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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
They said containment will never, ever, ever, ever be our policy. We woke up one day, and Pakistan had nuclear weapons -- if that would have been our policy with Pakistan, we would have been at war with Pakistan.
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5 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
The Walgreen Co. drugstore chain got its start nearly a century ago in downstate Dixon, Ill., before moving its corporate headquarters to Chicago and eventually to north suburban Deerfield, Ill.
9 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
The impending departure of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is bringing forth a kind of shrug from her fellow Americans.
He's a no-nonsense public servant who has battled white-collar crime and rooted out corruption.
A federal judge Tuesday upheld the corruption conviction of Arkansas' former treasurer, saying prosecutors proved she illegally influenced interstate commerce and rejecting her argument that the case against her should have been heard by state authorities.
At the recent annual convention of Al Sharpton's National Action Network, President Obama said his political opponents are "pass[ing] laws to make it harder, not easier, to vote."
A wave of efforts to raise the minimum wage at the state and local level will run through November, when voters in eight states could consider ballot measures to raise hourly rates higher than the current $7.25 federal rate.
An alderman, who first told FOX 32 News about his city income tax proposal two weeks ago, offered new details Monday and won praise from the Chicago Teachers Union.
"What we are learning," the Illinois Democrat said in an interview, "is that the cost of war goes way beyond the end of conflict."
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA, spoke to students in Politics Prof. Larry Sabato's "Introduction to American Politics" class Monday - the last public official to speak in one of Sabato's introductory classes after 35 years of teaching.
A few weeks ago, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner received a phone call from someone in Utah whom he'd never met.
Quinn spoke in Chicago on Monday in the first of four planned appearances around the state to urge people to take advantage of "Welcome Home Illinois" that offers homebuyers $7,500 for a down payment and interest rates as low as 3.75 percent for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.
Senators in both parties have said arms for Ukraine should be on the table as that country faces down a threat from Russian President Vladimir Putin, but President Barack Obama has no plans to go there.
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I 've visited North and South Florida and North and Central New Mexico in recent days, and the political temperature 10 days before the Presidential election is elevated by the teeter-totter of global recession.
This is how it starts, this elaborate electoral dance with the country's voters.