Today's Five Best Columns
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Jul 10, 2014 11:52AM ET
Evidence suggests that the Benghazi attacks were the work of two separate militant groups, commanders involved in the U.S. response to the attacks told the House Armed Services Committee in testimony released on Wednesday
Jul 10, 2014 9:57AM ET
Todd Akin and the rest of America agree on one thing: his odds of beating Sen. Claire McCaskill in his 2012 Missouri Senate race would have been better if not for the whole "legitimate rape" incident.
Jul 10, 2014 9:29AM ET
Texas Governor Rick Perry got his turn to speak about his meeting with President Obama on Wednesday night, hours after the president characterized the pair's roundtable immigration discussion as "constructive."
Jul 10, 2014 8:20AM ET
The House of Representatives will reconvene at noon after an asbestos scare closed the House wing of the U.S. Capitol.
Jul 9, 2014 7:36PM ET
In a statement on Wednesday, Obama described the meeting as "constructive," but well, this photo also exists.
Jul 9, 2014 6:48PM ET
In a statement in Dallas following a roundtable discussion on the immigration crisis on the Southwest border, the President called on Congress to authorize some $3.8 billion in funds to address the situation there in the short term.
Jul 9, 2014 3:09PM ET
Although it's hardly a surprise to many court watchers, it looks like a legal challenge to Utah's same-sex marriage law will go to the Supreme Court for consideration, after the state announced its intention to appeal to the high court.
Jul 9, 2014 1:18PM ET
House Speaker John Boehner rejected Sarah Palin's scorched earth approach to the border crisis on Wednesday, saying he "disagrees" that impeaching the President is a viable solution
Jul 9, 2014 9:34AM ET
President Obama spent Tuesday night in Denver, Colorado, the beating heart of America's legalized weed revolution, and it was about as weird as you'd expect.
Jul 8, 2014 5:31PM ET
Benjamin Tribbett, a liberal Virginia political blogger who was hired by the Washington Redskins two weeks ago to help defend their increasingly controversial name, announced his intention to resign via Twitter Monday.
Jul 8, 2014 12:17PM ET
"If you haven’t been to Cleveland lately, it’s a real surprise how beautiful it is down by that lake,” Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus told Fox News.
Jul 8, 2014 11:36AM ET
President Obama will request $3.8 billion from Congress to alleviate the immigration crisis at the border, reports The Washington Post.
Jul 8, 2014 11:08AM ET
Democratic Sen. Cory Booker and Republican Sen. Rand Paul are working on a bill that would restructure the criminal justice system in a way that helps criminals readjust to the outside world.
Jul 8, 2014 9:34AM ET
Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democratic Senator from New Jersey, has blamed the Cuban government for creating allegations that he slept with underage prostitutes.
Jul 7, 2014 5:45PM ET
The page obviously hasn't been updated in a while, but it might have been a good idea to update it with a slightly less awkward picture.
Jul 7, 2014 4:32PM ET
A pretty big chunk of people would rather read about Katy Perry than Rick Perry, and most people can't tell you what's in the First Amendment.
Jul 7, 2014 3:02PM ET
ATTENTION ABC: Sarah Palin is interested in being on The View, the talk show that recently lost most of its panelists following the retirement of Barbara Walters.
Jul 7, 2014 2:28PM ET
Washington state's recreational pot dispensaries will receive their first licenses this week to sell a legal product that's less accessible than black market marijuana.
Jul 7, 2014 12:16PM ET
The state of Arizona must grant drivers' licenses to young undocumented immigrants granted work permits under an Obama administration program, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday
Jul 7, 2014 11:29AM ET
States are now releasing their preliminary 2015 Obamacare premiums, which means price hikes could become another negative talking point right before the midterm elections.
Jul 6, 2014 11:55AM ET
The New York Post leads with a story today about a secret plan for President Obama to throw his support behind Sen. Elizabeth Warren for the 2016 Democratic nomination instead of Hillary Clinton. Let's have a look at this.
Jul 3, 2014 2:40PM ET
“Texas needs to be reimbursed for the $500 million we’ve spent," Perry said. "Secure this border Mr. President.”
Jul 3, 2014 12:59PM ET
Chris McDaniel, who lost his runoff election to longtime Republican Senator Thad Cochran in June, is still convinced that the incumbent must have cheated his way into a primary victory.
Jul 3, 2014 9:31AM ET
A week after the Supreme Court ruled that Massachusetts's 35-foot "buffer zone" around abortion clinics was unconstitutional, lawmakers in the state are preparing new laws to protect women.
Jul 2, 2014 5:22PM ET
An independent panel has essentially absolved the NSA of any wrongdoing in its data collection program, concluding its actions were "legal and effective."
Jul 2, 2014 5:16PM ET
A press call held by Sen. Thad Cochran's campaign was cut short by a comparison between harvesting cotton and harvesting votes.
Jul 2, 2014 4:46PM ET
Single women overwhelmingly vote for Democrats, and Fox News just demonstrated why.
Jul 2, 2014 2:09PM ET
Three buses filled mainly with undocumented immigrant children were forced to turn around in southern California Tuesday afternoon after a crowd of 200 to 300 anti-immigration protesters surrounded them.
Jul 2, 2014 11:36AM ET
Although Hillary Clinton's recent comments about her wealth don't quite put her in the same presidential candidate club as Mitt Romney, there is one area where the two seem to have something in common.
Jul 2, 2014 10:36AM ET
The Supreme Court suggested that President Obama make the birth control accommodation for religious non-profits available to the Hobby Lobbys of the world. Unfortunately, that accommodation only works smoothly on paper.