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Justice official to be nominated to top Labor slot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to fill yet another second-term Cabinet vacancy, President Barack Obama is set to nominate Thomas Perez, an assistant attorney general, to be the next secretary of labor, the White House says. If confirmed by the Senate, … Continue reading

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Must voters have to prove citizenship to register?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider the validity of an Arizona law that tries to keep illegal immigrants from voting by demanding all state residents show documents proving their U.S. citizenship before registering to vote in national elections. … Continue reading

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How to Shrink the Dangerous Republican Empathy Gap

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A South African cardinal who helped elect Pope Francis this week has told the BBC pedophilia is an illness and not a crime. Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, the Catholic Archbishop of Durban, told BBC Radio 5 on … Continue reading

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Matthew Dowd: CPAC ‘Reminds me of Going to the Land Before Time’

Dowd: CPAC is like the ‘Flintstones’ and the ‘Land Before Time’ DOWD: To me imagery and who is there and what you say is important. And I don’t think divisions are a bad thing. I actually think that a conservative … Continue reading

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More Americans Sympathize With Israel, Don’t Want U.S. to Lead Peace Talks

Many more Americans continue to side with Israel rather than the Palestinian Authority, but – with President Obama‘s first visit there days away – most also prefer to leave peace negotiations to the two protagonists, rather than having the United … Continue reading

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The Note’s Must-Reads for Monday, March 18, 2013

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A South African cardinal who helped elect Pope Francis this week has told the BBC pedophilia is an illness and not a crime. Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, the Catholic Archbishop of Durban, told BBC Radio 5 on … Continue reading

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5 Staffers to Watch on the House and Senate Budget Committees

The House and Senate will be wrangling with their respective budgets this week. There’s little expectation that the two chambers’ products will be combined into a joint budget resolution, but they serve as the starting points for broader budget debates … Continue reading

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Madeleine Albright: Foreign Policy Has Become ‘Much Harder’

After a roundtable appearance on “This Week,” former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright joined Martha Raddatz for an ABC News web exclusive. Albright discussed her career, gave advice for the current Secretary of State John Kerry, and talked about how … Continue reading

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ABC News’ Bob Woodruff on Iraq 10 Years Later

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 17 (Reuters) – The figure skating world championships closed on Sunday as they almost always do with a glitzy gala, arguments and controversy. With a scoring system that is harder to understand than the … Continue reading

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White House Fountain Dyed Green for St. Patrick’s Day

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 17 (Reuters) – The figure skating world championships closed on Sunday as they almost always do with a glitzy gala, arguments and controversy. With a scoring system that is harder to understand than the … Continue reading

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