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No expedited review of FOIA request for bin Laden photos

No expedited review of FOIA request for bin Laden photos

The Defense Department is refusing to do a speedy review of a Freedom of Information Act request for graphic photos of Osama bin Laden’s corpse, setting the stage for a…

Outlook for Social Security, Medicare worsens

Outlook for Social Security, Medicare worsens

The bad economy is worsening the already-shaky finances of Medicare and Social Security, draining the trust funds supporting them faster than expected and intensifying the need for Congress to shore…

Congress shies away from Social Security changes

Congress shies away from Social Security changes

Congress, already nervous about voter backlash from Senior Citizens, is backing away from changes to Social Security but the serious long-term financial problems that threatens the system remains. An annual…

Ron Paul readies another fringe run for President

Ron Paul readies another fringe run for President

The “Dr. No” of American politics — two-time Presidential loser Ron Paul — wants his third strike at national office, planning to announce yet another doomed run for the White…

Romney tries to defend hyprocrisy on health care reform

Romney tries to defend hyprocrisy on health care reform

Republican Mitt Romney on Thursday played down the healthcare reforms he crafted as Massachusetts governor as he sought the support of conservatives for his party’s 2012 presidential nomination. The similarities…

As usual, Gingrich plays fast and loose with facts

As usual, Gingrich plays fast and loose with facts

Republican presidential aspirant Newt Gingrich is hitching his star to the era of economic growth in the 1990s when he was House speaker, declaring “We’ve done it before. We can…

Taxes remain sticking point in budget talks

Taxes remain sticking point in budget talks

White House-led negotiations to reduce massive budget deficits and raise the United States’ credit limit laid bare deep divisions on Thursday over whether tax increases could be part of any…

Newt Gingrich: Too old and too out-of-touch to be President?

Newt Gingrich: Too old and too out-of-touch to be President?

When Newt Gingrich last held political office “Seinfeld” was a top-rated TV show. The Spice Girls ruled the pop charts. And pagers — not iPhones — were the must-have tech…

Obama’s approval rating hits 60 percent

Obama’s approval rating hits 60 percent

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit its highest point in two years — 60 percent — and more than half of Americans now say he deserves to be re-elected,…

Boehner: Trillions in cuts needed to reduce deficit

Boehner: Trillions in cuts needed to reduce deficit

The top Republican in Congress wants trillions of dollars in spending cuts as part of must-pass legislation allowing the federal government to continue borrowing to keep it operating and meeting…