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Another 150 Hillary Clinton Emails Had Classified Info, State Dept. Says

The ongoing vetting of Hillary Clinton’s emails for public release has turned up classified information in roughly 150 more messages, the State …

Obama Renamed Mount McKinley. Ohio Isn’t Happy.

There may have been cheer­ing in Alaska when the White House de­clared that the tallest peak in North Amer­ica will re­vert back to its nat­ive name …

How Donald Trump Uses Instagram to Troll Jeb Bush

Eric Garcia<p>Aug. 31, 2015, 1:55 p.m.<p>Donald Trump may not have any television ads up yet, but he has found another avenue for releasing quick, biting …

Scott Brown to Hold House Parties For Kasich, Christie

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) has said that he will host house parties for Re­pub­lic­an pres­id­en­tial can­did­ates in his New Hamp­shire home. …

Joe Biden and the Democratic Vacuum

“I think panic is the operative mode for the Democratic Party,” David Axelrod, who has been on the receiving end of panic mode many times over the …

The Air Force Tees Up a Battle of the Fighter Jets

If you’re the Pentagon, how do you choose between an aging, but de­pend­able, fight­er jet and a brand new air­craft that you’re not quite sure is up …

The Most Prolific Political Photographer You’ve Never Heard Of

Add to Briefcase<p>Zach Montellaro<p>Aug. 31, 2015, 6:12 a.m.<p>At the Young Americans for Liberty national convention, a gathering of roughly 350 …

The Obamacare ‘Fix’ Most Likely To Pass This Congress

Le­gis­la­tion over­turn­ing the Af­ford­able Care Act’s ex­pan­sion of the small-group in­sur­ance mar­ket is likely to get a look this fall, …

Health Care

The States With The Most Gun Laws See The Fewest Gun-Related Deaths

But there’s still little appetite to talk about more restrictions.

Ash Carter Creates Pentagon’s First Silicon Valley Partnership

NEW­PORT BEACH, Cal­if. — A part­ner­ship to de­vel­op elec­tron­ic com­pon­ents that bend — think touch­screens that wrap around your arm, or …

New Orleans: 10 Years After Katrina

Republican Jewish Coalition TV Ad Attacks Joe Donnelly for Supporting Iran Deal

Sen. Joe Don­nelly isn’t up for reelec­tion for three more years, but after com­ing out in fa­vor of the Ir­an nuc­le­ar deal earli­er this month, …

Federal Court Overturns Ruling Against NSA Mass-Surveillance Program

A fed­er­al court on Fri­day up­held the Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Agency’s bulk-spy­ing pro­gram, over­turn­ing a lower court’s 2013 rul­ing that had …

What “Brownie” Regrets

In the decade since Hurricane Katrina, the image of former President George W. Bush telling Michael Brown, then the administrator of the Federal …

Outsider Candidates Rising in Bernie Sanders’s Vermont Wake

Ver­mont has been a launch-pad for an in­de­pend­ent, self-de­scribed so­cial­ist’s run for the Demo­crat­ic pres­id­en­tial nom­in­a­tion. But …

Episode 31: The Minority Vote

Joe Biden’s Phantom Candidacy Looms Over DNC Meeting

MINNEAPOLIS—Four Democratic presidential candidates are set to address hundreds of party officials here on Friday, but the politician getting much of …

Carly Fiorina: Democrats’ Virginia Shooting Response Is ‘Disappointing’

<b>LE MARS, IOWA</b>—After speaking to a crowd of roughly 100 Iowans on Thursday morning, Carly Fiorina told reporters that the shooting of two Virginia …

Ted Cruz Is Stalking Donald Trump

<b>TUSCALOOSA, Alabama—</b>Four days after Donald Trump drew tens of thousands of supporters to a modest, multipurpose football arena in this state, Ted …

What Does Joe Biden Know?

As Joe Biden edges closer to a presidential run, there’s no shortage of theories as to what he’s up to. Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton has …

Is Carly Fiorina Better Off Being Left Out?

The more serious argument is that if nothing else is clear this season, it’s that the outsiders are winning. There’s Trump, of course, who is somehow …

In Smog Rule Fight, Industry Groups Make their Push in Purple States

While the Obama administration spends the month promoting its much-awaited climate-change rule limiting carbon emissions from the power sector, …

How Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Is Making Its Play for Native American Support

SCHURZ, Nev.—The three organizers from the Clinton campaign had traveled all the way to this small town nestled between jagged mountains and broad …

Will President Obama Reverse Course on Race and Katrina?

Ten years ago, then-Sen. Barack Obama vis­ited fam­il­ies failed by the Bush ad­min­is­tra­tion’s re­sponse to Hur­ricane Kat­rina, re­turned to …

Hillary Clinton Talks Potential Joe Biden Run, Gun Violence

Hil­lary Clin­ton on Wed­nes­day said Joe Biden should be giv­en “space” to make up his mind about a pres­id­en­tial bid and that she had not been …

The Army Will Foot Much of the Defense Department’s Bill for the OPM Hack

Fed­er­al agen­cies have be­gun sub­mit­ting pro­pos­als for how they will cov­er the costs of re­spond­ing to the hack of back­ground …

The 22 Amendments That Could Determine the Fate of the Senate’s Cybersecurity Bill

After a brief but heated battle, sen­at­ors packed up for sum­mer re­cess early this month without vot­ing on a key cy­ber­se­cur­ity bill. In …

Walker’s Medicaid Plan Puts a New Twist on Republican Reform

Re­pub­lic­ans have wanted for dec­ades to turn Medi­caid in­to a block-grant pro­gram. If they win the pres­id­ency and hold onto the Sen­ate in …

Does Joe Biden Have the Ratings it Takes to Run for President?

Add to Briefcase<p>Stephanie Stamm<p>Aug. 24, 2015, 3 a.m.<p>Will he or won’t he? And if he does, does he have a chance? As Vice President Joe Biden decides …

Van Hollen Picks Up Baltimore Endorsements

Rep. Chris Van Hol­len (D-08) an­nounced the sup­port of “three prom­in­ent Bal­timoreans,” Fri­day: City Coun­cil­wo­man Rochelle “Rikki” Spect­or …