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Social Darwinism as a political issue

Social Darwinism as a political issue

Social Darwinism, a popular topic in the 19th and early 20th centuries, is making its way into modern American politics. President Barack Obama invoked the theory this week to criticize…

Obama criticizing Marine tests limits of free speech

Obama criticizing Marine tests limits of free speech

A Marine facing dismissal for running a Facebook page criticizing the Obama administration is now backed by a team of lawyers and federal congressmen as he fights to stay in…

Romney faces new challenges in battle with Obama

Romney faces new challenges in battle with Obama

As Mitt Romney looked for a sweep in Tuesday’s three Republican primaries to tighten his grip on the party’s nomination, President Barack Obama criticized the GOP front-runner by name in…

Confident Romney appears ready to cruise to nomination

Confident Romney appears ready to cruise to nomination

Appearing ever-more confident in Wisconsin’s primary, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney focused entirely on Democratic President Barack Obama during a campaign trip through this upper Midwestern battleground and predicted a…

Obama, flush with cash, outspending Republican rivals

Obama, flush with cash, outspending Republican rivals

With Republicans locked in a contentious and expensive primary, President Barack Obama has spent a small fortune in recent months to build and maintain a campaign operation that is larger,…

Increasingly confident Romney enters mop-up phase

Increasingly confident Romney enters mop-up phase

After a three-month struggle, Mitt Romney edged into the mop-up phase of the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday, buoyed by Newt Gingrich‘s decision to scale back his…

Supremes zero in Obamacare’s insurance mandate

Supremes zero in Obamacare’s insurance mandate

The heart of the Obama administration‘s health care overhaul hanging in the balance, the Supreme Court is turning to whether the rest of the law can survive if the crucial…

Supremes plunge into the health care debate

Supremes plunge into the health care debate

As demonstrations swirled outside, Supreme Court justices signaled on Monday they are ready to confront without delay the keep-or-kill questions at the heart of challenges to President Barack Obama’s historic…

Historic Supreme Court hearing on Obamacare opens today

Historic Supreme Court hearing on Obamacare opens today

President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is front and center at the Supreme Court for three days of hearings to determine the fate of a law aimed at extending health…

Obama sells access to the White House

Obama sells access to the White House

President Barack Obama is using privileged access to one of America’s greatest landmarks to reward his most generous financial supporters in ways that Republicans Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum can’t…