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Obama plans Afghan troop cuts

Obama plans Afghan troop cuts

Facing a war-weary public, President Barack Obama is expected to call for a major withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan Wednesday night, with roughly 10,000 coming home to the U.S.…

Oops! Obamacare provides Medicaid for the middle class

Oops! Obamacare provides Medicaid for the middle class

President Barack Obama’s health care law would let several million middle-class people get nearly free insurance meant for the poor, a twist government number crunchers say they discovered only after…

Who the hell is Jon Huntsman?

Who the hell is Jon Huntsman?

Jon Huntsman Jr. is a high school dropout, a Harley-riding ex-governor and a diplomat whose last boss was President Barack Obama. Now this Republican wants Obama’s job. The unusual political…

Tritium leaks found at U.S. nuke plants

Tritium leaks found at U.S. nuke plants

Radioactive tritium has leaked from three-quarters of U.S. commercial nuclear power sites, often into groundwater from corroded, buried piping, an Associated Press investigation shows. The number and severity of the…

Danger lurks: Feds soften nuke industry rules

Danger lurks: Feds soften nuke industry rules

Federal regulators have been working closely with the nuclear power industry to keep the nation’s aging reactors operating within safety standards by repeatedly weakening those standards, or simply failing to…

Axelrod: Republican Presidential wannabes can’t cut it

Axelrod: Republican Presidential wannabes can’t cut it

President Barack Obama‘s chief campaign strategist is dismissive of the Republicans who want his boss’ job, saying they are eager to criticize the Democratic incumbent without offering substantive ways to…

Obama’s lack of action on gun control angers Dems

Obama’s lack of action on gun control angers Dems

More than five months after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head, the White House has yet to take any new steps on gun violence, even though that’s what…

Gates: Obama’s actions in Libya legal

Gates: Obama’s actions in Libya legal

For legal reasons, President Barack Obama rejects the word “hostilities” to describe U.S. involvement in Libya’s civil war. Along the same lines, Defense Secretary Robert Gates calls American actions there…

Obama impersonator goes too far, booted from GOP confab

Obama impersonator goes too far, booted from GOP confab

A Barack Obama impersonator was ushered off the stage after he mocked the Republican presidential hopefuls and joked about the real president’s biracial roots to a room full of conservative…

Obama will do his own Tweeting

Obama will do his own Tweeting

President Barack Obama is taking a more active role on Twitter, 140 characters at a time. Obama’s campaign said in a posting on its website Friday that Obama will tweet…