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Feds indict Edwards for misuse of campaign funds

Feds indict Edwards for misuse of campaign funds

In May 2007, as John Edwards endured ridicule for his $400 haircut, a wealthy supporter fired off a note to a campaign aide, vowing to privately pay for his hair…

U.S. threatened with credit rating hit if debt crisis continues

U.S. threatened with credit rating hit if debt crisis continues

Facing a dire warning from a credit rating agency, the Obama administration lobbied some of Congress’ most conservative members Thursday for an increase in the nation’s debt limit. Republicans responded…

Weak economy stalls economy

Weak economy stalls economy

U.S. employment probably lost steam in May as high energy prices and the effects of Japan’s earthquake bogged down the economy. Nonfarm payrolls likely increased 150,000 last month, according to…

Romney: ‘Obama has failed America’

Romney: ‘Obama has failed America’

Mitt Romney is opening his first formal day as a 2012 Republican presidential contender with a direct challenge to the man he wants to replace and is pitching himself as…

Boehner wants debt deal within a month

Boehner wants debt deal within a month

Washington needs to wrap up a deal to increase borrowing authority within a month to avoid rattling financial markets, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday. Boehner told…

Alaska ready to release Palin emails

Alaska ready to release Palin emails

Alaska is poised to release more than 24,000 pages of emails sent and received by Sarah Palin during her time as governor, providing an inside look into her rise from…

End of the free ride? House panel votes to cut farm subsidies

End of the free ride? House panel votes to cut farm subsidies

A House committee voted Tuesday to cut farm subsidies to pay for deficit reduction and other budget priorities, chipping away at the billions of dollars a year that are directed…

Republicans to meet with Obama on debt increase

Republicans to meet with Obama on debt increase

  Scores of House Republicans are heading to the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama to demand trillions of dollars in spending cuts as the price for…

You aren’t what you eat: GOP challenges healthy eating rules

You aren’t what you eat: GOP challenges healthy eating rules

House Republicans are pushing back against Obama administration efforts to promote healthier lunches, saying the Agriculture Department should rewrite rules it issued in January meant to make school meals healthier.…

SEAL museum popular after bin Laden killing

SEAL museum popular after bin Laden killing

The biggest attraction at the Navy SEALs’ national museum isn’t memorialized in any artifact or mentioned in any display. But that doesn’t keep visitors from asking. The May 2 killing…