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(Moscow) -- Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden is reportedly in talks to return to the U.S. A Russian lawyer for the fugitive said Tuesday that Snowden wants to return home, if he's assured of receiving a fair trial. According to the attorney, a group of U.S. and German...
(Washington, DC) -- Republican House Speaker John Boehner will allow a vote on a full funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security. DHS funding is set to run dry at week's end. Boehner has given up efforts to link DHS funding to a repeal of President Obama's executive...
(Baltimore, MD) -- Former Governor Martin O'Malley will not be running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski. In a statement today, O'Malley said he's confident that some very capable candidates will vie for the seat, but he will not be one...
(Washington, DC) -- "Politico" is reporting that Republican House Speaker John Boehner will allow a vote on a full funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security. DHS funding is set to run dry at week's end. Boehner has apparently given up efforts to link DHS funding to a...
(Florham Park, NJ) -- A new poll gives New Jersey Governor Chris Christie his lowest approval rating among New Jerseyans since becoming governor. Krista Jenkins is the director of the Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind Poll. Jenkins says her survey shows Christie's budget...
(Undated) -- President Obama says the odds are against negotiations to limit Iran's nuclear program being successful. Obama said Monday there's less than a 50-percent chance of a deal. Obama says Iran must agree to a ten-year freeze on sensitive nuclear activity for the U.S. to...
(Washington, DC) -- The State Department says Hillary Clinton may have broken some email rules as Secretary of State. "The New York Times" reports Clinton "exclusively used a personal email account" to conduct government business. That means the messages were not saved on...
(Undated) -- President Obama's police task force is calling for independent reviews of all police killings. The task force appointed after police killings in Ferguson, Missouri, New York City, and Cleveland, Ohio released its findings Monday. The President said the report...
(Undated) -- Republican and Democratic Senators say air travelers could be at risk because the nation's air traffic control systems are vulnerable to hackers. South Dakota Republican John Thune and Florida Democrat Bill Nelson raised that possibility in a letter to...