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Wednesday, February 6,2013

54 countries worldwide implicated in CIA torture program

Since 2001, the U.S. government has implemented a policy of arresting and detaining terrorism suspects, including the use of CIA-run prisons that used torture as a method of extracting information.
Monday, February 4,2013

New Rove group takes aim at extreme Republican candidates

In Indiana, Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock lost to a Democrat, while Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the state by 10 points.
Wednesday, January 30,2013

On 2nd anniversary of revolution, Egypt still in turmoil

It's been two years since the revolution in Egypt ousted the government and helped spark the Arab Spring. But rocks are still flying and unrest still rules the day in the North African country.
Monday, January 28,2013

Gang of 8 puts together immigration plan

The Senate's bipartisan Gang of Eight has agreed on an immigration proposal that would include a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S.
Tuesday, January 22,2013

Scarborough: GOP has backed itself into a corner

President Barack Obama's inauguration speech this week was a sign that he's taking a firm stand.
Monday, January 21,2013

Second term should be mandate for Obama

Now is the time, writes John Nichols for The Nation, for President Barack Obama to govern.
Tuesday, January 15,2013

Potential 2016 Democratic candidates bet on gun control

Following the recent shootings in Connecticut, Oregon, Colorado and elsewhere, gun control has become a central debate.
Tuesday, January 8,2013

Republicans aim to slash spending in coming debt ceiling talks

Picking winners and losers in the recently resolved "fiscal cliff" debate is not easy.
Friday, January 4,2013

House passes part of Hurricane Sandy relief package

One of the darker hours of Rep. John Boehner's term as Speaker of the House may be coming to an end.
Wednesday, January 2,2013

Colorado representatives vote straight party line on 'fiscal cliff' bill

While the bill enjoyed bipartisan support in the Republican-led house, it still passed with a majority of Democratic votes, joined by some Republicans. None of Colorado's Republicans, however, voted in favor of the measure.