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Feds issue warnings on small plane terrorism threat

Feds issue warnings on small plane terrorism threat

The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Authorities say there is…

Perry’s words may come back to haunt him

Perry’s words may come back to haunt him

Maybe Rick Perry’s not so “Fed Up!” after all. Just nine months ago, the Texas governor released a rhetorical bomb-throwing book under that title. He dismissed Social Security as a…

Illinois Congressman says ‘nada’ to Obama’s job speech

Illinois Congressman says ‘nada’ to Obama’s job speech

An outspoken Republican congressman from Illinois is defending his decision to boycott President Barack Obama’s jobs speech next week. U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said Saturday that Obama is abusing his…

Can Rick Perry stay on top?

Can Rick Perry stay on top?

The Republican race for the White House is about to accelerate dramatically, with a series of debates and events testing whether Rick Perry has staying power and Mitt Romney can…

Battle-weary lawmakers avoid town hall meetings

Battle-weary lawmakers avoid town hall meetings

Too much yelling, not enough listening. Facing organized, often raucous confrontations at political events, some members of Congress this summer abandoned the long-time tradition of open meetings with the folks…

Religion and politics: Always a volatile mix

Religion and politics: Always a volatile mix

Rick Perry dived right in. The Texas governor, now a Republican presidential candidate, held a prayer rally for tens of thousands, read from the Bible, invoked Christ and broadcast the…

Obama caves in to Republicans on clean air regs

Obama caves in to Republicans on clean air regs

In a dramatic reversal, President Barack Obama on Friday scrubbed a clean-air regulation that aimed to reduce health-threatening smog, yielding to bitterly protesting businesses and congressional Republicans who complained the…

Did NASCAR drivers diss President Obama?

Did NASCAR drivers diss President Obama?

Four NASCAR stars will take a pass on meeting President Obama at the White House. It doesn’t have anything to do with politics. When word got out that Tony Stewart,…

Earthquake risk to U.S. nuke plants higher than thought

Earthquake risk to U.S. nuke plants higher than thought

The risk that an earthquake would cause a severe accident at a U.S. nuclear plant is greater than previously thought, 24 times as high in one case, according to an…

Transportation deadlock threatens programs, jobs

Transportation deadlock threatens programs, jobs

Bills necessary to avoid shutdowns of federal transportation and aviation programs are high on Congress‘ to-do list when it returns to work next week. President Barack Obama says as many…