White House Postpones Congressional Picnic

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_3a33017920.jpgComstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The White House has postponed what is typically a chance for lawmakers and the president to put partisan bickering aside for a night of barbecue, family fun and carefree hobnobbing -- the annual congressional picnic.

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Senator Wants 'Straight Answers' on NSA from Country's Top Spy

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_2ed5150275.jpgMark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, said "No" when asked in March if the federal government was conducting wholesale spying on law abiding Americans.

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John Boehner Calls NSA Leaker Edward Snowden a ‘Traitor’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_91a56dd32d.jpgAlex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday called National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden a “traitor” who put Americans at risk by releasing classified information to the media.

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White House Won't Comment on NSA Leaker Edward Snowden

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_fb84cfcaae.jpgJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) -- The White House offered no comment Monday about Edward Snowden, the contract employee for the National Security Agency who has admitted that he leaked the stories about the NSA's vast surveillance programs.

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Benghazi Hurting Hillary Clinton's Popularity, Poll Shows

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_2cd474d9a6.jpgSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Benghazi might wind up being an albatross for Hillary Clinton. Since 2008, when she unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for president, Gallup has shown Clinton enjoying a favorability rating of at least 60 percent. 

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