Ella Lowry

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Snowden won’t find a beacon of civil rights in Ecuador

<b>Edward Snowden</b><p>Does he risk losing goodwill by allying with a president known for his “widespread repression” of the media?<p>Alex Seitz-Wald<p>June 24, 2013 6:38pm (UTC)<p>Alliances of convenience with unsavory governments are nothing new in international politics, but they would seem to be the kind of …

Berlusconi convicted in sex-for-hire trial

<b>Silvio Berlusconi (AP/Riccardo De Luca)</b><p>The former Italian premier has been sentenced to seven years in prison, and is barred from public office for life<p>Associated Press<p>June 24, 2013 6:53pm (UTC)<p>MILAN — A Milan court on Monday convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of paying for sex with …

Sen. Nelson: Putin Pulling the Strings

Sen. Nelson (D-FL) says Russian President Vladimir Putin is the one pulling the strings in Snowden saga. Watch.

McConnell pushed on immigration

A group dedicated to electing more conservatives to the Senate is asking Republican Leader Mitch McConnell to use his influence to put the brakes on the immigration bill.<p>The Senate Conservatives Fund, once affiliated with former Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina, is accusing McConnell of “quietly …

Eric Fanning becomes highest-ranking openly gay person in Defense Dept.

<b>(Patrick Power via Shutterstock)</b><p>Fanning became civilian head of the Air Force after former Air Force Secretary Michael Donley retired on Friday<p>Prachi Gupta<p>June 22, 2013 9:00pm (UTC)<p>Eric Fanning, who became the civilian head of the Air Force after Air Force Secretary Michael Donley retired on …

Liberal activists warm to Hillary Clinton for president

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Hillary Clinton was absent from Netroots Nation, the largest gathering of liberal activists in the country, but when talking about 2016, no one was more present on the lips of attendees here than the former secretary of state.<p>“A lot of people are looking to Hillary Clinton right …