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G8 Summit Protesters Gather In Maryland

Eight of the world's top industrial nations met in Maryland this weekend to discuss the state of the economy, and protesters of all stripes gathered to spread their discontent with the status quo.


George W. Bush Will Return To The White House, Briefly

Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, are expected to return to their home of eight years for the unveiling of their official portraits.

TED's 'Explicitely Partisan' Talk, Briefly Barred From Its Site, Now Everywhere

A TED Talk challenging conventional wisdom that rich entrepreneurs are the number one job creators is now available for public viewing, after TED organizers originally kept the video private because it was too "explicitly partisan."

Romney Phones His Campaign Message Into Swing States

Romney took friendly questions by phone from five participants in swing states on Friday. He told those on the call "You folks are going to have a big say in who our next president is" and that they were not called "by random."
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Analysis: Maryland Special Sessions, New Dynamics On D.C. Council And A Gay Virginia Judge

It's been a busy week for politics in the D.C. area, with Maryland concluding one special session and planning another, D.C. electing a new Ward 5 councilmember, and Virginia denying the appointment of an openly gay judge.


'President Romney's' First Day In Office: All About Reversing Obama Per Ad

In a new Mitt Romney ad, his image makers try to level the distance between the Republican and the incumbent president by referring three times to "President Romney."

Negative Coattails: Could Obama Cost Arkansas Democrats The Legislature?

A little-known challenger threatens to embarrass President Obama in the Arkansas primary Tuesday. Although Obama never expected to carry the state in November, his showing could penalize Democrats down the ticket, and could even threaten a hold on the Legislature dating to Reconstruction.