressional hearings in the past week. Here is the lineup of planned guests.
The Internal Revenue Service named a new acting official in the unit that is at the center of a controversy over targeting of tea party groups.
Can the immigration overhaul break through the traditional blue/red divide of American politics? A recent WSJ/NBC poll suggests yes, writes Dante Chinni -- but it depends on how you ask the question.
Rep. John Dingell became the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history Friday, and in an interview reflected on major legislative achievements and the changes in Washington over his nearly six decades in the House.
Here is the transcript of President Obama's remarks on the NSA data-collection controversy, provided by Federal News Service.
President Barack Obama defended the country's secret intelligence gathering efforts at an appearance in California, the first time he has commented on the matter.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues to enjoy strong marks from the American public, but the lingering headlines over the Benghazi, Libya, attack have started to take a toll, a new poll finds.
The White House on Friday said May’s job numbers are “further confirmation” that the economy is continuing to heal while urging Congress to replace that across-the-board spending cuts with measures that will grow the middle class.
Lessons of the euro crisis, a look at the erosion of civil liberties, and more recommended reading from around the web.