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The Week Ahead: Obama Heads to a Tense Korea
Obama begins a week-long trip Asia, Biden heads to Ukraine and its election day in Florida.
Sen. Paul: Phone Records Are Not The Government's Business
Sen. Rand Paul questions whether Americans should be forced to sacrifice personal liberty in order to have more security.
Obama Praises Town's Strength Following Deadly Mudslide
President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised the strength of a small Washington town in mourning after a powerful mudslide took the lives of more than three dozen people, pledging that the entire country “will be there as long as it takes” for the community to recover.
Watch Live: Sen. Paul Speaks at University of Chicago IOP
Senator Rand Paul talks about conservatism at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics
Arkansas Sen. Boozman Recovering From Heart Surgery
Arkansas Sen. John Boozman is recovering after undergoing heart surgery, his office says."Boozman, 63, was taken to the hospital overnight after suffering from pain in his chest and arm.
Mayor Who Agreed With Jewish Center Shooter Resigns
The mayor of tiny Marionville, Missouri steps down after comments supporting the viewpoints espoused by accused murderer and white supremacist are made public. KSHB's Garrett Haake reports.
Arkansas Sen. Boozman Undergoes Surgery
Arkansas Sen. John Boozman is undergoing surgery Tuesday, his office says.“U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) is undergoing surgery at an Arkansas hospital and is receiving excellent care,” a brief statement from Boozman’s office read.
Ryan to Meet With Black Lawmakers After 'Inner Cities' Uproar
After being criticized as racially insensitive for his comments on unemployment in "inner cities," House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., will meet with the Congressional Black Caucus next week to discuss the issue of poverty, an aide for the CBC says.
SCOTUS Upholds Michigan Ban On Affirmative Action
Christie: I'll Never OK Legal Pot in NJ
Gov. Chris Christie says he will “never” permit legalized marijuana use while he’s the governor of New Jersey.Responding to a question about pot legalization on a call-in radio show, Christie cited a recent study that showed even casual marijuana use could be detrimental to the human brain.