Topic: The Washington Post Company
A Senate committee on Tuesday discussed how to limit the US Supreme Court campaign-finance ruling that opened elections to corporate ads. One suggestion: a constitutional amendment.
02/02/2010 06:51 pm
While dismissing many of the allegations made in Richard Goldstone's UN report on the war, Israel has reportedly disciplined two high-ranking officers for ordering the use of controversial white phosphorus during its invasion of Gaza in early 2009.
02/01/2010 08:58 am
The denial illustrates the difficulties the international community will face in implementing fresh plans to reconcile with segments of the Taliban.
01/31/2010 09:39 am
The Obama administration says it won’t hold the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other Al Qaeda suspects in Manhattan after all, mainly because of security costs and community backlash. But to some, it's another political misstep.
01/30/2010 09:52 am
Germany announced it would to send up to 850 troops, to Afghanistan, one day after French President Sarkozy said he would send no more troops. The US had hoped for a much larger commitment.
01/27/2010 09:29 am
President Obama has called on his 2008 campaign manager, David Plouffe, to help Democrats avoid major losses in the 2010 midterm elections. But it's not a major shift, the White House said Monday.
01/25/2010 04:29 pm
Zero-based budgeting might restore discipline and honesty to a Washington that seems overcome with financial attention-deficit disorder.
01/25/2010 11:51 am
Senator-elect Scott Brown of Massachusetts could provide the 41st Republican vote necessary to block a healthcare reform bill. Moderates of both parties say it’s time to start over with a broad, bipartisan strategy.
01/20/2010 03:50 pm
Rebuilding after the earthquake should not be a job only for the international community.
01/19/2010 02:01 pm
The FBI illegally collected 2,000 phone records between 2002 and 2006 invoking nonexistent terrorism emergencies, according to a report in The Washington Post.
01/19/2010 07:59 am