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Obama offers more scraps to Republicans

Obama offers more scraps to Republicans

President Barack Obama plans to offer Republicans a few more concessions on health care “reform” when he announced his latest revised plan Wednesday. Obama will include a handful of GOP…

Rangel: ‘Hell no, I won’t go’

Ethics-challenged Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel of New York Tuesday denied reports he would step down, at least temporarily, from chairmanship of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee until he…

Bunning fingers the press

Kentucky’s Jim Bunning, the one-man Senate roadblock, flipped the bird Tuesday to ABC’s Zach Wolf, a news producer, during a testy exchange with Jonathan Karl, a reporter for the network.…

GOP’s message to unemployed: ‘Get a job’

Republicans in the Senate aren’t winning any friends among the ever-increasing ranks of the unemployed. First Republican Jim Bunning of Kentucky pulls off a single-handed shutdown of federal transportation programs,…

Obama courts uneasy Democrats on health care ‘reform’

Obama courts uneasy Democrats on health care ‘reform’

President Barack Obama hopes he can convince reluctant Democrats who voted against his health care “reform” plan on its first trip through the House of Representatives. The vote counters in…

More teens getting drunk, stoned

More teens getting drunk, stoned

According to a new report released Tuesday by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, more and more teenagers are boozing it up and getting stoned on grass. The increase reverses…

Sarah, Mitt square off in late-night TV war

Sarah, Mitt square off in late-night TV war

Two contenders for dominance in the Republican Party in 2012 square off against each other on late night TV shows Tuesday and become part of an epic struggle for ratings,…

Nancy Pelosi: Stands by her crooked men

Nancy Pelosi: Stands by her crooked men

When Nancy Pelosi took over the Speaker’s job following the Democratic takeover of Congress in 2006 she promised to “drain the swamp,” referring to the scandal-ridden leadership of the House…

Reconciliation: GOP’s new dirty word

Democrats may hold the majorities in the House and Senate but they are losing the propaganda war daily to Republicans when it comes to opinions of the hearts and minds…

Politics puts thousands out of work

Political posturing in the Senate put thousands of federal transportation employees out of work Monday, stopped an extension of unemployment benefits for 400,000 Americans and halted federal payments to states…