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Can Obama cut debt deal?

Can Obama cut debt deal?

President Barack Obama is confident Democrats and Republicans can cut a “significant deal” to trim the U.S. deficit and increase its borrowing limit to avoid a damaging default, the White…

More flubs from Bachmann

More flubs from Bachmann

Michele Bachmann’s claim that she has “never gotten a penny” from a family farm that’s been subsidized by the government is at odds with her financial disclosure statements. They show…

Blogo convicted of corruption

Blogo convicted of corruption

Rod Blagojevich, who won two terms as Illinois governor before scandal made him a national punch line, was convicted Monday of a wide range of corruption charges, including trying to…

Supremes look at TV nudes

The Supreme Court has added a couple of high-profile constitutional challenges to its lineup of cases for next term: One looking at governmental regulation of television content and the other…

Bachmann plunges into race

Bachmann plunges into race

Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota congresswoman with deep tea party appeal, was ready Monday to officially plow into the Republican presidential primary with a conservative and often freewheeling message honed to…

Huntsman: It’s issues, not religion

Huntsman: It’s issues, not religion

Huntsman spoke to reporters in Nevada during an hour-long campaign stop at the Reno Livestock Events Center, where the Reno Rodeo was about to begin. Three days after formally announcing…

It’s a gay time in New York

It’s a gay time in New York

It was a weekend of wedding proposals, wedding plans and earnest thanks. The hard-won right to same-sex marriage in New York state gave way to joyous thoughts of trips down…

Can Obama salvage stalled debt limit talks?

Can Obama salvage stalled debt limit talks?

Struggling to break a perilous deadlock, President Barack Obama took direct control Friday of national debt-limit negotiations with both Republicans and Democrats. With the White House warning the nation’s economic…

Romney, Bachmann lead GOP field in Iowa poll

Romney, Bachmann lead GOP field in Iowa poll

Republican front-runner Mitt Romney and U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann led a closely watched presidential poll of Iowa Republicans, the state that holds the first contest in the nomination battle. The…

House rebukes Obama on Libya war

House rebukes Obama on Libya war

Challenging presidential power, a defiant U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Friday to deny President Barack Obama the authority to wage war against Libya. But Republicans fell short in an effort to…