Obama Campaign Raises $32.5 Million

Mon, 2007-07-02 00:31
Senator Barack Obama raised at least $32.5 million from April through June, he announced, and attracted more than 258,000 contributors.

Manhattan: Schumer Seeks Official for Import Inspections

Sun, 2007-07-01 23:43
Senator Charles E. Schumer said that the federal government should appoint an official to coordinate inspections of imported goods.

Al Gore’s Top-Secret Access for the Final ‘Sopranos’ Episode

Sun, 2007-07-01 21:49
Brad Grey, the chairman of Paramount whose studio distributed “An Inconvenient Truth,” gave Al Gore an advance copy of the final episode of “The Sopranos.”

As Senator Rose, Lobbying Became Family Affair

Sun, 2007-07-01 21:19
Lobbying by Fred D. Thompson’s sons after their father won his Senate seat suggests how far the family has come.

Survey Finds Action on Information Requests Can Take Years

Sun, 2007-07-01 21:07
A new survey is the latest proof of a fact well-known to some historians and journalists: agencies often take months or years to respond to requests for information.

Patchwork City: Largely Alone, Pioneers Reclaim New Orleans

Sun, 2007-07-01 21:04
Determined former residents who are bringing the Gentilly neighborhood back to life say government help has been minimal.

U.S. Increases Use of Marshals on Some Flights as a Precaution

Sun, 2007-07-01 20:32
In one of several security measures taken in response to Saturday’s attack at an airport in Scotland, the U.S. is putting extra air marshals on overseas flights.

The Nation: A Bird Watcher Who Can Schmooze

Sun, 2007-07-01 20:05
The Smithsonian is looking for a chief executive who won’t use its funds for personal chandelier cleanings, pool heatings or chauffeur service.

The Nation: Can a Law Change a Society?

Sun, 2007-07-01 19:51
Last week’s Supreme Court decision declared that public schools can’t take explicit account of race to achieve integration, but will a colorblindness mandate succeed?

Putin Arrives in Kennebunkport for 2-Day Visit With the Bushes

Sun, 2007-07-01 19:00
Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, will be fishing with a former U.S. president and trying to iron out policy differences with the current one.

Putin Joins Bush at Family Compound in Maine

Sun, 2007-07-01 17:19
President Putin and President Bush are planning to mix the relaxation of family and fishing with the high anxiety of a growing list of divisive issues.

A Player of Video Games and Politics

Sun, 2007-07-01 15:21
Michael D. Gallagher recently became one of the most important people in the video-game industry when he took office as president of the Entertainment Software Association.

Word for Word | Spying on Reporters: J.F.K. Turns to the C.I.A. to Plug a Leak

Sat, 2007-06-30 19:48
In August 1962, President John F. Kennedy, furious over information leaks to the media, took steps to spy on the national security reporter for The New York Times, Hanson Baldwin.

Perspective on Her Side, Mrs. Edwards Enters Fray

Sat, 2007-06-30 17:03
Since her cancer diagnosis, Elizabeth Edwards has become an increasing presence in her husband’s campaign.

After Bill’s Fall, G.O.P. May Pay in Latino Votes

Sat, 2007-06-30 17:03
The demise of the immigration bill may have damaged the party’s ability to attract more Hispanic voters.

In Steps Big and Small, Supreme Court Moved Right

Sat, 2007-06-30 17:02
In the first full term of the Roberts court, a third of the decisions were decided by 5-to-4 margins, with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy as the linchpin.

Seattle Schools Take Stock After Justices Issue Ruling

Sat, 2007-06-30 16:42
While many school districts may be forced to abandon race-based assignment plans, Seattle will feel little impact from a ruling it helped prompt.

Bush to Urge Putin to Aid in Pressuring Iran

Sat, 2007-06-30 16:35
President Bush will press President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to support a major escalation of economic pressure, officials said.

Ping: The Big Thought Is Missing in National Security

Sat, 2007-06-30 10:22
Why, six years after 9/11, is there no mega-research project to address the plausible security threats to the United States in the 21st century?

Immigrants Work On as Bill Dies and Views Divide

Sat, 2007-06-30 01:54
The day after the Senate failed to move on a proposal for a broad change in immigration law, it was time to take stock.