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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…

States look to Internet taxes for financial salvation

States look to Internet taxes for financial salvation

State governments across the country are laying off teachers, closing public libraries and parks, and reducing health care services, but there is one place they could get $23 billion a…

For 2012, Obama thinks big; GOP wants small

For 2012, Obama thinks big; GOP wants small

Republicans hope voters’ fears about jobs and the economy will help them reclaim a handful of Mountain West and Southern states that were crucial to Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential win.…

McConnell: Don’t look for long-term deal on debt limit

McConnell: Don’t look for long-term deal on debt limit

The Senate’s top Republican is suggesting a short-term increase in the nation’s borrowing limit unless there’s deal soon that includes changes to big entitlement programs. Economists and Obama administration officials…

Obama, Boehner find triumph on the golf course

Obama, Boehner find triumph on the golf course

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner put partisanship aside, at least on the golf course, and teamed up to triumph on the final hole Saturday in their long-awaited…

Ron Paul wins GOP straw poll in New Orleans

Ron Paul wins GOP straw poll in New Orleans

Rep. Ron Paul of Texas has won the presidential straw poll at the Republican Leadership Conference. The perennial libertarian candidate won 612 votes from the gathering that brings presidential candidates,…

Are Obama and Boehner up to par on issues?

Are Obama and Boehner up to par on issues?

Six months in the making, a much anticipated golf game between two of the world’s most powerful people will unfold on a military base whose location was a closely guarded…

Giffords returns to her hometown

Giffords returns to her hometown

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords lost little time after her release from the hospital in returning to her hometown, visiting Tucson for Father’s Day for the first time since shortly after she…

Internet bubble? Don’t bet on it

Internet bubble? Don’t bet on it

But here’s something to keep in mind as the latest case of Internet fever grips Wall Street: It’s still nowhere close to the giddy days of the dot-com boom, when…