President Barack Obama listens during his meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk, Monday, March 9, 2015, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Democrats deplore Republican letter to Tehran on nuke talks

In an open letter Monday to the leaders of Iran, Republican lawmakers warned that unless Congress approved it, any nuclear deal they cut wit…

U.S. Capitol dome

Republicans push for union support

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Madison Mayor Paul Soglin addresses a crowd of protestors on Martin Luther King Boulevard, Monday, March 9, 2015, in Madison, Wis., during a protest of the shooting death of Tony Robinson. Madison police officer Matt Kenny shot Robinson on Friday evening while investigating a call that the man was jumping in and out of traffic and had assaulted someone. The officer heard a disturbance and forced his way into an apartment where Robinson had gone. Authorities said Kenny fired after Robinson assaulted him.

Police shooting forces discussion of Madison’s racial divide

Tony Robinson was shot and killed by police officer Matt Kenny early Friday evening.