Ella Lowry

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

Does he risk losing goodwill by allying with a president known for his “widespread repression” of the media?<p>Alliances of convenience with unsavory governments are nothing new in international politics, but they would seem to be the kind of moral relativism that recently teamed-up Edward Snowden and …

Berlusconi convicted in sex-for-hire trial

The former Italian premier has been sentenced to seven years in prison, and is barred from public office for life<p>MILAN — A Milan court on Monday convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of paying for sex with an underage prostitute during infamous ''bunga bunga" parties at his villa and …

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.

Fanning became civilian head of the Air Force after former Air Force Secretary Michael Donley retired on Friday<p>Eric Fanning, who became the civilian head of the Air Force after Air Force Secretary Michael Donley retired on Friday, is now the highest-ranking openly gay member in the Defense …

Liberal activists warm to Hillary Clinton for president - First Read

In what some are saying could be a preview of 2016, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton are showcasing their leadership skills at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Chicago. NBC's Peter Alexander reports.<p>SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Hillary Clinton was absent from Netroots Nation, …