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Punchlines: How old is the first lady? And other political questions

Punchlines: How old is the first lady? And other political questionsWashington is abuzz with all kinds of questions. The comics break it down. Take a look at our favorite political jokes of the week, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com.
  • Opinion
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Opinion

Punchlines: How old is the first lady? And other political questions

Punchlines: How old is the first lady? And other political questionsWashington is abuzz with all kinds of questions. The comics break it down
  • Opinion
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Washington

Great moments from past White House Correspondents' Association dinners

Great moments from past White House Correspondents' Association dinnersHighlights from speeches at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner over the years.
  • Washington
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Congress

Boehner Ally Blames Democrats on Stalled AUMF

Boehner Ally Blames Democrats on Stalled AUMFA senior House Republican on Thursday said Democratic opposition is mostly to blame for the stalling of a White House war-authorization measure.
  • Congress
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
World

The politician's guide to the word 'genocide'

The politician's guide to the word 'genocide'As a U.S. senator, Barack Obama pledged to use the term "genocide" to describe the mass killings of Armenians. As president, he's avoided the word. Video provided by Newsy
  • World
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
BUDGETS

White House: House VA funding bill hurts veterans

White House: House VA funding bill hurts veteransThe VA funding bill under would underfund the agency by more than $500 million, according to the White House.
  • BUDGETS
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Pentagon

Obama again avoids calling 1915 Armenian killings 'genocide'

Obama again avoids calling 1915 Armenian killings 'genocide'President Obama will once again stop short of calling the 1915 massacre of Armenians a genocide, prompting anger and disappointment from those who have been pushing him to fulfill a campaign promise and use the politically fraught term on the 100th anniversary of the...
  • Pentagon
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Opinion

Emma Thompson: Move away from risky oil extraction, blind greed in Arctic

Emma Thompson: Move away from risky oil extraction, blind greed in ArcticOpen letter to U.S. Special Arctic Envoy Admiral Papp.
  • Opinion
  • 15 hours, 15 minutes ago