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Obama’s approval rating hits 60 percent

Obama’s approval rating hits 60 percent

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit its highest point in two years — 60 percent — and more than half of Americans now say he deserves to be re-elected,…

Boehner: Trillions in cuts needed to reduce deficit

Boehner: Trillions in cuts needed to reduce deficit

The top Republican in Congress wants trillions of dollars in spending cuts as part of must-pass legislation allowing the federal government to continue borrowing to keep it operating and meeting…

Obama, GOP share some common ground on Medicare cuts

Obama, GOP share some common ground on Medicare cuts

Unlikely as it may seem, President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress actually share some common ground on the need to curb Medicare costs to fight the spiraling federal debt.…

Vets unhappy with health care cost increases

Vets unhappy with health care cost increases

Health care fees for working-age military retirees would increase slightly under a defense bill unveiled Monday that drew fierce opposition from the 2.1 million-strong Veterans of Foreign Wars. The Pentagon…

CIA ran bin Laden operation

CIA ran bin Laden operation

Has anyone noticed that CIA Director Leon Panetta has said a lot more about the Navy commandos’ killing of Osama bin Laden than has the Pentagon chief, who, after all,…

Pakistan deploys lobbyists to save U.S. aid

Pakistan deploys lobbyists to save U.S. aid

Within hours of the stunning announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. commandos, a lobbying firm representing Pakistan’s government began contacting members of Congress and their staffs…

Cheney undecided on heart transplant

Cheney undecided on heart transplant

Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he hasn’t decided whether to seek a heart transplant. Cheney tells “Fox News Sunday” that his health has improved since last year, when he…

Obama: Risky plan to get bin Laden was best option

Obama: Risky plan to get bin Laden was best option

President Barack Obama says he knew that sending special forces in helicopters to get Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan compound was risky, but he felt it was the best…

Obama spotlights focus on economy, jobs

Obama spotlights focus on economy, jobs

President Barack Obama is reassuring the public that jobs and the economy are his top priority. At the end of a historic and emotionally charged week that began with his…

U.S. mining treasure trove of intelligence from bin Laden raid

U.S. mining treasure trove of intelligence from bin Laden raid

Intelligence experts will mine the secrets of Osama bin Laden as they sort through a trove of material seized during the deadly raid on his Pakistan compound. The documents have…