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  • Black lawmakers appeal to DoD over hairstyle ban

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Black female lawmakers are urging Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to reconsider revised Army regulations that ban hairstyles frequently worn by minority women in the military. Sixteen female members of the Congressional Black Caucus signed a letter Thursday to Hagel, stating...

  • Senate committee orders review of 'Cuban Twitter'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked the U.S. Agency for International Development on Thursday to turn over all records about the Obama administration's secret Cuban twitter program as part of a broader review of the agency's civil-society efforts worldwide. The...

  • House panel votes to hold IRS official in contempt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Committee voted Thursday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair of hearings. The official, Lois Lerner, previously headed the IRS division that processes applications for tax-exempt...

  • Pro-Clinton super PAC raises almost $6M

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The super PAC urging Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president said Thursday that it raised $1.7 million in the first three months of the year, almost all of it from small-dollar donors. But the group had a number of bold-faced names who had given $25,000, including...

  • Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday he is satisfied with how the military responded to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Republicans are pressing ahead with multiple congressional investigations, but Rep....

  • Long-sought diplomat added to FBI's 'most wanted'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 was added to the FBI's list of "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" on Thursday, bringing new attention to a case that has long frustrated authorities. William Bradford "Brad" Bishop Jr., a State Department...

  • Boehner: Lawmaker seen kissing aide faces decision

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says the Republican congressman caught kissing an aide in leaked security footage has a decision to make. Boehner says he has spoken with Rep. Vance McAllister but won't share the details of their conversation. The Louisiana congressman's...

  • Cherry blossoms reach peak bloom on target in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's famous cherry blossom trees reached peak bloom Thursday, just in time to provide a colorful finale to the city's spring festival, the National Park Service said. Park officials had predicted the peak bloom would arrive between April 8 and April 12, and they...

  • Official: Kidnapped NC man's daughter prosecutes drug, gang cases; retaliation possible motive

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Official: Kidnapped NC man's daughter prosecutes drug, gang cases; retaliation possible motive.

  • AP-GfK Poll: Tax filing not tough for most

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to figure out your federal tax return? You're not alone, but you're in the minority. With the tax filing deadline looming next week, a majority of Americans say completing a federal tax return is easy, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. The findings...



From the Weekly Standard

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    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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