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Powell: Cheney takes ‘cheap shots’ in book

Powell: Cheney takes ‘cheap shots’ in book

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney‘s new book levels “cheap shots” at colleagues and mischaracterizes events, ex-Secretary of State Colin Powell said on Sunday. Powell, whose disagreements with Cheney on…

The inconvenience of truth in politics

The inconvenience of truth in politics

Corporations are people. The fundamentals of the economy are strong. I voted for the $87 billion before I voted against it. From Mitt Romney this month to John McCain in…

Tea Party takes its sideshow on the road

Tea Party takes its sideshow on the road

With the Republican campaign for the White House taking shape, hundreds of Tea Party activists kicked off a national bus tour on Saturday, aiming to rally their base and new…

Voters are mad as hell at Congress

Voters are mad as hell at Congress

Memo to Congress: The American public is mad at hell and a lot of that anger is directed at Capitol Hill. The same goes for the tea party. A new…

Rick Perry on Washington: ‘A seedy place’

Rick Perry on Washington: ‘A seedy place’

Washington, current GOP Presidential frontrunner Rick Perry says, is a “seedy place” and needs his “plain speaking” style to clean things up. That’s what the Texas governor told radio host…

Obama’s poll numbers continue to slide but many still blame Bush

Obama’s poll numbers continue to slide but many still blame Bush

A new poll shows 86 percent of Americans think the American economy is a mess and more than half still blame former President George W. Bush for the hard times.…

Dick Cheney: A legend in his own mind?

Dick Cheney: A legend in his own mind?

In Dick Cheney‘s myopic view, he was the sole voice of reason in the chaotic administration of George W. Bush. Cheney, in his soon-to-be released memoir, “In My Time: A…

With CIA help, NYPD spies on New York Muslims

With CIA help, NYPD spies on New York Muslims

In New Brunswick, N.J., a building superintendent opened the door to apartment No. 1076 one balmy Tuesday and discovered an alarming scene: terrorist literature strewn about the table and computer…

Earthquake rattles buildings, nerves in Washington, East Coast

Earthquake rattles buildings, nerves in Washington, East Coast

The most powerful earthquake to strike the East Coast in 67 years shook buildings and rattled nerves from South Carolina to Maine on Tuesday. Frightened office workers spilled into the…

Republicans use politics, redistricting to save House majority

Republicans use politics, redistricting to save House majority

The odds of getting re-elected have gotten better for Rep. Renee Ellmers and other Republican freshmen in the House — thanks to GOP calculations in redrawing congressional maps. The 47-year-old…