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HHS cracks down on Indiana Medicaid plan

HHS cracks down on Indiana Medicaid plan

The Health and Human Services Department rejected changes in Indiana’s Medicaid plan Wednesday, saying it illegally bans funding for Planned Parenthood, and sought to make clear that a similar fate…

Heated Senate battle over credit card fees

Heated Senate battle over credit card fees

Consumers are caught in the middle of a fight between financial institutions and merchants as the Senate approaches a showdown vote over whether to block the Federal Reserve from capping…

Parties posture on debt issue

Parties posture on debt issue

The threat of a first-ever default by the federal government is pushing President Barack Obama and Republicans toward a sweeping agreement to cut government spending and increase the Treasury’s borrowing…

In the end, Anthony is just a Weiner

In the end, Anthony is just a Weiner

“Weiner Exposed.” “Weiner’s Pickle.” “Battle of the Bulge.” Those were some of the tabloid headlines lampooning Rep. Anthony Weiner as he struggled to explain how a photo of a man’s…

Feds indict Edwards for misuse of campaign funds

Feds indict Edwards for misuse of campaign funds

In May 2007, as John Edwards endured ridicule for his $400 haircut, a wealthy supporter fired off a note to a campaign aide, vowing to privately pay for his hair…

U.S. threatened with credit rating hit if debt crisis continues

U.S. threatened with credit rating hit if debt crisis continues

Facing a dire warning from a credit rating agency, the Obama administration lobbied some of Congress’ most conservative members Thursday for an increase in the nation’s debt limit. Republicans responded…

Criminal charges expected Friday against John Edwards

Criminal charges expected Friday against John Edwards

Criminal charges are likely to be filed Friday against John Edwards, the culmination of a two-year federal investigation into money used to cover up his extramarital affair during the 2008…

Romney: ‘Obama has failed America’

Romney: ‘Obama has failed America’

Mitt Romney is opening his first formal day as a 2012 Republican presidential contender with a direct challenge to the man he wants to replace and is pitching himself as…

Democrats distort GOP Medicare plan

Democrats distort GOP Medicare plan

Democrats are distorting the fundamentals of a Republican plan to reshape Medicare, falsely accusing the GOP of pushing a proposal that tells the elderly “you’re on your own” with health…

Alaska ready to release Palin emails

Alaska ready to release Palin emails

Alaska is poised to release more than 24,000 pages of emails sent and received by Sarah Palin during her time as governor, providing an inside look into her rise from…